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The command of the ocean : a naval history of Britain 1649-1815

Author: N A M Rodger; National Maritime Museum (Great Britain)
Publisher: London : Penguin, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st Penguin ed in this formatView all editions and formats
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By the beginning of the 19th century Britain's Navy was the most powerful in the world and ruled the waves. This text charts the nation's rise to mastery of the ocean. It tells the story not just of the great voyages and battles, but also describes how ordinary men and women lived and worked at sea.
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Genre/Form: History
Naval history
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: N A M Rodger; National Maritime Museum (Great Britain)
ISBN: 9780141026909 0141026901 0140288961 9780140288964
OCLC Number: 966377780
Notes: Originally published: London: Allen Lane, 2004.
Awards: Short-listed for British Academy Book Prize 2005
Description: lxv, 907 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 20 cm
Responsibility: N.A.M. Rodger.

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Describes the rise of Britain to naval greatness, and the central place of the Navy and naval activity in the life of the nation and government. This work describes not just battles, voyages and  Read more...

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Rodger illuminates the world of Nelson and Hardy and its portrayal by C. F. Forrester in the Hornblower novels and Patrick O Brian in the Aubrey and Maturin cycle . . . to understand the Royal Navy Read more...

 
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