Daniel Lescallier, 1743-1822, Man of the Sea - or Military Spy?: Maritime Developments and French Military Espionage

Daniel Lescallier, 1743-1822, Man of the Sea - or Military Spy?: Maritime Developments and French Military Espionage

By: Margaret Bradley (author)Hardback

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Description

The period prior to the French Revolution and the Napoleonic Wars was one of intense industrial espionage. Daniel Lescallier was one of France's most influential spies, his main aim being to obtain information about the British navy. The context is the story of Daniel Lescallier and his other similar missions. The background is the history of the transfer of industrial technology and military secrets from England to the Continent during the eighteenth century.

About Author

Dr. Bradley is a retired university professor and resides in a remote part of France.

Contents

List of Illustrations; Acknowledgements; Foreword; Preface; Introduction; 1. Spies Galore; 2. The Early Years of Daniel Lescallier; 3. Duties in the Colonies and a Return Visit to Britain with a New Companion, Pierre Forfait; 4. The Sequel; 5. The 1789 Visit to England and a Commentary on the Resulting Report of Lescallier and Forfait; Appendix 1: Pieces Justificatives; Appendix 2: "Memoire de MM. Forfait et Lescallier"; Appendix 3: Vocabulary of Naval Terms; Bibliographies; 1. Works of Daniel Lescallier; 2. General Background Works; Index.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780773459519
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 252
  • ID: 9780773459519
  • ISBN10: 0773459510

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