SONS OF THE WAVES: The Common Seaman in the Heroic Age of Sail
An exhilarating account of a vital but neglected group in British maritime history--ordinary seamen. Drawing on published and unpublished memoirs, letters and naval records, including court martial documents and petitions, Taylor traces their progress as engines of national prosperity and expansion up to the Industrial Revolution. 16 pages of color illus.
Publishing status: Current
Item #: 3909794