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Cochrane : the real master and commander

Author: David Cordingly
Publisher: New York : Bloomsbury USA ; [Place of publication not identified] : Distributed to the trade by Holtzbrinck Publishers, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st U.S. edView all editions and formats
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Offers a portrait of Thomas Cochrane, the hero who served as a model for fictional characters drawing on previously unpublished sources to document his exploits against the French navy and in the liberation of South America.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Naval history
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Cordingly, David.
Cochrane.
New York : Bloomsbury USA ; [S.l.] : Distributed to the trade by Holtzbrinck Publishers, 2007
(OCoLC)608213242
Named Person: Thomas Cochrane Dundonald, Earl of; Thomas Cochrane Dundonald, Earl of; Thomas Cochrane Dundonald, Earl of; Thomas Cochrane
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David Cordingly
ISBN: 9781582345345 1582345341
OCLC Number: 148910646
Performer(s): Read by John Lee.
Description: xvi, 420 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), maps ; 25 cm
Contents: A Scottish upbringing : 1775-1793 --
From midshipman to lieutenant : 1793-1800 --
Commander of the Speedy : 1800-1801 --
A dark interlude : 1801-1804 --
The flying Pallas : 1804-1806 --
Member of Parliament for Honiton : 1806-1807 --
The Westminster election : 1807 --
Return to the Mediterranean : 1807-1808 --
The coastal raids of the Imperieuse : 1808 --
The defence of Fort Trinidad : 1808 --
Entering the gates of hell : 1809 --
The French fleet aground : 1809 --
The court martial of Lord Gambier : 1809 --
Riots and romance : 1809-1814 --
The Stock Exchange scandal : 1814 --
The wilderness years : 1814-1818 --
The liberation of Chile and Peru : 1818-1822 --
Brazil and beyond : 1822-1825 --
A Greek fiasco : 1825-1828 --
The fightback : 1828-1851 --
The last years : 1851-1860.
Other Titles: Real master and commander
Responsibility: David Cordingly.

Abstract:

Offers a portrait of Thomas Cochrane, the hero who served as a model for fictional characters drawing on previously unpublished sources to document his exploits against the French navy and in the liberation of South America.
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