Now That You Asked: Nelson's Navy

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Have you ever wondered what it would be like to go back in time? Have you ever wanted to ask an expert what it would be like to walk the streets of ancient Athens or Rome, or serve on one of Nelson's ships?

Now you can via the Now That You Asked... series of books from Fireship Press.
Now That You Asked: Nelson's Navy starts with a tour of a 74-gun ship-of-the-line; and details what life was like for her ...
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Overview

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to go back in time? Have you ever wanted to ask an expert what it would be like to walk the streets of ancient Athens or Rome, or serve on one of Nelson's ships?

Now you can via the Now That You Asked... series of books from Fireship Press.
Now That You Asked: Nelson's Navy starts with a tour of a 74-gun ship-of-the-line; and details what life was like for her officers and men. How did they live? What were their duties? What were their rewards and their punishments? How did they eat, sleep, drink, have fun, and express their sorrow? Almost 100 specific questions are asked and answered.
This is a "must read" book for anyone interested in nautical fiction, or in understanding the ships and men of the Age of Sail.
Now That You Asked: Nelson's Navy is a Fireship Press CONTEMPORIZED CLASSICT and is based on John Masefield's 1905 book: Sea Life in Nelson's Time.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781934757116
  • Publisher: Fireship Press
  • Publication date: 10/28/2007
  • Pages: 204
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.47 (d)

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 22, 2012

    Highly Recommend

    This is a great book if you are interested in learning about life during the time of Nelson. I really learned a great deal and it reiforced for me that the life onboard ship was harsh, but considering some other alternatives....

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