The Safeguard of the Sea: A Naval History of Britain, 660-1649
Throughout the chronicle of Britain's history, one factor above all others has determined the fate of kings, the security of trade, and the integrity of the realm. Without its navy, Britain would have been a weakling among the nations of Europe, could never have built or maintained the empire, and in all likelihood would have been overrun by the armies of Napoleon and Hitler. Now, for the first time in nearly a century, a prominent naval historian has undertaken a comprehensive account of the history and traditions of this most essential institution. N. A. M. Rodger has produced a superb work, combining scholarship with narrative, that demonstrates how the political and social history of Britain has been inextricably intertwined with the strength-or weakness-of her seapower. From the early military campaigns against the Vikings to the defeat of the great Spanish Armada in the reign of Elizabeth I, this volume touches on some of the most colorful characters in British history. It also provides fascinating details on naval construction, logistics, health, diet, and weaponry. "A splendid book. It combines impressively detailed research with breadth of perception....[Rodger] has prepared an admirable historical record that will be read and reread in the years ahead."--Times [London]
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Excellent. The rise of the Anglo-Saxon state driven (in part, presumably) by need to finance defences, including naval forces, to counter Scandinavian attacks; Scandinavians in turn build up state to create navy that can overwhelm the English defences. Read full review
The Command of the Ocean: A Naval History of Britain, 1649-1815, Volume 2
N. A. M. Rodger
Limited preview - 2005
The British Isles in the Dark Ages
The Viking Invasions
The First English Empires
The Partition of Britain
The Norman and Angevin Empires
The Irish Sea
The Mediterranean 4445
The Fall of the House of Anjou
The Caribbean 240241
The Method of Jason
The Path to Fame
Sailors for my Money
The Undertakings of a Maiden Queen
No More Drakes
The Northern Wars
The North Channel and Western Isles
The Bay of Biscay
The East Coast of Scotland
Edward III at
Eastern Flanders and Zealand in the 13th and Hth Century
The Hundred Years War
Decline and Fall
The Chief Support of the Kingdom
Captains and Admirals
The West Country Western Channel
The East Coast of England
The Thames Medway 224225
The North Atlantic 276277
The Inward Cause of All Disorders
A Diamond in his Crown
The Fall of Three Kingdoms
Rates of Pay
Admirals and Officials
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