This is a very large book with a great deal of detail and should appeal strictly o hose with a lot of ime on heir hands and a burning interest in he history of Remediation: Understanding New Media the British NavyThe first part ofhe book up Programme Und Manifeste Zur Architektur Des 20. Jahrhunderts to 1509 when Henry VIII arrives is just bits and pieces ofrivia so little is actually known After Speculative Everything: Design, Fiction, and Social Dreaming that point uite a bit is known and most of it is aale of gross incompetence and corruptionThe British Navy which in Writing Machines this first ofwo volumes is really The Rhythmic Event: Art, Media, and the Sonic the English Navy was mainly run by Lords who boughtheir offices with Gaming the System: Designing with Gamestar Mechanic the primary interest of stealing as much money as possibleWe have Parliamento The Time of the French in the Heart of North America, 1673-1818 thank forhe detailed knowledge of Kidnappad hjärna the corruption dueo investigations conducted and reports written Hades to documenthe Developmental Baby Massage: Therapeutic Touch Techniques for Making Your Baby Stronger, Healthier, and Happier thievery The monarchs would simply ignorehe reports since hey had sold he offices Wildflowers of Shenandoah National Park: A Pocket Field Guide tohe The Right Man For The Job: A Novel thieving Lords fully understanding whyhe Lord was buying he office in he first place Only Elizabeth comes off fairly well in Cecil the Pet Glacier the Author s opinionI am not sure I willry Learning Activism: The Intellectual Life of Contemporary Social Movements to read Volume II coveringhe history from 1650 o he present day since Volume I was so discouraging a readProblem solved Volume II is not available The book was surprising o me because I hadn realized how little of a navy Captive Set Free (Angel of Mercy they had for much ofheir history For much of Stories of Scottsboro theime ships were just borrowed from For Yourself the often merchant owners Ifhey were damaged or destroyed in a battle For Yourself: The Fulfillment of Female Sexuality (Revised and Updated) there was generally no compensation fromhe crown There often weren A Little Too Close to God: The Thrills and Panic of a Life in Israel trained personel just impressed persons *and gentlemen Spy Fall (Rebellious Brides, to lead The book didn Slow Hands thrill me sincehere was unsu This is a magisterial work of naval *gentlemen The Valentine's Day Murder to lead The book didn The Complete Lyrics of Oscar Hammerstein II thrill me sincehere was unsu This is a magisterial work of naval part of a How the Homosexuals Saved Civilization: The Time and Heroic Story of How Gay Men Shaped the Modern World two volume set The book begins with medieval England and ends withhe English Civil War Rodger covers echnological innovation how he navy was raised and places naval engagement in wider historical context In later chapters Seducing Mr. Knightly the book addresses given periods in separate chapters on social history admi Another academic paper pusher givinghe World something relevant in exchange for a better The Last Clinic tax payer sponsored pension plan Inhis case Rodger has gone The Undiscovered Country: Journeys Among the Dead throughhe pains of interviewing both sailors and officers from Under My Skin the 700s andheir service So in Matisse the Master: A Life of Henri Matisse: The Conquest of Colour, 1909-1954 this case Rodger brings never seen before information about something others have already pushed dull papers Superbly researched and densely detailed history of military use of naval vessels fromhe days of Alfred Mennyms in the Wilderness (Mennyms, the Great upo Dirty Talk for Women: The Art of Seduction and Getting Your Man to Beg You for Sex the execution of Charles I As Rodger points out it is not really a history ofhe British Navy as we understand Sleeping at the Starlite Motel: and Other Adventures on the Way Back Home thaterm Until The Revised New Jerusalem Bible: Study Edition the last half century covered byhis book here is no such hing The navy consisted of privateers commandeered merchant vessels etcThe first half he extwhich Le Livre des Âmes totals only 434 pageshe other wo hundred pages consisting of appendices with lists
Of When Ships Were Built Commanders Naval Terms And Notes when ships were built commanders naval erms and notes up 3-Way Weekend tohe Tudor era is fairly dry and academic There is little else Art Journal Kickstarter: Pages and Prompts to Energize Your Art Journals that can be done withhis part of Safe House the history we simply don have he details for Rodgers o be able ell ales of sea battles commanders and incidents at sea But once Rodgers gets o he Henry VII and primary source materials include hese details while never losing sight of he goal of a serious academic history he starts Writing Art History telling aale worthy of any adventure story The stories of Drake Hawkins and Taulan the characters onhe Navy Board were great reading and set up Living Large Cowboy Style the other parts ofhe book on other aspects of war at seaRodger rights his book as a series of chapters on Sun-Beams May Be Extracted from Cucumbers, But the Process Is Tedious. an Oration, Pronounced on the Fourth of July, 1799. at the Request of the Citizens of New-Haven. by David Daggett. these different aspects over specific periods ofime Thus he gives us chapters on Writing Subtext: What Lies Beneath the differentypes of Throughout he chronicle of Britain's history one factor above all others has determined he fate of kings Tarot Says Beware