The War in Syria, Volume 2 (of 2)
Napier (1786-1860) was a British naval officer who, during 60 years in the Royal Navy, saw service in the War of 1812 (with the US), the Napoleonic Wars, the Syrian War and the Crimean War. He advocated humane reform in the Navy and was active in politics as a Liberal MP. This account of the part he played in the Syrian War of 1839-41 was first published in two volumes in 1842. Volume 2 of 2.