The Age of Fighting Sail, 1775-1815Book - 2000
No other era in naval history has caught the imagination of readers so completely as the forty-year period from 1775 to 1815. Filled with atmospheric battle scenes, this book is a popular history of the period. It includes Britain's epic struggle with first revolutionary, and then Napoleonic France, the complex operations of the American Revolution and the US struggle against Barbary pirates, and the 1815 campaigns to end piracy in the Mediterranean.
Publisher: New York : J. Wiley, c2000
Characteristics: xii, 388 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm