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Product Description: Much is known about Britain’s role in the Atlantic slave trade during the eighteenth century but few are aware of the sustained campaign against slaving conducted by the Royal Navy after the passing of the Slave Trade Abolition Act of 1807...read more

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9781784533878 | Sew edition (Tauris Academic Studies, July 30, 2016), cover price $120.00 | About this edition: Much is known about Britain’s role in the Atlantic slave trade during the eighteenth century but few are aware of the sustained campaign against slaving conducted by the Royal Navy after the passing of the Slave Trade Abolition Act of 1807.

Product Description: Naval and Military Memoirs of Great Britain is the single most important contemporary account of the navy in the eighteenth century. Its six volumes represent a new approach to naval strategy. Defeat in the American Revolutionary War questioned the assumed innate superiority upon which so much earlier commentary on naval affairs had been based...read more

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9781784532987 | Sew edition (Tauris Academic Studies, September 30, 2016), cover price $795.00 | About this edition: Naval and Military Memoirs of Great Britain is the single most important contemporary account of the navy in the eighteenth century.

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By Andrew Lambert (introduced by)

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9781591141921 | Naval Inst Pr, September 15, 2015, cover price $75.95

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9781780764412 | 2 edition (Tauris Academic Studies, September 30, 2016), cover price $695.00

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Product Description: In the summer of 1812 Britain stood alone, fighting for her very survival against a vast European Empire. Only the Royal Navy stood between Napoleon's legions and ultimate victory. In that dark hour America saw its chance to challenge British dominance: her troops invaded Canada and American frigates attacked British merchant shipping, the lifeblood of British defence...read more

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9780571273201 | Faber & Faber, April 4, 2013, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: In the summer of 1812 Britain stood alone, fighting for her very survival against a vast European Empire.

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Product Description: Today, the First World War is remembered chiefly for the carnage of the Western Front, but at the time the Royal Navy's blockade of Germany was a more frequent source of debate. For, even at a time of war, there were influential voices in Britain who baulked at a concept of economic warfare that hindered the free passage of goods on the high seas, and brought German society to the brink of famine...read more
By Stephen Cobb and Andrew Lambert (foreword by)

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9781409434191 | Ashgate Pub Co, March 28, 2013, cover price $149.95 | About this edition: Today, the First World War is remembered chiefly for the carnage of the Western Front, but at the time the Royal Navy's blockade of Germany was a more frequent source of debate.

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9781409410119, titled "The Crimean War: British Grand Strategy Against Russia, 1853–56" | 2 edition (Ashgate Pub Co, November 1, 2011), cover price $149.95

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Product Description: A revolutionary ship symbolizing British naval might in the Victorian age, HMS Warrior was the world's first iron-hulled, armored warship and now a main attraction at the Portsmouth Historic Dockyard. This lavishly illustrated book examines her design, career, subsequent history, and the extensive restoration program that restored the ship to her former glory...read more

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9781591143826 | Naval Inst Pr, May 15, 2011, cover price $65.95 | About this edition: A revolutionary ship symbolizing British naval might in the Victorian age, HMS Warrior was the world's first iron-hulled, armored warship and now a main attraction at the Portsmouth Historic Dockyard.

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Product Description: Andrew Lambert, a leading authority on naval history, reexamines the life of Sir John Franklin and his final, doomed Arctic voyage. Franklin was a man of his time, fascinated, even obsessed with, the need to explore the world; he had already mapped nearly two-thirds of the northern coastline of North America when he undertook his third Arctic voyage in 1845, at the age of fifty-nine...read more

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9780300154856 | Yale Univ Pr, September 8, 2009, cover price $32.50 | About this edition: Andrew Lambert, a leading authority on naval history, reexamines the life of Sir John Franklin and his final, doomed Arctic voyage.

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Product Description: Celebrate mankind's 3,000 years at sea with a spectacular record of 360 well-known ships in history and fiction. Each page offers the story of a famous (or in some cases, infamous) vessel, illustrated with a stunning photograph or painting, and complete with technical specifications of the ship's construction, size, crew, and tonnage...read more
By Colin Jones (contributor), Andrew Lambert (editor), Alessio Patalano (contributor) and Bruce Peter (contributor)

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9781844860760 | Conway Maritime Pr, November 2, 2010, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: Celebrate mankind's 3,000 years at sea with a spectacular record of 360 well-known ships in history and fiction.

