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The Insatiable Earl: A Life of John Montagu, 4th Earl of Sandwich

4.6  ·  Rating Details ·  5 Ratings  ·  2 Reviews
Here is a book that is essential reading for anyone interested in the history of England's navy and of the eighteenth century in general. Its thorough scholarship does not in the least impede, but rather facilitates, its readability. It is masterly without being didactic.

No historical figure of eighteenth-century England has been more grossly misrepresented than the invent
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Paperback, 452 pages
Published January 1st 1980 by W. W. Norton Company
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Jul 16, 2017 Ian M. rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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This is a quality biography of an important man in British politics, particularly the Royal Navy. All credit to Nicholas Rodger and his team of researchers who have dug deep to make this very readable and informative.
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Jul 01, 2013 David Bird rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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Rodger at his customary high level.
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Nicholas Andrew Martin Rodger, FBA, is a historian of the British Royal Navy and Senior Research Fellow of All Souls College, Oxford.
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