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The Resource In search of a kingdom : Francis Drake, Elizabeth I, and the perilous birth of the British Empire, Laurence Bergreen

In search of a kingdom : Francis Drake, Elizabeth I, and the perilous birth of the British Empire, Laurence Bergreen

Label
In search of a kingdom : Francis Drake, Elizabeth I, and the perilous birth of the British Empire
Title
In search of a kingdom
Title remainder
Francis Drake, Elizabeth I, and the perilous birth of the British Empire
Statement of responsibility
Laurence Bergreen
Title variation
Francis Drake, Elizabeth I, and the perilous birth of the British Empire
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"An exploration narrative of the highest order: the bestselling author of Over the Edge of the World brings alive the extraordinary life and adventures of Sir Francis Drake, whose mastery of the seas during the reign of Queen Elizabeth I changed the course of history--as a pirate raiding Spanish galleons, as the first explorer to successfully circumnavigate the globe, and as a naval hero who defeated the Spanish Armada and reshaped the global order"--
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Bergreen, Laurence,
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Drake, Francis
  • Elizabeth
  • Drake, Francis
  • Elizabeth
  • Privateering
  • Voyages around the world
  • Explorers
  • Admirals
  • Great Britain
  • Great Britain
  • Admirals
  • Explorers
  • Privateering
  • Voyages around the world
  • Great Britain
Target audience
adult
Label
In search of a kingdom : Francis Drake, Elizabeth I, and the perilous birth of the British Empire, Laurence Bergreen
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [405]-425) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The Island and the Empire -- The Monarch and the Mystic -- "Contrary Winds and Foul Weather" -- Traitor -- Golden Hind -- "The Most Mad Seas" -- "Cruel Courtesy" -- Treasure Fleet -- Cacafuego -- Life among the Miwok -- Deliverance -- Unbroken Blue Water -- Return and Reward -- The Dragon Arrives -- Two Queens, One Throne -- Raid on Cádiz -- Signs and Portents -- Disdain, Revenge, Victory -- A "Top-Earning pirate"
Control code
1193560224
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition
Extent
xviii, 440 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780062875358
Lccn
2020039354
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)1193560224
Label
In search of a kingdom : Francis Drake, Elizabeth I, and the perilous birth of the British Empire, Laurence Bergreen
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [405]-425) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The Island and the Empire -- The Monarch and the Mystic -- "Contrary Winds and Foul Weather" -- Traitor -- Golden Hind -- "The Most Mad Seas" -- "Cruel Courtesy" -- Treasure Fleet -- Cacafuego -- Life among the Miwok -- Deliverance -- Unbroken Blue Water -- Return and Reward -- The Dragon Arrives -- Two Queens, One Throne -- Raid on Cádiz -- Signs and Portents -- Disdain, Revenge, Victory -- A "Top-Earning pirate"
Control code
1193560224
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition
Extent
xviii, 440 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780062875358
Lccn
2020039354
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)1193560224

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