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    characters The Safeguard of the Sea A Naval History of Britain 660 1649 PDF FREE The Safeguard of the Sea A Naval History of Britain 660 1649 ↠ Nicholas A.M. Rodger free download ↠ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB ä Nicholas A.M. Rodger This is a very large book with a great deal of detail and should appeal strictly to those with a lot of time on their hands and a burning interest in the history of the British NavyThe first part of the book up to 1509 when Henry VIII arrives is just bits and pieces of trivia so little is actually known After that point u

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    free download ↠ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB ä Nicholas A.M. Rodger Nicholas A.M. Rodger ä 6 free download characters The Safeguard of the Sea A Naval History of Britain 660 1649 This is a fantastic piece of history I'll spare you the bad nautical jokes but Rodger does a great job of demolishing a number of myths about the Britain and how it was shaped by the sea One might say they run aground on shoals of his erudition I lied It's not a book for everyone but if you enjoy reading about victualing norse ship names and Tudor ship painting practices than there's certainly no better book than this Rodger is fantastica

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    characters The Safeguard of the Sea A Naval History of Britain 660 1649 Nicholas A.M. Rodger ä 6 free download PDF FREE The Safeguard of the Sea A Naval History of Britain 660 1649 ↠ Nicholas A.M. Rodger The book was surprising to me because I hadn't realized how little of a navy they had for much of their history For much of the time ships were just borrowed from the often merchant owners If they were damaged or destroyed in a battle there was generally no compensation from the crown There often weren't trained personel just impressed persons and gentlemen to lead The book didn't thrill me since there was unsurprisin

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    characters The Safeguard of the Sea A Naval History of Britain 660 1649 Nicholas A.M. Rodger ä 6 free download free download ↠ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB ä Nicholas A.M. Rodger A superbly written analytical and historical account of the Royal Navy from its original foundations under King Alfred to the martyrdom of King Charles The period of operations and administrations that plot the events of each chapter

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    characters The Safeguard of the Sea A Naval History of Britain 660 1649 Nicholas A.M. Rodger ä 6 free download PDF FREE The Safeguard of the Sea A Naval History of Britain 660 1649 ↠ Nicholas A.M. Rodger This is a great scholarly reference book for one of my research projects but it is not for casual reading It's dense and detailed in i

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    PDF FREE The Safeguard of the Sea A Naval History of Britain 660 1649 ↠ Nicholas A.M. Rodger Nicholas A.M. Rodger ä 6 free download characters The Safeguard of the Sea A Naval History of Britain 660 1649 Another academic paper pusher giving the World something relevant in exchange for a better tax payer sponsored pension plan In this case Rodger has gone through the pains of interviewing both sailors and officers

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    PDF FREE The Safeguard of the Sea A Naval History of Britain 660 1649 ↠ Nicholas A.M. Rodger Exhaustive At least from when proper records start to show up The early centuries are for obvious reasons uite light on detail and of a broad brush summary of a big canvass

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    PDF FREE The Safeguard of the Sea A Naval History of Britain 660 1649 ↠ Nicholas A.M. Rodger Superbly researched and densely detailed history of military use of naval vessels from the days of Alfred the Great up to

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    free download ↠ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB ä Nicholas A.M. Rodger Nicholas A.M. Rodger ä 6 free download PDF FREE The Safeguard of the Sea A Naval History of Britain 660 1649 ↠ Nicholas A.M. Rodger A bit in depth than my usual history reading First of three? volumes on the British navy including technology social settings and administrative framework as well as actual naval operations and each period is broken down into chapters focusing on the aboveI could imagine the book being five stars for a genuine history fanatic But since the topic is the British navy only this means that the casual reader ie me

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free download ↠ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB ä Nicholas A.M. Rodger free read The Safeguard of the Sea A Naval History of Britain 660 1649 106 Inent 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. This is a great scholarly reference book for one of my research projects but it is not for casual reading It s dense and detailed in its examination of the naval history of Britain from 660 to 1649 including operational administrative and social aspects A key theme of this book is the slow process by which the peopled of the British Isles learnt relearnt or did not learn at all how to use the sea for their own defense And this process for learning to use the sea was not a matter of growing understanding It was above all a process of growing capability

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free download ↠ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB ä Nicholas A.M. Rodger free read The Safeguard of the Sea A Naval History of Britain 660 1649 106 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 prom. The book was surprising to me because I hadn t realized how little of a navy they had for much of their history For much of the time ships were just borrowed from the often merchant owners If they were damaged or destroyed in a battle there was generally no compensation from the crown There often weren t trained personel just impressed persons and gentlemen to lead The book didn t thrill me since there was unsurprisingly too much detail about ship building maintenance etc That was my flaw though not the book s

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free download ↠ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB ä Nicholas A.M. Rodger free read The Safeguard of the Sea A Naval History of Britain 660 1649 106 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 perceptionRodger has prepared an admirable historical record that will be read and reread in the years ahead Times Lond. Superbly researched and densely detailed history of military use of naval vessels from the days of Alfred the Great up to the execution of Charles I As Rodger points out it is not really a history of the British Navy as we understand that term Until the last half century covered by this book there is no such thing The navy consisted of privateers commandeered merchant vessels etcThe first half the textwhich totals only 434 pages the other two hundred pages consisting of appendices with lists of when ships were built commanders naval terms and notes covering up to the Tudor era is fairly dry and academic There is little else that can be done with this part of the history we simply don t have the details

  • Paperback
  • 692
  • The Safeguard of the Sea A Naval History of Britain 660 1649
  • Nicholas A.M. Rodger
  • English
  • 24 August 2018
  • 9780393319606