Nemesis: The First Iron Warship and her World [Audiobook] download free by Adrian G. Marshall

Nemesis: The First Iron Warship and her World Audiobook download free by Adrian G. Marshall
  • Listen audiobook: Nemesis: The First Iron Warship and her World
  • Author: Adrian G. Marshall
  • Release date: 2016/4/25
  • Publisher: NUS PRESS
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Transportation
  • ISBN: 9789971698225
  • Rating: 8.93 of 10
  • Votes: 195
  • Review by: Joshua Blanchette
  • Review rating: 8.79 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/11/28
  • Duration: 4H49M11S in 256 kbps (78.4 MB)
  • Date of creation of the audiobook: 2018-09-03
  • You can listen to this audiobook in formats: FLAC, MPEG4, WMA, MPEG-4 DST, WAV, MP3, Shorten (compression TAR.Z, ZIP, TAR.BZ2, RAR, LHA, DEB)
  • Total pages original book: 392
  • Includes a PDF summary of 32 pages
  • Duration of the summary (audio): 23M15S (6.4 MB)
  • Description or summary of the audiobook: The Nemesis was the first of a generation of iron-clad, steam-powered naval vessels that established British dominance in Asian waters in the 19th century. The world's first iron warship, the first vessel with truly watertight compartments, and the first iron vessel to round the Cape of Good Hope, Nemesis represented a staggering new level of military superiority over the oar- and sail-powered forces of Britain's Asian rivals. With a shallow draft suited to riverine operations, and flexible armaments, she originated 'gunboat diplomacy' in operations during the First Opium War.While her importance is recognized in the military history literature, the Nemesis' story has not been told to modern audiences. This lively narrative creates a vivid sense of life aboard the ship, and the challenges of the new technology for her captains and crew. The book places Nemesis in the historical context of the last years of the East India Company, and in the history of steam power and of iron ships. It tells of her exploits in the First Opium War, upriver in James Brooke's Sarawak, in pirate suppression and naval actions across Asia, from Burma to Bombay to the Yangtze River and beyond.
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Manufacturing Industries, Shipbuilding Technology, Engineering & Trades, Military History, Military Vehicles, Shipbuilding Industry, Military & Naval Ships, European History, Asian History, Ships & Shipping, British & Irish History
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 32.56 USD
  • Dimensions: 152x229x30.48mm
  • Weight: 612.35g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: Singapore, Singapore

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