Author:Padfield (P.)


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Broke and the Shannon.

By: Padfield (P.)

Price: £10.00

Publisher: 1968,

Seller ID: 531

x + 246pp, 12 illus, dw, AJS: An account of the famous duel between Broke of the Shannon andûLawrence of the Chesapeake. Admiral Broke was a Suffolk man and 2012 seesûthe bicentenary of the action.ûRodger: Sir Philip Broke, the gunnery exprt and victor of theûShannon-Chesapeake action. View more info

Maritime Power and the Struggle for Freedom Naval Campaigns that Shaped the Modern World 1788-1851.

By: Padfield (P.)

Price: £15.00

Publisher: 2003,

Seller ID: 4535

xii + 451pp, 31 illus, 3 maps, 6 battle diags, dw. Rodger (N.A.M.) 'Timely and important..This stimulating book should beûonly the first of many to explore how and why seapower influencedûpolitical history.' View more info

Tide of Empires Decisive Naval Campaigns in the Rise of the West. Volume Two 1654-1763.

By: Padfield (P.)

Price: £18.00

Publisher: 1982,

Seller ID: 839

ix + 270pp, 30 illus, line illus, 4 maps, 11 battle plans, endpaper maps, dw. AJS: Starts with England poised to take over from Holland as foremostûworld trading and naval power. It leads through the epic struggle of bothûmaritime powers against Bourbon France, and concludes with England'sûassumption of the 'Sovereignty of the Seas'. View more info