The Resource Naval engagements : patriotism, cultural politics, and the Royal Navy, 1793-1815, Timothy Jenks

Naval engagements : patriotism, cultural politics, and the Royal Navy, 1793-1815, Timothy Jenks

Label
Naval engagements : patriotism, cultural politics, and the Royal Navy, 1793-1815
Title
Naval engagements
Title remainder
patriotism, cultural politics, and the Royal Navy, 1793-1815
Statement of responsibility
Timothy Jenks
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Naval Engagements explores the role of the Royal Navy in eighteenth-century political culture. This was the legendary age of sail, in which heroic commanders such as Admiral Nelson won great victories for Britain. Timothy Jenks reveals the ways in which these battles and the heroes who fought them were deployed in British politics. - ;The construction of an important element in British national identity is explored in Naval Engagements, looking at the ways in which the navy - a major symbol of national community - was given meaning by a range of social groupings. The study is at once a cultura
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
940.2/7450941
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
VA454
LC item number
.J35 2006eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Naval engagements : patriotism, cultural politics, and the Royal Navy, 1793-1815, Timothy Jenks
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 305-324) and index
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- The Glorious Firsts of June -- Patriotic Instabilities -- Naval Triumph and the Public Sphere -- Contesting Naval Heroism -- Lord Cochrane in Radical Westminster -- Conclusion -- Appendix 1. Members of Parliament for Westminster, 1790-1818 -- Appendix 2. Published Trafalgar poems
Control code
ocm99996770
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (viii, 334 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781429459549
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b3598725x
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)99996770
  • pebcs0191516414

Library Locations

    • Deakin University Library - Geelong Waurn Ponds CampusBorrow it
      75 Pigdons Road, Waurn Ponds, Victoria, 3216, AU
      -38.195656 144.304955
Processing Feedback ...