The Wooden World: An Anatomy of the Georgian Navy

Download ^ The Wooden World: An Anatomy of the Georgian Navy PDF by ^ N. A. M. Rodger eBook or Kindle ePUB Online free. The Wooden World: An Anatomy of the Georgian Navy Very Good Book The writer of this book is an academic historian of some importance and he appears to be in the midst of writing a three volume history of the British navy. This book is a little more specalised and tells what it was like to serve on a British ship in the 18th Century.The main theme of the book is to rebut academic theories which suggest that the British. Fascinating social comparison chinakids The Wooden World provides an excellent overview of what life was like for the navy duri

The Wooden World: An Anatomy of the Georgian Navy

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Rating : 4.46 (693 Votes)
Asin : 0393314693
Format Type : paperback
Number of Pages : 464 Pages
Publish Date : 2014-06-10
Language : English

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“Rodger provides the reader with the most authoritative and enjoyable text on the subject that can be imagined.” (Patrick O'Brian)

Very Good Book The writer of this book is an academic historian of some importance and he appears to be in the midst of writing a three volume history of the British navy. This book is a little more specalised and tells what it was like to serve on a British ship in the 18th Century.The main theme of the book is to rebut academic theories which suggest that the British. Fascinating social comparison chinakids The Wooden World provides an excellent overview of what life was like for the navy during the age of sail. Most of the details are referenced by contemporary letters or documents. If you are a fan of Hornblower or Aubrey, this book will greatly enhance your understanding of how the social world worked on a ship. An interesting point is that the social sy. Dirt doc. said An outstanding book by an expert,. An outstanding book by an expert, steeped in the lore of the wooden world of the 17th and 18th centuries

The Wooden World provides the most complete history of a navy at any age, and is sure to be an indispensable volume for all fans of Patrick O'Brian, English history, and naval history.. Rodger comes the most revealing account yet of the mighty Georgian navy and British naval society of the eighteenth century. Meticulously researched, Rodger's portrait draws the reader into this fascinatingly complex world with vivid, entertaining characters and full details of life below the decks. A. From the award-winning naval scholar N. M

A. . N. He lives in England. Rodger is professor of naval history at Exeter University and a fellow of the British Academy. He is the author of The Wooden World and the highly acclaimed volumes of his naval history of Britain, The Safeguard of the Sea and The Command of the Ocean. M