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Product Description: Donald E. Graves explains the role of the Royal Navy in the Siege of Quebec in 1759 that led to its capture by Britain in the Battle of the Plains of Abraham. British historian Andrew Lambert describes how the USS President was defeated by HMS Endymion in 1815, near the end of the War of 1812, and American William S...read more
By William S. Dudley (contributor), Donald E. Graves (contributor), Andrew Lambert (contributor) and Douglas M. Mclean (editor)

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9781896941561 | Robin Brass Studio, November 30, 2008, cover price $34.95 | About this edition: Donald E.

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Product Description: In an action-filled narrative, the authors tell the remarkable story of the Victorian Royal Navy's fleet of small warships used to enforce the Pax Britannica around the world for half a century. Frequently acting without orders and largely beyond the reach of Admiralty interference, the gunboats' young commanding officers intervened to stamp out the slave trade and stop local rulers from interfering with legitimate trade...read more
By Eric Grove (other contributor), Andrew Lambert (foreword by), John Major and Anthony Preston

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9781591148180 | Reprint edition (Naval Inst Pr, March 30, 2007), cover price $37.95 | About this edition: In an action-filled narrative, the authors tell the remarkable story of the Victorian Royal Navy's fleet of small warships used to enforce the Pax Britannica around the world for half a century.

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Product Description: The navies of the industrial and post-industrial world offer a rich field of study, linking new and old nations, conflict, technology, diplomacy, society and much more. Few aspects of the recent past have been unaffected by the ability of nations to use the sea for political ends...read more
By Andrew Lambert (editor)

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9780754625353 | Ashgate Pub Co, January 30, 2007, cover price $700.00 | About this edition: The navies of the industrial and post-industrial world offer a rich field of study, linking new and old nations, conflict, technology, diplomacy, society and much more.

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The Question of Fire Control. This book provides new and revisionist accounts of the Dreyer/Pollen controversy, and of gunnery at Jutland.

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9780714657028 | Routledge, August 30, 2005, cover price $178.00 | About this edition: This new book reviews critically recent studies of fire control, and describes the essentials of naval gunnery in the dreadnought era.

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9780415407885 | Routledge, August 30, 2006, cover price $54.95 | About this edition: The Question of Fire Control.

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9780203316207 | Routledge, September 15, 2004, cover price $39.95

An in-depth series of military history studies, written by leading authorities in the field, combines important insights into each era; detailed analyses of battlefield campaigns, strategies and tactics, technology, weaponry, leadership, and the implications of the era in terms of global history; and numerous photographs, maps, diagrams, and illustrations.

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9780304352463, titled "War at Sea in the Age of Sail: 1650-1850" | Cassell, August 1, 2000, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: "Every library requires a basic source on sailing ship warfare, a need solidly met by Lambert's profusely illustrated survey of the two centuries of naval dominance.

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9780060838553, titled "War At Sea In The Age Of Sail: 1650-1850" | Harpercollins, September 1, 2005, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: An in-depth series of military history studies, written by leading authorities in the field, combines important insights into each era; detailed analyses of battlefield campaigns, strategies and tactics, technology, weaponry, leadership, and the implications of the era in terms of global history; and numerous photographs, maps, diagrams, and illustrations.
9780304363513 | Cassell, April 1, 2003, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: One of the world's leading maritime experts traces the path that led to European supremacy on the high seas, with detailed accounts of each of the key naval conflicts from the highest strategic level right down to the experience of the ordinary sailor.

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Product Description: 'Fascinating ...Shot through with fresh insights ...No previous biography has attempted anything so comprehensive.' Observer Nelson explores the professional, personal, intellectual and practical origins of one man's genius, to understand how the greatest warrior that Britain has ever produced transformed the art of conflict, and enabled his country to survive the challenge of total war and international isolation...read more

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9780571212279 | New edition (Faber Paperbacks, July 31, 2005), cover price $17.00 | About this edition: 'Fascinating .

