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Nelson

A Dream of Glory

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Nelson: A Dream of Glory: v. 1 by John Sugden
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There have been numerous biographies of Nelson, but most fail to penetrate the mythology encrusting Britain's greatest naval hero. John Sugden has examined thousands of naval, military, diplomatic and personal documents. He has ruthlessly stripped away the legends and brilliantly reconstructed Nelson's private and public life. Nelson: A Dream of Glory charts the period of Nelson's career most neglected by earlier writers - from childhood to his debut as a public hero after the breathtaking victory against the French at Cape St Vincent, when he became an admiral and stood on the verge of international fame. Dealing with every facet of Nelson's life - the man, the naval officer and the Georgian - Sugden offers the only full account of the early voyages and the first complete analysis of the formative incidents in his career, including his conflict with civil and naval superiors in the West Indies, his campaigns in Corsica and his service as a commodore in the Mediterranean. Throughout there are revealing discoveries about his relationships with his family, patrons, officers and also, with his women. Nelson: A Dream of Glory combines ground-breaking scholarship with a vivid and compel

Author Biography

Born and raised in Yorkshire, author and lecturer John Sugden holds degrees from the Universities of Leeds, Lancaster and Sheffield, and has pursued historical research in archives throughout Britain and North America. His books include biographies of Sir Francis Drake and the Native American chief, Tecumseh. He is a member of the Society for Nautical Research.
Release date NZ
September 2nd, 2004
Author
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Illustrations
Illustrations, maps, ports.
Imprint
Jonathan Cape Ltd
Pages
960
Dimensions
163x241x54
ISBN-13
9780224060974
Product ID
1660846

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