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Barcode30053003321729
LocationParis-Bourbon
Call No942.0550922 BERG
TitleIn search of a kingdom : Francis Drake, Elizabeth I, and the perilous birth of the British Empire / Laurence Bergreen.
AuthorBergreen, Laurence, author.
CollectionNEW: Adult 900-999
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Personal Name Bergreen, Laurence, author.
Title Statement In search of a kingdom : Francis Drake, Elizabeth I, and the perilous birth of the British Empire / Laurence Bergreen.
Varying Form of Title Francis Drake, Elizabeth I, and the perilous birth of the British Empire
Edition Statement First edition.
Production, Publication, Distribution, Manufacture, and Copyright Notice New York, NY : Custom House, [2021]
Physical Description xviii, 440 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Content Type text txt rdacontent
Media Type unmediated n rdamedia
Carrier Type volume rdacarrier
Bibliography, Etc. Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 415-425) and index.
Formatted Contents Note 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 Ca┬┤diz -- Signs and Portents -- Disdain, Revenge, Victory -- A "Top-Earning pirate".
Summary, Etc. "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"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject-Personal Name Elizabeth I, Queen of England, 1533-1603.
Subject-Personal Name Drake, Francis, approximately 1540-1596.
Subject Added Entry - Topical Term Admirals Biography. Great Britain
Subject Added Entry - Topical Term Explorers Biography. Great Britain
Subject Added Entry - Topical Term Voyages around the world History 16th century.
Subject Added Entry - Topical Term Privateering History 16th century.
Subject Added Entry - Geographical Term Great Britain History Elizabeth, 1558-1603.
Subject Added Entry - Geographical Term Great Britain History, Naval Tudors, 1485-1603.

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