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Jack Nastyface

ISBN 10 : UVA:X006126954
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William Robinson, whose pseudonym may well have been his lower-deck nickname, volunteered for naval service in May 1805. This was in itself unusual by this time, but, rather more t..

The Myth Of The Press Gang

ISBN 10 : 9781783270033
ISBN 13 : 1783270039

Overturns the generally held view that the press gang was the main means of recruiting seamen by the British navy in the late eighteenth century...

British Naval Captains Of The Seven Years War

ISBN 10 : 9781843837510
ISBN 13 : 184383751X

Presents rich detail on captains' duties and everyday lives...

The Evil Necessity

ISBN 10 : 9780813933511
ISBN 13 : 081393351X

A fundamental component of Britain’s early success, naval impressment not only kept the Royal Navy afloat—it helped to make an empire. In total numbers, impressed seamen were s..

Anglo Jewry Since 1066

ISBN 10 : 9781847796974
ISBN 13 : 1847796974

Anglo-Jewry since 1066: Place, locality and memory' is a study of the history and memory of Anglo-Jewry from medieval times to the present and is the first to explore the construct..

In Nelson S Wake

ISBN 10 : 9780300217322
ISBN 13 : 0300217323

Horatio Nelson’s celebrated victory over the French at the Battle of Trafalgar in 1805 presented Britain with an unprecedented command of the seas. Yet the Royal Navy’s role in..

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