Seize the Fire Heroism, Duty, and the Battle of Trafalgar. Adam Nicolson.

Seize the Fire Heroism, Duty, and the Battle of Trafalgar

Hardcover, New York: Harper, 2005. First Edition. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. The author takes the Battle of Trafalgar and uses it to examine our ideas of heroism and the heroic. "Is violence a necessary aspect of the heroic? Why did the cult of the hero flourish in Nelson's day? And was he an aberration in Enlightenment England or the hero the English deeply needed?" Ships same or next business day. ; 1.4 x 9.1 x 6.2 Inches. [Item #40664]

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