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Preface. Prologue. "Attack, Take, or Destroy". Uncombined Operations. Revolution Becomes World War. Sea Fights--Classic Style. "The World...Turned Upside Down". Sea Fight--New Style. "Heart of Oak". "To Glory We Steer". "Engage the Enemy Closer". "Nelson's Patent Bridge". "A Breeze at Spithead". Proud New Frigates. "A Band of Brothers". "Naples Is a Dangerous Place". Of Nelson and the North. "To the Shores of Tripoli". "...He Will Not Come by Water". The Long Watch. "England Expects..." "...The Beautiful Precision of Our Fire". Free Trade and Sailors' Rights. Tattered Ensigns. Epilogue. Appendix I: The Composition of the Royal Navy, 1793-1816. Appendix II: Nelson's Trafalgar Memorandum. Maps. Bibliography. Index.

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NATHAN MILLER is the author of thirteen books, including the critically acclaimed Theodore Roosevelt: A Life and War at Sea: A Naval History of World War II. He has been named five times forthe Pulitzer Prize in history and biography, and his books have been assigned reading at the U.S. Naval Academy, the U. S. Naval War College, and the Naval Post-Graduate School. He lives in Washington, D.C.

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Two more beautiful hardcover histories on the cheap from Castle. Copyright 2005 Reed Business Information.

Praise for Nathan Miller's Theodore Roosevelt: A Life: "An excellent portrayal."

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