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Storm and conquest : the clash of empires in the eastern seas, 1809

Stephen Taylor

Storm and conquest : the clash of empires in the eastern seas, 1809

by Stephen Taylor

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Published by W.W. Norton & Co. in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Napoleonic Wars, 1800-1815 -- Naval operations,
  • Indian Ocean Region -- History, Naval -- 19th century,
  • Mauritius -- History -- 19th century,
  • Réunion -- History -- 19th century

  • Edition Notes

    StatementStephen Taylor.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDC202.3 .T39 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxx, 380 p. :
    Number of Pages380
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19886479M
    ISBN 109780393060478
    LC Control Number2007037327

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At stake was Britain’s lifeline to India and its strategic capacity to wage war in Europe. In one fatal season, the natural order of maritime power since Trafalgar was destroyed, when Britain lost fourteen of her. Storm and Conquest The Clash of Empires in the Eastern Seas, (Book): Taylor, Stephen: "The Indian Ocean was the final battleground for Nelson's navy and for France.

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There's no description for this book yet. Can you add one. The Physical Object Format Hardcover Number of pages Author: Stephen Taylor. Storm and Conquest The Clash of Empires in the Eastern Seas, By: Stephen Taylor. Storm and Conquest The Clash of Empires in the Eastern Seas, by Stephen Taylor Author James and children caught at sea in hurricanes and those who survived to take up the battle to drive the French from the Eastern seas.

Mauritius must be taken at any cost. History Nonfiction. Stephen Taylor's most recent book is Caliban's Shore. User ID ups_zer_zcym4wv0ks (Feedback score ) % positive feedback.

Items for sale Contact. Save. Based in United States, ups_zer_zcym4wv0ks has been an eBay member since. All meticulously researched and fascinatingly retold in this account of a devastating year in the history of the East India Company.

The American edition of this book is called Storm and conquest: the clash of empires in the eastern seas, Lawrie Butler, FIBIS trustee and research co-ordinator, says: "extremely well written and fast.Hugh Inglis was launched in as an East Indiaman.

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