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Product Description: Forty experts give their takes on the triumphs, tragedies, heroes, and icons that have given Britain one of the richest military histories in the world. The subjects feature pioneering leaders such as Alfred the Great and Boudicca; spectacular feats of bravery (the sinking of the Armada and the Charge of the Light Brigade); feats of high-level intelligence (the decoding of Enigma during World War II); and inspirational figures like Florence Nightingale and Winston Churchill...read more

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9781844032556 | Gardners Books, November 1, 2004, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: The need for such a small island to defend itself bravely and skilfully has given rise in Britain to one of the greatest military traditions of any country in the world.

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9781844034215 | New edition (Cassell Illustrated, August 28, 2006), cover price $17.95 | About this edition: Forty experts give their takes on the triumphs, tragedies, heroes, and icons that have given Britain one of the richest military histories in the world.

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Product Description: English lawyer and historian William James wrote this book in 1817 to counter what he considered the bombastic, patriotic, and false version of the war put forward by American authors. To free the war from "American dross," James used his legal mind to pick through a wealth of evidence and came to the conclusion that "no American ship of war has, after all, captured a British ship of the same force...read more
By William James and Andrew Lambert (introduced by)

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9780851779874 | Naval Inst Pr, October 15, 2004, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: English lawyer and historian William James wrote this book in 1817 to counter what he considered the bombastic, patriotic, and false version of the war put forward by American authors.

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Product Description: William M. James's Naval History is one of the most valuable works in the English language on the operation of the Royal Navy during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars. James corresponded widely with the survivors of the events he describes...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By William M. James and Andrew Lambert (introduced by)

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9780811700269 | Stackpole Books, March 1, 2003, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: William M.

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Product Description: This beautifully illustrated volume recounts the development, construction, and modern-day restoration of the HMS Trincomalee. Launched in 1817, the 38-gun Fifth Rate was the vanguard of a new class built for longevity and resistance to climatic extremes...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9781557504050 | Naval Inst Pr, July 1, 2002, cover price $36.95 | About this edition: This beautifully illustrated volume recounts the development, construction, and modern-day restoration of the HMS Trincomalee.

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Product Description: Between 1840 and 1905, sail was replaced by steam, wooden hull construction with iron and then steel, and the shell-firing gun encouraged the adoption of armor plate. For this first time, this volume - the fourth in an ambitious series - offers a proper understanding of this neglected, misunderstood but fascinating period in shipbuilding...read more
By Robert Gardiner (editor) and Andrew Lambert (editor)

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9780785814139 | Book Sales, September 1, 2001, cover price $24.99 | About this edition: Between 1840 and 1905, sail was replaced by steam, wooden hull construction with iron and then steel, and the shell-firing gun encouraged the adoption of armor plate.
9781557507747 | Naval Inst Pr, February 1, 1993, cover price $49.95 | About this edition: Between 1840 and 1905, sail was replaced by steam, wooden hull construction with iron and then steel, and the shell-firing gun encouraged the adoption of armor plate.

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Product Description: Isambard Kingdom Brunel created a number of quite revolutionary steamships - the Great Western which was the first practical transatlantic paddle-steamer; the Great Britain, the first iron-built screw-driven liner; and the monster Great Eastern which remained the largest ship in the world for almost half a century...read more

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9781861761026 | Naval Inst Pr, April 1, 2000, cover price $59.95 | About this edition: Isambard Kingdom Brunel created a number of quite revolutionary steamships - the Great Western which was the first practical transatlantic paddle-steamer; the Great Britain, the first iron-built screw-driven liner; and the monster Great Eastern which remained the largest ship in the world for almost half a century.

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Product Description: The Foundations of Naval History covers the career of Sir John Knox Laughton (1830-1915) who, before his death, was influential in the growing debate about the strategy and tactics of contemporary navies. His friends or correspondents included all the major names in his field...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9781861760869, titled "Foundations of Naval History: John Knox Laughton, the Royal Navy and the Historical Profession" | Greenhill Books/Lionel Leventhal, July 1, 1999, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: The Foundations of Naval History covers the career of Sir John Knox Laughton (1830-1915) who, before his death, was influential in the growing debate about the strategy and tactics of contemporary navies.

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