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Douglas Ronald studied at Edinburgh University where he gained a Master of Arts Honours Degree in History and French. During a 30-year career in merchant banking, Douglas lived overseas for many years - in Australia, Indonesia, New Zealand, and the United States. In 1984, he returned to the U.K. and founded his own boutique firm, a corporate finance consultancy based out of London and Oxford, specializing in cross-border mergers and acquisitions on behalf of major multinational corporations, and heritage tourism for the Government and the National Trust. Douglas is now a full-time writer.
Table of Contents
|Preface and Acknowledgements||p. 8|
|'Younkers in the Top Continually'||p. 13|
|Scape Gallowses||p. 20|
|A Royal Sailor||p. 29|
|A Sink of Vice and Abomination||p. 47|
|Young Squeaker||p. 61|
|Rites of Passage||p. 79|
|The Little World||p. 93|
|Into the Glorious Fray||p. 109|
|Mutiny, Punishment and Promotion||p. 122|
|The Battle of the Nile||p. 143|
|The Nelson Family at War||p. 162|
|Land Ahoy||p. 171|
|Spoils of War||p. 207|
|The War of 1812||p. 231|
|Napoleon on the Bellerophon||p. 252|
|'Ah! The Peace has come too Soon'||p. 263|
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