Publisher: Cambridge University Press (December 3, 2015)
Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub
Size: 7.7 MB
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initially released in 1930, this ebook offers an English translation of the 1639 magazine of Dutch naval commander Maarten Harpertszoon Tromp (1598-1653), who led the Dutch fleet in a decisive victory over the Spanish on the conflict of the Downs in the course of that yr. Translation of the magazine used to be performed via Charles Ralph Boxer (1904-2000), a popular expert in Dutch and Portugese naval background and the early colonial growth of ecu countries. Created in keeping with 'an expanding curiosity proven via English historians in naval matters', the textual content offers either an perception into Dutch naval approach and a revealing portrait of Tromp's personality. A hugely particular creation, illustrative figures and a bibliography are integrated. This publication might be of worth to a person with an curiosity in eu and Maritime historical past.
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