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The pursuit of victory : the life and achievement of Horatio Nelson, Roger Knight

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The pursuit of victory : the life and achievement of Horatio Nelson
Title
The pursuit of victory
Title remainder
the life and achievement of Horatio Nelson
Statement of responsibility
Roger Knight
Title variation
Life and achievement of Horatio Nelson
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A definitive portrait of the life and accomplishments of Admiral Horatio Nelson, who led the British navy to victory over Napoleon in the Battle of Trafalgar
Biography type
individual biography
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164681
Cataloging source
BKL
Dewey number
940.2745092
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
DA87.1.N4
LC item number
K58 2005b
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
Target audience
adult
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the life and achievement of Horatio Nelson
Label
The pursuit of victory : the life and achievement of Horatio Nelson, Roger Knight
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published: London : A. Lane ; New York : Penguin, 2005
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 684-712) and index
Contents
Youth and disappointment, 1758-1793. Burnham Thorpe (September 1758-April 1771) -- The Navy in 1771 -- Horace Nelson, Midshipman (May 1771-April 1777) -- Lieutenant to Captain : the West Indies (April 1777-November 1780) -- Albemarle (November 1780-March 1784) -- Boreas and the West Indies (March 1784-July 1786) -- Senior Naval Officer, Leeward Islands (August 1786-November 1787) -- Half-pay in Norfolk (December 1787-December 1792) -- Maturity and triumph, 1793-1798. The Navy in 1793 -- The commissioning of the Agamemnon (January-August 1793) -- The western Mediterranean : frustrated subordinate (July 1793-July 1795) -- The western Mediterranean : independent command (July 1795-December 1796) -- La Minerve and the Blanche to Porto Ferrajo (December 1796-February 1797) -- The battle of Cape St Vincent and the blockade of Cadiz (14 February-14 July 1797) -- Disaster at Santa Cruz (14 July-4 September 1797) -- Recovery and high command (September 1797-May 1798) -- Chasing the French (3 May-1 August 1798) -- The battle of the Nile (1 August-22 September 1798) -- Passion and discredit, 1798-1801. Palermo and Naples (22 September 1798-6 August 1799) -- Dalliance and dishonour (7 August 1799-8 November 1800) -- Separation (8 November 1800-March 1801) -- Copenhagen (March-2 April 1801) -- Commander-in-Chief, Baltic Fleet (April-June 1801) -- Boulogne (July-October 1801) -- Adulation and death, 1801-1805. Peace and the journey to Wales (October 1801-May 1803) -- The Peace of Amiens (October 1801-May 1803) -- Commander-in-Chief, Mediterranean (May 1803-January 1805) -- The long chase (January-September 1805) -- Trafalgar (14 September-21 October 1805) -- The transfiguration. The funeral (9 January 1806) -- The nineteenth and twentieth centuries -- The summing-up
Control code
2580099
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xxxv, 873 p., [24] p. of plates
Isbn
9780465037643
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), maps, ports.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm62368720
  • (OCoLC)62368720
Label
The pursuit of victory : the life and achievement of Horatio Nelson, Roger Knight
Publication
Note
Originally published: London : A. Lane ; New York : Penguin, 2005
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 684-712) and index
Contents
Youth and disappointment, 1758-1793. Burnham Thorpe (September 1758-April 1771) -- The Navy in 1771 -- Horace Nelson, Midshipman (May 1771-April 1777) -- Lieutenant to Captain : the West Indies (April 1777-November 1780) -- Albemarle (November 1780-March 1784) -- Boreas and the West Indies (March 1784-July 1786) -- Senior Naval Officer, Leeward Islands (August 1786-November 1787) -- Half-pay in Norfolk (December 1787-December 1792) -- Maturity and triumph, 1793-1798. The Navy in 1793 -- The commissioning of the Agamemnon (January-August 1793) -- The western Mediterranean : frustrated subordinate (July 1793-July 1795) -- The western Mediterranean : independent command (July 1795-December 1796) -- La Minerve and the Blanche to Porto Ferrajo (December 1796-February 1797) -- The battle of Cape St Vincent and the blockade of Cadiz (14 February-14 July 1797) -- Disaster at Santa Cruz (14 July-4 September 1797) -- Recovery and high command (September 1797-May 1798) -- Chasing the French (3 May-1 August 1798) -- The battle of the Nile (1 August-22 September 1798) -- Passion and discredit, 1798-1801. Palermo and Naples (22 September 1798-6 August 1799) -- Dalliance and dishonour (7 August 1799-8 November 1800) -- Separation (8 November 1800-March 1801) -- Copenhagen (March-2 April 1801) -- Commander-in-Chief, Baltic Fleet (April-June 1801) -- Boulogne (July-October 1801) -- Adulation and death, 1801-1805. Peace and the journey to Wales (October 1801-May 1803) -- The Peace of Amiens (October 1801-May 1803) -- Commander-in-Chief, Mediterranean (May 1803-January 1805) -- The long chase (January-September 1805) -- Trafalgar (14 September-21 October 1805) -- The transfiguration. The funeral (9 January 1806) -- The nineteenth and twentieth centuries -- The summing-up
Control code
2580099
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xxxv, 873 p., [24] p. of plates
Isbn
9780465037643
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), maps, ports.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm62368720
  • (OCoLC)62368720

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