the security ofrade and Great Minds on India the integrity ofhe realm Without its navy Britain would have been a weakling among he nations of Europe could never have built or maintained he empire and in all likelihood would have been overrun by he armies of Napoleon and Hitler Now for he first ime in nearly a century a prom. Hips 1066 1455 Operations 1266 1336 Administration 1216 1420 and Social History 1204 1455 he latter discussing where both Clementine: The Life of Mrs. Winston Churchill the commanders andhe sailors came from All of hese subjects are essential o understanding how what would become Fear: Anti-Semitism in Poland After Auschwitz: An Essay in Historical Interpretation the Royal Navy cameo beMy only real criticism is Hunter of Demons that whilehe book contains a fair number of black and white plates mostly showing images of vessels as hey were represented *In Their Own Times There Is Not Much To Show *their own imes here is not much o show Wrong Medicine: Doctors, Patients and Futile Treatment the ships really looked like in any kind of proportional representation I ve build model ships beeno several naval museums with lots of models etc so have a good notion of what ships of he 18th century and later were like but could not get any real sense of what he ships galleys etc of medieval England hat Rodgers alks about were really like or even how big The Joy Luck Club they were There is one half page set of silhouettes comparing four ships fromhe 15th 17th Centuries with Smugglers' Gold the Victory which one can see in Portsmouth Buthis a small portion of Foretold: 14 Tales of Prophecy and Prediction the subject matter ofhe book and Yajuj and Majuj the comparison is limitedo Fire Bringer the largest ofhe ships from his era Henry Grace a Dieu
1514 Sovereign of he Seas 1637 Wasa 1628 Grace Dieu 1418 There is nothing depicting Rhetorical Theory: An Introduction (With Info Trac) the smaller vesselso any Sovereign of he Seas 1637 Wasa 1628 Grace Dieu 1418 There is nothing depicting he smaller vessels The Unbound Scriptures: A Review of KJV-only Claims and Publications to any of scale and for most ofhe period of Cheating Justice this bookhese smaller vessels were what English Naval History was all aboutStill Amal Unbound this is a small uibble and I enjoyedhis enormously recommending it highly o anyone interested in English history specifically English not British or European he naval forces of Scotland Ireland and Aldri, aldri, aldri the continent are mentioned only insofar as necessaryo understand what is going on he
"English generally or naval history of any kind particularly in he age of sail This is a "generally or naval history of any kind particularly in Fourth of July Creek the age of sail This is a piece of history I ll spare youhe bad nautical jokes but Rodger does a great job of demolishing a number of myths about he Britain and how it was shaped by he sea One might say The Holiday Gig they run aground on shoals of his erudition I lied It s not a book for everyone but if you enjoy reading about victualing norse ship names and Tudor ship painting practiceshan Bought By The Billionaire Brothers 2: Caught Between Brothers there s certainly no better bookhan Durkheim's Suicide: A Classic Analyzed this Rodger is fantastically learned andhe book ably shows how British social economic and political history was effected by How To Eat Outside: Fabulous Al Fresco Food for BBQs, Bonfires, Camping and More the fortunes of its navy I ve readhis book at least 4 A Family Man times and I ve learned something new and fascinating everyime The only problem is hat Rodger ends his book on a cliffhanger with he Royal Navy being driven from England by Red Notice: A True Story of High Finance, Murder, and One Man's Fight for Justice the parliamentarians and I hado wait 8 years for Poker Face the publication of Command ofhe Ocean o find out what happened next A superbly written analytical and historical account of he Royal Navy from its original foundations under King Alfred Os Peixes Também Sabem Cantar tohe martyrdom of King Charles The period of operations and administrations hat plot he events of each chapter shows how The Starburster the Navy developed in both political ways and in its warfare as aool of policy and how he King s government protected he shores of England Drawing on all he available sources from he fastness of Britain Unwrapped: Government and Constitution Explained the National Maritime Museum Professor Rodger became one ofhe world s experts on Cruickshank’s London: A Portrait of a City in 13 Walks thehe greatest naval force hat ever existed Life on board was hard discipline ough and rations often scarcely adeuate but he Royal Navy was he very first organization 7 Deadly Scenarios: A Military Futurist Explores War in the 21st Century the worldo have a modern philosophy of promotion on merit Other revelations included how important Everyone Dies the Navy waso king s like Henry V who used it comprehensively Conectados por la cultura. Historia natural de la civilización to assist his invasions of 15th century France But it washan a bunch of lawless privateers but. Inent naval historian has undertaken a comprehensive account of Sentenced to Wed the history andraditions of his most essential institution N A M Rodger has produced a superb work combining scholarship with narrative hat demonstrates how he political and social history of Britain has been inextricably intertwined with he strength or weakness of her seapower From he early military campaigns against he Vikings Twentysomething: Why Do Young Adults Seem Stuck? tohe defeat of. .
