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Cochrane [electronic resource] : the real master and commander / David Cordingly.

Cordingly, David. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9781596917514 (electronic bk.)
  • ISBN: 1596917512 (electronic bk.)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource : ill. (some col.), maps.
  • Edition: Pbk. ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Bloomsbury USA, 2008, c2007.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: A Scottish upbringing: 1775-1793 -- From midshipman to lieutenant: 1793-1800 -- Commander of the Speedy: 1800-1801 -- A dark interlude: 1801-1804 -- The flying Pallas: 1804-1806 -- Member of Parliament for Honiton: 1806-1807 -- The Westminster election: 1807 -- Return to the Mediterranean: 1807-1808 -- The coastal raids of the Imperieuse: 1808 -- The defence of Fort Trinidad: 1808 -- Entering the gates of hell: 1809 -- The French fleet aground: 1809 -- The court martial of Lord Gambier: 1809 -- Riots and romance: 1809-1814 -- The Stock Exchange scandal: 1814 -- The wilderness years: 1814-1818 -- The liberation of Chile and Peru: 1818-1822 -- Brazil and beyond: 1822-1825 -- A Greek fiasco: 1825-1828 -- The fightback: 1828-1851 -- The last years: 1851-1860.
Summary, etc.: Offers a portrait of Thomas Cochrane, the hero who served as a model for fictional characters drawing on previously unpublished sources to document his exploits against the French navy and in the liberation of South America.
Source of Description Note: Description based on print version record.
Subject: Dundonald, Thomas Cochrane, Earl of, 1775-1860.
Admirals > Great Britain > Biography.
Great Britain > History, Naval > 19th century.
Genre: Electronic books.

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