Admiral Blake (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

Admiral Blake (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

by David Hannay
     
 

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Admiral Robert Blake (1599–1657) founded British sea power. In this 1886 biography, the distinguished naval historian David Hannay brings to vivid life a career that spanned the English Civil War, the first Anglo-Dutch war, and the struggle against the Barbary pirates.

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Admiral Robert Blake (1599–1657) founded British sea power. In this 1886 biography, the distinguished naval historian David Hannay brings to vivid life a career that spanned the English Civil War, the first Anglo-Dutch war, and the struggle against the Barbary pirates.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781411453890
Publisher:
Barnes & Noble
Publication date:
05/17/2011
Series:
Barnes & Noble Digital Library
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
210
File size:
299 KB

Meet the Author


David McDowall Hannay (1853-1934) was a British naval historian, who helped to prove sea power as an important military tool. As a journalist, he contributed to many, varied publications. His works include A Short History of the Royal Navy, The Navy and Sea Power, Naval Courts Martial, The Sea Trader, biographies of Tobias Smollett and Frederick Marryat, and the novels King Dobbs, Eustace Conyers, and Singleton Fontenoy.

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