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The line upon a wind

NoГ«l Mostert

The line upon a wind

the great war at sea, 1793-1815

by NoГ«l Mostert

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Published by W.W. Norton & Co. in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Anglo-French War, 1793-1802 -- Naval operations.,
  • Napoleonic Wars, 1800-1815 -- Naval operations.,
  • Seafaring life -- History -- 18th century.,
  • Seafaring life -- History -- 19th century.,
  • Europe -- History, Naval -- 18th century.,
  • Europe -- History, Naval -- 19th century.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesGreat war at sea, 1793-1815
    StatementNoel Mostert.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDC226.4 .M68 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxv, 774 p., [16] p. :
    Number of Pages774
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23086601M
    ISBN 100393066533
    ISBN 109780393066531
    LC Control Number2007039313

    The Line upon a Wind: The Great War at Sea, – By Noel Mostert [Review by Martin Robson] Classics Revisited: A.J. Liebling's World War II Writings By John Whittier-Ferguson: The Somme: The Darkest Hour on the Western Front.   Prices (including delivery) for The Line Upon a Wind by Noel Mostert. ISBN: Released on: J

    The thrilling story of Britain's death-struggle with Revolutionary France, wherein Napoleon is checkmated by Nelson's brilliant naval 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. Now the South Wind would fling it to the North Wind to be driven on, and now again the East Wind would yield it to the West Wind to drive. [] But the daughter of Cadmus, Ino of the fair ankles, saw him, even Leucothea, who of old was a mortal of human speech, but now in the deeps of the sea has won a share of honor from the gods.

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