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Jack Tar

Roy Adkins

Jack Tar

life in Nelson"s navy

by Roy Adkins

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Published by Little, Brown in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Great Britain. -- Royal Navy -- Sea life -- History -- 18th century,
  • Great Britain. -- Royal Navy -- Sea life -- History -- 19th century,
  • Sailors -- Great Britain -- Social conditions -- 18th century,
  • Sailors -- Great Britain -- Social conditions -- 19th century,
  • Seafaring life -- Great Britain -- History -- 18th century,
  • Seafaring life -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century,
  • Great Britain -- History, Naval -- 18th century,
  • Great Britain -- History, Naval -- 19th century

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [407]-413) and index.

    StatementRoy and Lesley Adkins.
    ContributionsAdkins, Lesley.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsVA454 .A228 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationl, 429 p. :
    Number of Pages429
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23071007M
    ISBN 101408700549
    ISBN 109781408700549
    LC Control Number2008278446

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