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Admiral Lord Horatio Nelson was a colourful and complex character, whose supremely successful naval career quickly attained legendary status. By 1803 he was Britain's paramount hero and already maimed with the loss of an arm and blind in one eye. He returned to war when called back in May and spent a further two years at sea before dying at the battle of Trafalgar in 1805. Today, two centuries after his death, the 'immortal memory' of Nelson endures. In this book, leading historians provide a radical reappraisal of his life and times.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781403939067
ISBN-10: 1403939063
Format: Hardback
(216mm x 140mm x 14mm)
Pages: 232
Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
Publisher: Palgrave USA
Publish Date: 8-Jun-2005
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Mr David Cannadine

MARTYN DOWNER Author JOHN HATTENDORF United States Naval War College, Rhode Island, USA HOLGER HOOCK Faculty of History and Selwyn College, University of Cambridge, UK JOHN MACKENZIE Department of History, University of Aberdeen, UK NICHOLAS RODGER Department of History, University of Essex, UK COLIN WHITE National Maritime Museum and Royal Naval Museum, UK KATHLEEN WILSON State University of New York, USA

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