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The Handbook of British Archaeology. Trafalgar: The Biography of a Battle. Roy and Lesley Adkins are husband-and-wife historians and authors of widely acclaimed books on naval and social history, including Jack Tar , Trafalgar , The War for All the Oceans and Eavesdropping on Jane Austen's England , which have been translated into seventeen languages.
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None the less, the editors have done good service in highlighting what material is available. Naval history of the post-Trafalgar period is largely undiscovered territory; let's hope others will be inspired to delve more deeply into the archives. The eloquence of these people is astonishing.
Midshipman Abraham Crawford describes the fire of the Turkish shore batteries, when a British fleet attempted to force a passage through the Dardanelles in , in almost apocalyptic terms: 'The whole scene on shore resembled the bursting of some mountain's side which, vexed and torn by the throes of a labouring volcano, vomits forth in fire and smoke, fragments of rock and iron.
The great celebrant of the sailing navy, novelist Patrick O'Brian, once said that naval history of the Nelsonian period is Britain's Iliad. Lesley and Roy Adkins deserve our gratitude for allowing some of those 'sturdy souls' to speak again so vividly.
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