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The Pursuit of Victory: The Life and Achievement of Horatio Nelson

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Publisher Comments:

While fully acknowledging Nelson's extraordinary charisma and skill as a leader, Knight takes a cool look at the old orthodoxies about Nelson's deep humanity and Christian piety, demonstrating the ruthlessness that was a core aspect of his personality.

Synopsis:

The definitive biography of Horatio Nelson

Synopsis:

Destined to be the definitive account of Horatio Nelson’s life for generations, the dazzling biography greatly enriches our understanding of this extraordinary man.

About the Author

Roger Knight is one of Britain’s foremost experts on naval history and a renowned Nelson scholar. He was the chief curator and deputy director of the National Maritime Museum, London, and is now visiting professor of naval history at the Greenwich Maritime Institute.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780465037650
Subtitle:
The Life and Achievement of Horatio Nelson
Publisher:
Basic Books
Author:
Knight, Roger
Subject:
General
Subject:
Historical - British
Subject:
Military
Subject:
Europe - Great Britain - General
Subject:
World
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Publication Date:
20070605
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
936
Dimensions:
9.25 x 6.13 in 43.5 oz

Related Subjects

History and Social Science » Europe » Great Britain » Hanover to Victorian Period
History and Social Science » World History » England » Historical Biographies

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Destined to be the definitive account of Horatio Nelson’s life for generations, the dazzling biography greatly enriches our understanding of this extraordinary man.
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