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With a foreword by Patrick O’Brian, Nelson's Navy is the definitive reference work on the British Navy in the Napoleonic era for individuals with an interest in the workings of the greatest fleet of the sailing era. Written by one of the world's leading authorities on the sailing navy, the book contains considerable original research to give a clear and authentic picture of the British navy as a coherent yet complex whole.
Brian Lavery is a Curator Emeritus at the National Maritime Museum,Greenwich, and a renowned expert on the sailing navy and the Royal Navy. Winner of the Desmond Wettern Maritime Media Award and the Society of Nautical Research's Anderson Medal, he lives in England.