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Author Brunsman, Denver Alexander, 1975-

Title The evil necessity [electronic resource] : British naval impressment in the eighteenth-century Atlantic world / Denver Brunsman.

Imprint Charlottesville : University of Virginia Press, 2013.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description xi, 364 p. : ill.
Series Early American histories
Note Winner of the Walker Cowen Memorial Prize for an outstanding work of scholarship in eighteenth-century studies.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Part I. Empire -- Imperial Design -- Ruling the Waves -- Cultures of Impressment -- Part II. Sailors -- Men of War -- Everyday Escapes -- Atlantic Impressment Riots -- Epilogue.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Great Britain. Royal Navy -- History -- 18th century.
Impressment -- Great Britain -- History -- 18th century.
Impressment -- United States -- History -- 18th century.
Sailors -- Great Britain -- History -- 18th century.
Sailors -- United States -- History -- 18th century.
Imperialism -- History -- 18th century.
Great Britain -- History, Naval -- 18th century.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9780813933511 (cloth : acid-free paper)
9780813933528 (e-book)

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