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Admiral Satan: The Life and Campaigns of Suffren

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Book and dustjacket are in excellent condition.
Le Baillie de Suffren was an undisputed hero of the French Ancien Regime. Admired by both Nelson and Napoleon and known to his lascars as Admiral Satan, Suffren's reputation centred on his campaign during the Second Anglo-Mysorean War of 1782-3 - the last great challenge by France to Britain's supremacy in the Indian sub-continent.;This account of Suffren's career in the Indies not only provides a fascinating study of one major naval campaign, but also an in-depth analysis of naval strategy and tactics, warfare, and the importance of Suffren's revolutionary role and effect on later naval campaigns.

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Author(s):
Cavaliero, Roderick
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
1994
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
185043686X
ISBN-13:
9781850436867
Number of pages:
312
Publisher:
I.B. Tauris
Title:
Admiral Satan: The Life and Campaigns of Suffren

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Book and dustjacket are in excellent condition.
Le Baillie de Suffren was an undisputed hero of the French Ancien Regime. Admired by both Nelson and Napoleon and known to his lascars as Admiral Satan, Suffren's reputation centred on his campaign during the Second Anglo-Mysorean War of 1782-3 - the last great challenge by France to Britain's supremacy in the Indian sub-continent.;This account of Suffren's career in the Indies not only provides a fascinating study of one major naval campaign, but also an in-depth analysis of naval strategy and tactics, warfare, and the importance of Suffren's revolutionary role and effect on later naval campaigns.

Author(s):
Cavaliero, Roderick
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
1994
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
185043686X
ISBN-13:
9781850436867
Number of pages:
312
Publisher:
I.B. Tauris
Title:
Admiral Satan: The Life and Campaigns of Suffren

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