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Cochrane : the real master and commander / David Cordingly.

Author/Creator:
Cordingly, David.
Edition:
1st U.S. ed.
Publication:
New York : Bloomsbury USA ; [S.l.] : Distributed to the trade by Holtzbrinck Publishers, 2007.
Format/Description:
Book
xvi, 420 p., [24] p. of plates : ill. (some col.), maps ; 25 cm.
Subjects:
Dundonald, Thomas Cochrane, Earl of, 1775-1860.
Admirals -- Great Britain -- Biography.
Great Britain -- History, Naval -- 19th century.
Contents:
A Scottish upbringing: 1775-1793
From midshipman to lieutenant: 1793-1800
Commander of the Speedy: 1800-1801
A dark interlude: 1801-1804
The flying Pallas: 1804-1806
Member of Parliament for Honiton: 1806-1807
The Westminster election: 1807
Return to the Mediterranean: 1807-1808
The coastal raids of the Imperieuse: 1808
The defence of Fort Trinidad: 1808
Entering the gates of hell: 1809
The French fleet aground: 1809
The court martial of Lord Gambier: 1809
Riots and romance: 1809-1814
The Stock Exchange scandal: 1814
The wilderness years: 1814-1818
The liberation of Chile and Peru: 1818-1822
Brazil and beyond: 1822-1825
A Greek fiasco: 1825-1828
The fightback: 1828-1851
The last years: 1851-1860.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. [373]-376) and index.
ISBN:
9781582345345
1582345341
OCLC:
148910646
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