Mountbatten of Burma - The Princely Sailor

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The name Moutbatten resonates through the history of Great Britain and the Commonwealth. Born in 1900 as Prince Louis of Battenburg, a great-grandson of Queen Victoria, Louis Mountbattens life was at first shaped by World War I and its aftermath. In mid-career he was a victorious commander in World War II, and when peace came he brought independence to India and Pakistan. It was an epoch of rapid, often dramatic and accelerating change - political, social, economic, scientific and technological. Having a father dedicated to service in the Royal Navy (rising to First Sea Lord) and a royal mother of egalitarian sentiments, enquiring mind and powerful personality; to what extent were Dickie Mountbattens outstanding capacity and influence attributable to naval nature and to regal nature respectively?
The name Moutbatten resonates through the history of Great Britain and the Commonwealth. Born in 1900 as Prince Louis of Battenburg, a great-grandson of Queen Victoria, Louis Mountbattens life was at first shaped by World War I and its aftermath. In mid-career he was a victorious commander in World War II, and when peace came he brought independence to India and Pakistan. It was an epoch of rapid, often dramatic and accelerating change - political, social, economic, scientific and technological. Having a father dedicated to service in the Royal Navy (rising to First Sea Lord) and a royal mother of egalitarian sentiments, enquiring mind and powerful personality; to what extent were Dickie Mountbattens outstanding capacity and influence attributable to naval nature and to regal nature respectively?
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Author Ian McGeoch
Published 1996
Book Condition Ex Library Naval Collection , library plate and stamp, generally excellent condition
Dimensions (cm) 16x24
Pages 285
Weight (g) 690.0000
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