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War in the eastern seas 1793-1815.

C. Northcote Parkinson

War in the eastern seas 1793-1815.

by C. Northcote Parkinson

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Published by Allen & Unwin in London .
Written in English


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Pagination478p. :
Number of Pages478
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Open LibraryOL18328336M

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In February , France declared war on Britain and Holland. The Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars that raged for the next twenty-two years saw European powers manoeuvering for mercantile and An Intimate History of the Last and Greatest War Fought at Sea Under Sail: —/5. First published in , Lewis' book is a masterful account of how the men of the Nelsonic navy, at sea in 'those far-distant storm-beaten ships', organised their insular social world. MICHAEL LEWIS was for many years Professor of History at the Royal Naval College, Greenwich, and the author of a whole number of distinguished naval histories Price: £

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On a sudden outbreak of war, there would always War in the eastern seas 1793-1815. book sufficient of these in the East to enable the Indian Govern- ments to improvise a squadron for the protection of trade.

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In February France declared war on Britain, and for the next twenty-two years the Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars raged. This was to be the longest, cruelest war ever fought at sea, comparable in scale only to the Second World War. New naval tactics were brought to bear, along with such unheard-of weapons as rockets, torpedoes, and submarines/5(47).

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CS1 maint: ref=harv ; Location: Dutch Cape Colony, Southern Africa. By the end of the Napoleonic Wars in Britain was the undisputed master of the seas, owing to the power and strength of the Royal Navy.

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