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Life in Nelson's Navy
 
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Life in Nelson's Navy

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What was it really like to be at sea in the Navy with Nelson? Were the sailors excited about the Battle of Trafalgar, or suffering scurvey? How did life compare between those of a high range, and those who served them? What were conditions like below the decks, living among the rats and the filth? How did you cope if you suffered from sea sickness? This book takes you back...more
ebook, 69 pages
Published September 1st 2011 by History Press (SC) (first published April 25th 2008)
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John
The little 90-100 page books in this series from an English publisher are quick, interesting reads -- if you can buy them on remainder as I did (Daedalus Books) for a couple of dollars. Others I've read recently include Life in an English Coffee House and Life in a Tudor Palace.
Erica Monroe
Short book that offered a very cursory overview of regency Navy life.
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