By Christopher Lloyd
Naval histories usually cease brief on the demise of Nelson. This publication succinctly fills the distance by means of masking the golden age of British sea strength – the interval which observed the defeat of Napoleon, the yank conflict, the growth of the empire, the creation of the steamship and the defeat of the 1st German threat. not just a galaxy of heroic episodes, this ebook additionally highlights the connection among the military in struggle and peace to the kingdom as an entire.
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A Short History of the Royal Navy: 1805-1918: Volume 21 (Routledge Library Editions: Military and Naval History) by Christopher Lloyd