Mackesy, Piers Gerald
MACKESY, Piers Gerald
MACKESY, Piers Gerald. British, b. 1924. Genres: History. Career: Fellow, now Emeritus Fellow, Pembroke College, Oxford, 1954-. Fellow of British Academy, 1988-. Member, Council of National Army Museum, 1983-93, and Council of the Society for Army Historical Research, 1985-93; Harkness Fellow, Harvard University, 1953-54; Visiting Fellow, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, NJ, 1961-62; Visiting Professor, California Institute of Technology, 1966. Publications: The War in the Mediterranean, 1803-1810, 1957; The War for America, 1775-1783, 1964, 2nd ed., 1993; Statesmen at War: The Strategy of Overthrow, 1798-1799, 1974; The Coward of Minden: The Affair of Lord George Sackville, 1979; War without Victory: The Downfall of Pitt, 1799-1802, 1984; British Victory in Egypt, 1801: The End of Napoleon's Conquest, 1995. Address: Westerton Farmhouse, Dess, by Aboyne, Aberdeenshire AB34 5AY, Scotland.
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