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WHITE Colin, (ed.) The Nelson Encyclopaedia

Description: This book aims to be the complete Nelson companion, both for the casual reader or for those requiring more detailed information. Includes: entries on people, ships, places and events associated with the man, and extend to contemporary issues like changing interpretations of his actions and motivation. The encyclopedia is arranged alphabetically, fully cross-referenced, every subject is accorded enough length for proper discussion, and each entry is followed by a list of suggested further reading. The book concludes with appendices devoted to a full bibliography, a chronology of Nelson's life and times, and a selection of significant documents, some previously unpublished. Includes illustrations.

Place and publisher: Rochester (UK): Chatham Publishing

Date of publication: 2002

Number of pages: 288

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