44. THE STRUGGLE FOR SEA POWER: A NAVAL HISTORY OF THE AMERICAN CIVIL WAR

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Sam Willis is one of our most exciting, charismatic, young historians. His book on the naval battle of the War of American Independence was a work of brilliant scholarship and in this talk he explains why, although Britain lost the war, the lessons learned helped the Royal Navy dominate the oceans for the next 150 years.