Published September 1, 2007
by Tantor Media .
Written in English
|Contributions||Patrick Girard Lawlor (Narrator)|
|The Physical Object|
Now, with his wife Lesley, he has written "The War for All the Oceans: From Nelson at the Nile to Napoleon at Waterloo". The subtitle pretty well sums up the book's scope: the Royal Navy's war against Napoleon from to (plus the War of ), a history of the blockade against France as well as great fleet battles and spectacular single Cited by: 5. The War for All the Oceans: From Nelson at the Nile to Napoleon at Waterloo - Kindle edition by Adkins, Roy, Adkins, Lesley. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The War for All the Oceans: From Nelson at the Nile to Napoleon at Waterloo/5(38). Find books like The War for All the Oceans: From Nelson at the Nile to Napoleon at Waterloo from the world’s largest community of readers. Goodreads memb. The War for All the Oceans is epic narrative history, sure to appeal to fans of Patrick O'Brian and C. S. Forester, as well as all readers of military and social history. © Roy Adkins and Lesley Adkins (P) Tantor Media Inc.
About The War for All the Oceans. A brutal, action-packed account of the sea battles of the Napoleonic War by the author of the bestselling Nelson’s Trafalgar and co-author of the forthcoming Gibraltar: The Greatest Siege in British History (March ) As he did with his much lauded Nelson’s Trafalgar, Roy Adkins (now writing with wife Lesley) again thrusts readers into . The War for All the Oceans covers all major, and some less well known, naval actions from the latter part of the revolutionary war, to the end of the Napoleonic. As is always the case with the Adkins Read full review4/5(3). The War for All the Oceans offers outstanding insight into the lives of ordinary seamen, officers and civilians of the period. The action is constant and it is sometimes hard to remember that this is a history book and not a novel. Providing a ringside seat to the decisive battles, as well as detailed and vivid portraits of sailors and commanders, press-gangs, prostitutes, and spies, The War for All the Oceans is "a rollicking, patriotic account of the Napoleonic wars that will go down well with Master and Commander fans" (The Telegraph).
The War for All the Oceans: From Nelson at the Nile to Napoleon at Waterloo Roy Adkins, Author, Lesley Adkins, Author. Viking $ (p) ISBN Buy The War For All The Oceans: From Nelson At The Nile To Napoleon At Waterloo New Abacus Edition by Adkins, Roy, Adkins, Lesley (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(34). Synopsis. The period to - the Napoleonic Wars - has just about everything that you could wish for in a book on naval history - large fleet actions such as the Battle of the Nile and Copenhagen; many duels between pairs or small groups of ships, such as the Shannon and Chesapeake; combined operations like the disastrous Walcheren expedition; and attempts to . Encompassing duels between single ships, battles between fleets, coastal raids, amphibious assaults on naval bases and the subtleties of espionage and naval intelligence, this global conflict truly was The War for All the Oceans."- Pages: