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Author Dull, Jonathan R., 1942-

Title The age of the ship of the line : the British & French navies, 1650-1815 / Jonathan R. Dull

Publ Info Lincoln, Neb. : University of Nebraska Press, [2009]
 RWU Main Library  DA87 .D85 2009    AVAILABLE
 Wheaton Stacks  DA87 .D85 2009    AVAILABLE
Descript viii, 250 pages : maps, plans ; 23 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Series Studies in war, society, and the military
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [189]-237) and index
Contents The ship of the line begins its reign -- Louis XIV and his wars -- Foolish wars end an age of peace -- Sea power and the outcome of the Seven Years' War -- Winners and losers in the War of American Independence -- Change and continuity during the French Revolution -- The role of the navies in the Napoleonic War -- The ingredients of supremacy in the Age of Sail
LC subject Great Britain. Royal Navy -- History -- 18th century
Great Britain. Royal Navy -- History -- 17th century
France. Marine -- History -- 18th century
France. Marine -- History -- 17th century
Ships of the line -- History -- 18th century
Ships of the line -- History -- 17th century
Warships -- Great Britain -- History
Warships -- France -- History
Great Britain -- History, Naval
France -- History, Naval
ISBN 9780803219304 (cloth : alk. paper)
080321930X (cloth : alk. paper)