Nelsons Navy In Fiction And Film

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Nelson S Navy In Fiction And Film

Author : Sue Parrill
ISBN : 9780786458035
Genre : Performing Arts
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This book provides summaries and analyses of more than 250 novels and nearly 30 films and examines the extent to which they accurately reflect the history, mores and manners of the period—and the extent to which they reveal the ideas and attitudes of their authors and of the periods in which they were written. Particular emphasis is placed on the nature and importance of the war at sea for the British and on the role of famous naval officers such as Nelson, Pellew, Duncan, Smith and Cochrane in the defeat of Napoleon.
Category: Performing Arts
NelsonÕs Navy in Fiction and Film
Language: en
Pages: 335
Authors: Sue Parrill
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-08-21 - Publisher: McFarland

This book provides summaries and analyses of more than 250 novels and nearly 30 films and examines the extent to which they accurately reflect the history, mores and manners of the period—and the extent to which they reveal the ideas and attitudes of their authors and of the periods in
Star Trek and the British Age of Sail
Language: en
Pages: 279
Authors: Stefan Rabitsch
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-12-06 - Publisher: McFarland

Clear all moorings, one-half impulse power and set course for a mare incognitum... A popular culture artifact of the New Frontier/Space Race era, Star Trek is often mistakenly viewed as a Space Western. However, the Western format is not what governs the worldbuilding of Star Trek, which was, after all,
Sea Narratives: Cultural Responses to the Sea, 1600–Present
Language: en
Pages: 270
Authors: Charlotte Mathieson
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-06-07 - Publisher: Springer

Sea Narratives: Cultural Responses to the Sea, 1600-Present explores the relationship between the sea and culture from the early modern period to the present. The collection uses the concept of the ‘sea narrative’ as a lens through which to consider the multiple ways in which the sea has shaped, challenged,
Modern Naval History
Language: en
Pages: 288
Authors: Richard Harding
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-12-17 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

Specifically structured around research questions and avenues for further study, and providing the historical context to enable this further research, Modern Naval History is a key historiographical guide for students wishing to gain a deeper understanding of naval history and its contemporary relevance. Navies play an important role in the
Men O' War
Language: en
Pages: 128
Authors: Peter G. Goodwin
Categories: Great Britain
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003 - Publisher:

The opening of the film Master and Commander (Fox, fall 2003) will bring the realities of life in the Navy at the time of the Napoleonic wars to a whole new audience. Based on the first of the best-selling Aubrey/Maturin novels by Patrick O'Brian (published in the USA by W.W.