Cover image for The confident hope of a miracle : the true history of the Spanish Armada
Title:
The confident hope of a miracle : the true history of the Spanish Armada
Author:
Hanson, Neil.
Personal Author:
Edition:
First American edition.
Publication Information:
New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2005.
Physical Description:
xviii, 489 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 25 cm
General Note:
Originally published: London ; New York : Doubleday, 2003.
Language:
English
Contents:
The enterprise of England: God's obvious design -- In the cause of God -- The master of the sea -- Smoking the wasps from their nests -- The floating forest -- So violent a sea and wind -- The sea beggars -- The Wall of England: Like bears tied to stakes -- The advantage of time and place -- A bad place to rest in -- The greatest Navy that ever swam upon the sea -- The heavens thundered -- A terrible value of great shot -- Resolved there to live and die -- The hell-burners -- Aftermath: A wonderful fear -- The rags which yet remain -- The disease uncured -- Vanished into smoke -- God will tire of working miracles.
Subject Term:
ISBN:
9781400042944
Format :
Book