Every Man Will Do His Duty by Dean King
An Anthology of Firsthand Accounts from the Age of Nelson

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The history of the Royal Navy during the Napoleonic Wars comes alive through letters, diaries, official chronicles, accounts of life at sea, and eyewitness descriptions of great sea battles, such as Cape St. Vincent and Trafalgar, the death of Nelson, and more."

About Dean King

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Dean King is an established expert on nautical literature and on Patrick O'Brian. His previous books include A Sea of Words (Owl Books, 0-8050-5116-3), Harbors and High Seas (Owl Books, 0-8050-5948-2), and Every Man Will Do His Duty (Owl Books, 0-8050-4609-7). He is the editor of the Heart of Oak Sea Classics series. John B. Hattendorf is the Ernest J. King Professor of Maritime History and Chairman, Maritime History Department, U.S. Naval War College, Newport, Rhode Island. He holds degrees in history from Kenyon College, Brown University, and the University of Oxford. He has been awarded an honorary doctorateof humane letters and the Caird Medal of the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich. Hattendorf currently serves as President of the North American Society for Oceanic History.
Published June 1, 1997 by Henry Holt & Co. 425 pages
Genres: History, War, Biographies & Memoirs. Non-fiction

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