Storm and Conquest: The Clash of Empires in the Eastern Seas, 1809
Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks
Date: January 2008
Duration: 12 hours 12 minutes
The Indian Ocean was the final battleground for Nelson's navy and France. At stake was Britain's commercial lifeline to India-and its strategic capacity to wage war in Europe. In one fatal season, the natural order of maritime power since Trafalgar was destroyed.