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Resolution : Two Brothers. A Nation in Crisis. A World at War.

Author: David Rutland; Emma Ellis
Publisher: London : Head of Zeus, 2017.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The story of the contrasting fortunes of two aristocratic brothers in the age of the American Revolution offers a fascinating and finely etched portrait of Georgian England.
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Rutland, David.
Resolution : Two Brothers. A Nation in Crisis. A World at War.
London : Head of Zeus, ©2017
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David Rutland; Emma Ellis
ISBN: 9781784979904 1784979902
OCLC Number: 979054796
Description: 1 online resource (446 pages)
Contents: Welcome Page; About Resolution; Dedication; Epigraph; Contents; Foreword; Preface; Note to the reader; Maps; Prologue; Chapter 1: 'Isles of ice'; Chapter 2: 'Going at it bald-headed'; Chapter 3: 'Granby's sons'; Chapter 4: 'A place without honour, profit or pleasure'; Chapter 5: 'These are the times that try men's souls'; Chapter 6: 'The oak of old England'; Chapter 7: 'Prodigious bickerings'; Chapter 8: 'An extreme hard case'; Chapter 9: 'Now move heaven and earth'; Chapter 10: 'Whatever expedition we may make'; Chapter 11: 'The time now seems big with events' Chapter 12: 'A slight inconvenience'Chapter 13: 'A very great esteem for the Lady'; Chapter 14: 'My dear little Lord'; Chapter 15: 'The darling of your soul'; Chapter 16: 'Claret is a bad medicine'; Chapter 17: Epilogue:'The dear old chateau'; Plate Section; Family tree; Glossary; Notes on the text; Manuscript sources; Select bibliography; Acknowledgements; Index; About David Rutland and Emma Ellis; An Invitation from the Publisher; Copyright.

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'Both an enthralling saga of two generations of the Manners family and a finely delineated portrait of aristocratic, political and naval life in mid-Georgian England' Military History Monthly. 'Vivid Read more...

 
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