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Roger Knight

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Roger Knight was Deputy Director of the National Maritime Museum until 2000, and now teaches at the Greenwich Maritime Institute at the University of Greenwich. The Pursuit of Victory: The Life and Achievement of Horatio Nelson won the Duke of Westminster's Medal for Military History, the Mountbatten Award and the Anderson Medal of the Society for Nautical Research.

Books by Roger Knight

Britain Against Napoleon

The first book to explain how the British state successfully organised itself to overcome Napoleon - and how very close it came to defeat

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The Pursuit of Victory

This is the book which, more than any other, explains how and why Nelson achieved such extraordinary success.

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