Skip to content
Register Sign in Wishlist
The Naval History of Great Britain

The Naval History of Great Britain
A New Edition, with Additions and Notes, and an Account of the Burmese War and the Battle of Navarino

Volume 4

£35.99

Part of Cambridge Library Collection - Naval and Military History

  • Date Published: February 2011
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9781108021685

£ 35.99
Paperback

Add to cart Add to wishlist

Looking for an inspection copy?

This title is not currently available on inspection

Description
Product filter button
Description
Contents
Resources
Courses
About the Authors
  • William James (1780–1827) was a lawyer and naval historian best known for this magisterial history of the Royal Navy between 1793 and 1827. James began to research the role of the Royal Navy in the Revolutionary Wars, publishing five volumes between 1822 and 1824. This was expanded up to 1827 in later editions. In one of the most comprehensive histories of the Navy in the Napoleonic Wars ever published, James' rigorous research methodology using various contemporary sources provides detailed descriptions of the operations of the Royal Navy in the period. Fleet campaigns and minor engagements are discussed, with technical and tactical details of ships and battles also provided. These volumes (here reissued from the 1859 edition) remain an invaluable source of information for the history of the Royal Navy during this fascinating period. Volume 4 covers 1805–1808 and includes the Battle of Trafalgar.

    Customer reviews

    Not yet reviewed

    Be the first to review

    Review was not posted due to profanity

    ×

    , create a review

    (If you're not , sign out)

    Please enter the right captcha value
    Please enter a star rating.
    Your review must be a minimum of 12 words.

    How do you rate this item?

    ×

    Product details

    • Date Published: February 2011
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9781108021685
    • length: 512 pages
    • dimensions: 216 x 29 x 140 mm
    • weight: 0.65kg
    • contains: 6 b/w illus. 4 tables
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    1. 1805 continued. Sir Richard Strachan's action
    2. Light squadrons and single ships
    3. Colonial expeditions
    4. West Indies
    1806. British and French fleets
    5. Light squadrons and single ships
    6. Colonial expeditions
    7. Cape of Good Hope
    8. 1807. British and French fleets
    9. British and Danish fleets
    10. British and Turkish fleets
    11. British and Portuguese fleets
    12. Light squadrons and single ships
    13. Colonial expeditions
    14. Coast of Africa
    15. West Indies
    16. South America
    17. East Indies
    18. 1808. British and French fleets
    19. Anglo-Swedish and Russian fleets
    20. Light squadrons and single ships
    21. Colonial expeditions
    22. West Indies
    23. 1809. British and French fleets
    Appendix.

  • Author

    William James

    Editor

    Frederick Chamier

Sign In

Please sign in to access your account

Cancel

Not already registered? Create an account now. ×

Sorry, this resource is locked

Please register or sign in to request access. If you are having problems accessing these resources please email lecturers@cambridge.org

Register Sign in
Please note that this file is password protected. You will be asked to input your password on the next screen.

» Proceed

You are now leaving the Cambridge University Press website. Your eBook purchase and download will be completed by our partner www.ebooks.com. Please see the permission section of the www.ebooks.com catalogue page for details of the print & copy limits on our eBooks.

Continue ×

Continue ×

Continue ×

Find content that relates to you

Join us online

This site uses cookies to improve your experience. Read more Close

Are you sure you want to delete your account?

This cannot be undone.

Cancel

Thank you for your feedback which will help us improve our service.

If you requested a response, we will make sure to get back to you shortly.

×
Please fill in the required fields in your feedback submission.
×