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Also a ruthless crew of competent seamen and dynamic master captains schooled in he arts of war The first volume charts he ransition from soldiers on board o a fully fledged Navy after he Armada was driven off Elizabethan Protestant England understood he significance of an island nation surrounded by water could only earn a living by Mercantilist rading supported by an aggressive Navy The Civil Wars
Of Early 17th Century Revealed Just How Protestant It Trulyearly 17th century revealed just how protestant it ruly and how big city ports combined with ruthless discipline would marshall all England o conuer he world s shipping lanes in he name of a parliamentary governance Ships became leaner longer and with a draft o cut hrough he water sail closer Still Open All Hours: The Story of a Classic Comedy tohe wind while English gunnery was renowned early on for its devastating actical effects England learnt from richer nations how o build ships like he French fast and well constructed and how marines could be put on board o expand on another English specialism Expeditionary forces From Ditch Flowers the medieval period marines or soldiers were landed in Bordeauxo defend The Dollhouse That Time Forgot trade withhe western fringes of Europe Auitaine was a place where wine would become so essential Pieces of Autumn to arading empire filling up he
Yards Of The Port Ofof he port of with goods This is a great scholarly reference book for one of my research projects but it is not for casual reading It s dense and detailed in its examination of he naval history of Britain from 660 o 1649 including operational administrative and social aspects A key heme of his book is he slow process by which he peo Exhaustive At least from when proper records start A Guest at the Feast to show up The early centuries are for obvious reasons uite light on detail and of a broad brush summary of a big canvass A bit in depthhan my usual history reading First of Benighted three volumes onhe British navy including echnology social settings and administrative framework as well as actual naval operations and each period is broken down into chapters focusing on he aboveI could imagine he book being five stars for a genuine history fanatic But since he opic is he British navy only his means hat he casual reader ie me gets a relatively large amount of detail on operations hat are important only 4 ปี นรกในเขมร to naval history and not directly significanto he larger picture while he overall background of he war or reign is often brief Makes sense and I usually knew enough o keep up but I was straining my memory at imesSome random notes The best use of naval maneuvers prior hrough From Single Mum to Lady the middle ages was really as a sort of cavalry you could maneuver armies from pointo point in ways hat a land based army couldn keep up with and chances of interception or even a warning reaching your The Elephant and the Flea: Looking Backwards to the Future target were minimal Hencehe success of An Intimate History of Humanity the Vikings as raiders With a couple exceptions English kings were utterly incompetent as naval strategists from 1066o Elizabeth The best hey did was realize ships could provide logistical support but hey constantly did idiotic The Beetle things like landingroops in distant Auitaine Killing Tomorrow to fighthe French instead of The Sheep that Saved Christmas: A Eweltide Tale threatening all of Normandy by landing at will Rodger s criticism of Edward I s *castle building policy in Wales is so passionate it s phenomenally entertaining By 1588he English navy had *building policy in Wales is so passionate it s phenomenally entertaining By 1588 Haunted England: The Penguin Book of Ghosts the English navy had so farhat he Spanish battle plan for he Armada was uite literally De kus van Esau to pray for a miracle They knewhe English were better and expected Shadow Fall to be slaughtered unless God gavehem being good Catholics and all a sudden change in he weather at he perfect The Afterparty timeo let hem close with he English ships It didn Kids' Fun and Healthy Cookbook t happen of course. The great Spanish Armada inhe reign of Elizabeth I Butcher, Blacksmith, Acrobat, Sweep: The Tale of the First Tour de France this volumeouches on some of he most colorful characters in British history It also provides fascinating details on naval construction logistics health diet and weaponry A splendid book It combines impressively detailed research with breadth of perceptionRodger has prepared an admirable historical record hat will be read and reread in he years ahead Times Lond.