Frigates and foremasts : the North American Squadron in Nova Scotia waters, 1745-1815 (eBook, 2008) [WorldCat.org]
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Frigates and foremasts : the North American Squadron in Nova Scotia waters, 1745-1815

Author: Julian Gwyn
Publisher: Vancouver : UBC Press, [2008], ©2003.
Series: Studies in Canadian military history, 4
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A meticulously researched and groundbreaking study of the activities and motivations of the British Navy on North America's eastern seabord.

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Genre/Form: Livre électronique (Descripteur de forme)
Ressource Internet (Descripteur de forme)
Named Person: Nouvelle-Écosse; Nouvelle-Écosse.
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Julian Gwyn
OCLC Number: 757511721
Notes: Titre de l'écran-titre (visionné le 5 déc. 2008).
Awards: Winner of John Lyman Book Award, North American Society for Oceanic History 2004 (United States)
Commended for Keith Matthews Prize, Canadian Nautical Research Society 2004 (Canada)
Short-listed for Honourable Mention, Keith Matthews Prize, Canadian Nautical Research Society 2004 (Canada)
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Preface1 The Siege of Louisbourg and Its Aftermath, 1745-552 The Halifax Squadron in Peace and War, 1755-753 Naval War with Rebel America, 1775-834 Short Peace and Long War, 1783-18075 Preying on American Commerce, 1793-18126 Maritime War with the United States, 1812-157 Conclusion and EpilogueNotesBibliographyIndex
Series Title: Studies in Canadian military history, 4
Responsibility: Julian Gwyn.

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One of the great benefits of the recent upsurge in maritime and naval history has been the attention paid to topics or areas heretofore considered marginal. Julian Gwyn has provided here a welcome Read more...

 
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