Trafalgar In History: A Battle and Its Afterlife by David Cannadine

Trafalgar In History: A Battle and Its Afterlife

byDavid CannadineEditorD. Cannadine

Hardcover | June 6, 2006

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Following the events and activity surrounding the bicentenary of Trafalgar and the death of Nelson, this volume acts both as a summary of what we have learned and a collection of some of the best scholarship on the battle itself and its context and legacy. It moves away from the figure of Nelson and brings new research from a range of disciplinary perspectives to bear on one of the most significant naval actions in the age of sail.

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DAVID CANNADINE is the Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother Professor of British History at the Institute of Historical Research, University of London.
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Title:Trafalgar In History: A Battle and Its AfterlifeFormat:HardcoverDimensions:224 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.03 inPublished:June 6, 2006Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan UKLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:023000900X

ISBN - 13:9780230009004

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Table of Contents

Introduction--D.Cannadine * The Fiscal-Military State and the Napoleonic Wars--M.Daunton * The British Economy at the Time of Trafalgar: Strengths and Weaknesses--F.Crouzet * Propaganda and Information Warfare in the Napoleonic Era--S.Burrows * The Ships and Men: The Margin of Superiority--R.Knight * Sea Power and Land Power in the Great Wars Against France--N.A.M.Rodger * Battle of the Pictures: Painting in the History of Trafalgar--G.Quilley * Politics and Memory in Popular Song--M.Philp * Commemorating Trafalgar: Preparing for the First Centenary--M.Czisnik * The Magic of Trafalgar: The Nineteenth Century Legacy--A.Lambert * The Meaning of Trafalgar in World History--P.Kennedy