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The Nelson touch : the life and legend of Horatio Nelson

Author: Terry Coleman
Publisher: Oxford [England] ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2002.
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"Admiral Nelson captures our imaginations like few other military figures. A mixture of tactical originality, raw courage, cruelty, and romantic passion, Nelson in action was daring and direct, a paramount naval genius and a natural-born predator. Now, in The Nelson Touch, Terry Coleman provides a portrait of Britain's most revered naval figure, based on much fresh research in primary sources."--BOOK JACKET.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Naval history
Biographies
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Coleman, Terry, 1931-
Nelson touch.
Oxford [England] ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2002
(OCoLC)607447058
Named Person: Horatio Nelson Nelson, Viscount; Horatio Nelson, Viscount; Horatio Nelson Nelson, Viscount
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Terry Coleman
ISBN: 0195147413 9780195147414 0195173228 9780195173222
OCLC Number: 49805550
Notes: Originally published under title: Nelson. London : Bloomsbury, 2001.
Description: xix, 424 p. : ill. (some col.), maps ; 24 cm.
Other Titles: Nelson
Responsibility: Terry Coleman.
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"Admiral Nelson captures our imaginations like few other military figures. A mixture of tactical originality, raw courage, cruelty, and romantic passion, Nelson in action was daring and direct, a paramount naval genius and a natural-born predator. Now, in The Nelson Touch, Terry Coleman provides a portrait of Britain's most revered naval figure, based on much fresh research in primary sources."--BOOK JACKET.

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