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The War for All the Oceans

From Nelson at the Nile to Napoleon at Waterloo

by Roy Adkins

  • 218 Want to read
  • 19 Currently reading

Published by Tantor Media .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History,
  • Unabridged Audio - History,
  • Military,
  • Military - Napoleonic Wars,
  • Military - Naval,
  • Chronological Period/1800-1850,
  • Chronological Period/18th Century,
  • History / Military / General,
  • History/Military - Naval,
  • Unabridged Audio / History,
  • General,
  • Audiobooks,
  • Napoleonic Wars, 1800-1815,
  • Naval operations,
  • Second Coalition, War of the, 1798-1801

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsPatrick Girard Lawlor (Narrator)
    The Physical Object
    FormatAudio CD
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8365078M
    ISBN 101400104831
    ISBN 109781400104833

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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).Cited by: 5.

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's work, it is meticulously researched, well presented and very hard to put down/5.

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.

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: Sumptuous storytelling recreates the first worldwide war.

Known as “The Great War” until World War I, the Napoleonic Wars embroiled Britain and other nations in conflict with France for a decade (–15), as Napoleon Bonaparte sought to create an empire in Europe.

This is an unusual book in that it discusses sea and land warfare and the political and diplomatic events that went with that very long war – the battle between Britain and France for control of the world’s oceans, the various colonial possibilities and the trade routes to and from much of Europe.

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It gets into your heart stealthily, until you stop hoping the /5(K). 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).4/5(3).

The War for all the Oceans: From Nelson at the Nile to Napoleon at Waterloo. Lesley and Roy Adkins. Little, Brown £20, pp The Duke of Wellington had no doubt about where the credit lay for. The Light Between Oceans is a Australian historical fiction novel by M.

Stedman, her debut novel, published by Random House Australia on 20 March A film adaptation of the same name starring Alicia Vikander and Michael Fassbender was released on 2 September 3 Film adaptation.

6 External : Historical fiction. Get this from a library! The war for all the oceans: from Nelson at the Nile to Napoleon at Waterloo. [Roy Adkins; Lesley Adkins] -- An action-packed account of the sea battles of the Napoleonic War, a naval struggle that lasted from tobeginning with Napoleon's seizing power and ending with the War of In this.As the war against Napoleon dragged to a bloody close after Trafalgar had closed off any plans for invasion, another war was brewing, on the other side of the Atlantic.

The newly independent United States of America would have little truck with some of the rules which the Royal Navy tried to enforce on US ships.The war for all the oceans: from Nelson at the Nile to Napoleon at Waterloo.

[Roy Adkins; Lesley Adkins] packed with dramatic incidents and colourful personalities' * This book takes us through the mammoth story of the naval Read more User-contributed reviews.

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