Men of Honour
Trafalgar and the Making of the English HeroPaperback - 2006
Presenting the contradictions of heroism, as embodied by Horatio Nelson and as tested by the Battle of Trafalgar, Adam Nicolson looks at the variety of qualities - ruthlessness, bravery, kindness, cruelty - that combined in both Nelson and his troops to carry that fateful day.
Publisher: London, England ; Toronto : Harper Perennial, 2006, c2005.
Characteristics: xxiv, 341 pages,  pages of plates :,illustrations (chiefly color), maps, portraits ;,23 cm.