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The Armada.

Author: Garrett Mattingly
Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin, 1959.
Series: Sentry editions.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Describes the English defeat of the Spanish Armada in 1588 in the framework of European history. Also covers diplomacy, strategy, and politics.
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Genre/Form: History
Naval history
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Mattingly, Garrett, 1900-1962.
Armada.
Boston, Houghton Mifflin, 1959
(OCoLC)651577367
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Garrett Mattingly
ISBN: 0395486823 9780395486825 0395083664 9780395083666
OCLC Number: 399030
Description: 443 pages illustrations 22 cm.
Contents: Curtain raiser --
Simplicity of a city --
Perplexity of a queen --
The end of a gay season --
Plans of operations --
The bitter bread --
God's obvious design --
"The wind commands me away" --
A beard is singed --
"No matter of substance" --
Barrel staves and treasure --
An arm is cut off --
The happy day --
The uses of victory --
Ominous year --
The company of these noble ships --
"In the hope of a miracle" --
The day of the barricades, I --
The day of the barricades, II --
The invincible sets sail --
"The advantage of time and place" --
Entrance into the arena --
First blood --
"A terrible value of great shot" --
In formidable order --
The hellburners --
The order broken --
The tardy miracle --
"Myself your general" --
Drake is captured! --
The long road home --
End of a tall man --
The winds of God --
Not a whit dismayed.
Series Title: Sentry editions.

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Describes the English defeat of the Spanish Armada in 1588 in the framework of European history. Also covers diplomacy, strategy, and politics.

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