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 Post subject: Book List - Updated 8 June 2008
PostPosted: Sun Jun 01, 2008 9:39 pm 
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For handy reference, below is a list of books mentioned in posts on the General Discussion Forum, with the thread(s) on which they appear. I will update this list periodically to include books mentioned in future posts.

Andrew Lambert Nelson: Britannia’s God of War Faber & Faber (2004) ISBN 0571212220 (Santa Cruz)

Ian Jenkins and Kim Sloan Vases & Volcanoes: Sir William Hamilton and his Collection British Museum Press (1996) ISBN 0714117668 (Finding the Foudroyant)

Terry Coleman The Nelson Touch: the Life and Legend of Horatio Nelson Bloomsbury (2002) ISBN 9780747559009 (Blackmail)

Edgar Vincent Nelson: Love & Fame Yale University Press (2005) ISBN 0300097972 (Books about Nelson; Deed of Separation)

Hugh Tours Life and Letters of Emma Hamilton (Gollancz, 1963)(Blackmail)

Edward Gifford Deeds of British Daring John Murray, 1910)(Captain Faulknor)

Margarette Lincoln Naval Wives and Mistresses National Maritime Museum (2007) ISBN 9780948065927 (Crimping; Wilkinson of the Minotaur; How safe was the mail?)

Rudolf M Dekker & Lotte c van der Pol The Tradition of Female Transvestism in Early Modern Europe(1997) ISBN 9780312173340(Transvestism)

Suzanne Stark Female Tars: women aboard ships in the age of sail Pimlico New Edition (1998) ISBN 9780712666602 (Transvestism)

Ludovic Kennedy Nelson’s Band of Brothers Collins 1951(Book Reports)

Roger Knight The Pursuit of Victory: The Life and Achievement of Horatio Nelson Allen Lane (2005) ISBN 0713996196 (Books about Nelson)

Richard Blake Evangelicals in the Royal Navy 1775-1815: Blue Lights and Psalm Singers Boydell and Brewer (2008) ISBN 978184383833398(Blue Lights)

Tom Wareham Frigate Commander Leo Cooper (2004)ISBN 1844150731(Captain Joseph Ellison, La Pudente)

Holger Hoock (Ed.) Trafalgar 1805-2005: Commemoration & National Preoccupation Oxford University Press ISBN 9780197264065 (Trafalgar 1805-2005)

Richard Walker The Nelson Portraits Royal Naval Museum Publications ISBN 0952637758 (Portraits of Nelson)

E Gill & E C Freeman Nelson & the Hamiltons on Tour Published by the authors (1962) (Anecdote)

Stephanie Jones and Jonathan Gosling Nelson’s Way: Leadership Lessons of a Great Commander Nicholas Brealey Publishing (2005)ISBN 1857883713 (Anecdote)

A C Broadley & R G Bartelot Three Dorset Captains at Trafalgar Reprinted by Dovecote Press (2005) (Nelson’s Hardy)

Tom Pocock Nelson Bodley Head (1987); reprinted by Pimlico (1994)ISBN 0712661239(Books about Nelson)

G P B Naish Nelson’s Letters to his Wife Routledge & Kegan Paul with the Navy Records Society (1958) (Deed of Separation)

David Cordingly Billy Ruffian Bloomsbury (2004)ISBN 9780747565444(Book Reports)

Justin Reay The Great Ship Ashore Not yet published (Book reports)

William Trollope A History of Christ’s Hospital (1834) (Schoolmasters & Christ’s Hospital)

Michael Lewis A Social History of the Navy Chatham Publishing (1960 & 2004) ISBN 1861762321 (Abuse of Alcohol)

James Anthony Gardner Above and Under the Hatches Naval Records Society (1906) & Batchworth Press (1955) (Lunacy; Abuse of Alcohol; Transvestism; Book Reports)

David Morrice The Young Midshipman’s Instructor Self published (1801) (Abuse of Alcohol; Book Reports; Schoolmasters and Christ's Hospital)

David Hancock Citizens of the World: London merchants and the integration of the British-Atlantic community 1735-1785 Cambridge University Press (2007) ISBN - 13: 978-0521629423 (Merchants)

C Northcote Parkinson The Trade Winds: a study of British overseas trade during the French wars 1793-1815 Allen & Unwin (1948) (Merchants)

Caroline Chapman & Jane Dormer Elizabeth & Georgiana: the Duke of Devonshire and his two duchesses John Murray (2002) ISBN 0-7195 6044 6 (Book reports)

Roy & Lesley Adkins Jack Tar: Life in Nelson's Navy Little, Brown ISBN 10 1408700549, ISBN 1408700549

Peter Goodwin Nelson's Ships Conway Maritime Press, ISBN -10 0851777422 ISBN - 13 978 0851777429

Robert Gardiner Warships of the Napoleonic Era Naval Institute Press ISBN 10 155750962X ISBN 13 1577509628

Anthony Deane Nelson's Favourite Naval Institute Press ISBN 10 1861761066 ISBN 13 978 1861761064

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