Russian Warships in the Age of Sail 1696-1860

Design, Construction, Careers and Fates
Product Number: EB00649770
Released: Mar 11, 2016
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781612519692
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Description

Peter the Great created the Russian navy from nothing, but it soon surpassed Sweden as the Baltic naval power, while in the Black Sea it became an essential tool in driving back the Ottoman Turks from Europe. During the 18th century it was the third largest navy in the world yet its history, and especially its ships, are virtually unrecorded in the West. The first comprehensive study in English, it is illustrated with plans, paintings, and prints rarely seen outside Russia.

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Genre: History
Original Publish Date: Jun 22, 2010

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