Broadsides: The Age of Fighting Sail, 1775-1815 by Nathan Miller

By Nathan Miller

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"Pace the pitching black deck with a sleepless Admiral Nelson the evening earlier than conflict bestows everlasting relaxation and peerless immortality upon him; envision with Mahan the storm-tossed and ever-watchful ships-of-the-line that saved England safe from invasion; ask yourself in awe at Collingwood's commitment in operating himself to demise after Trafalgar increased him to fundamental accountability for England's imperial safeguard within the Mediterranean. All of this and extra awaits the reader who will sail via those pages, each of that is etched with the indelible services and boundless enthusiasm of Nathan Miller, grasp of naval history."--Kenneth J. Hagan, Professor of heritage and Museum Director Emeritus, U.S. Naval Academy, Professor of procedure, U.S. Naval struggle College

"This isn't just encouraged naval history--the own lives of the seafarers themselves, from cabin boy to admiral, are given beneficiant treatment."--The occasions (London)

"A wealth of detail...Descriptions of dreadful dwelling stipulations aboard cramped wood vessels fall down to bloody decks after shut combat....A good creation to a turbulent period at sea."--Publishers Weekly

"[As] a better half to the preferred nautical novels of C. S. Forester and Patrick O'Brian--it succeeds brilliantly."--Daily Telegraph (London)

"The descriptions of the nice sea commanders and their battles reveal all of the craft of the talented writer....Read Broadsides for entertainment as a well-informed, action-packed naval narrative."--The Christ Church Press

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