Andrew D. Lambert

Andrew D. Lambert (1956- ) is a British naval historian, who is currently Laughton Professor of Naval History in the Department of War Studies at King's College London.

He was born in Norfolk, England and attended Hamond's High School, Swaffham. He received his BA in Law from the City of London Polytechnic and earned his MA and PhD in naval history in the War Studies Department, King's College London.

After completing his doctoral research, Lambert was lecturer in modern international history at Bristol Polytechnic from 1983 until 1987, consultant in the Department of History and International Affairs at the Royal Naval College, Greenwich, from 1987 until 1989, senior lecturer in war studies at the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst, from 1989 until 1991, senior lecturer in the Department of War Studies at King's College London from 1996 until 1999, professor of naval history, from 1999 until 2001 and then Laughton Professor of Naval History and Director of the Laughton Naval History Research Unit. He served as Hon. Secretary of the Navy Records Society 1991-2005 and is a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society.

AOS Naval Non Fiction

Series: n/a
Year  Book  Comment
  The Foundations of Naval History The career of Sir John Knox Laughton (1830-1915) who, before his death, was influential in the growing debate about the strategy and tactics of contemporary navies
  Admirals: The Naval Commanders who made Britain Great Elizabethan times to the Second World War
  Nelson: Britannia's God of War What made Nelson so special?
  Trincomalee: The Last of Nelson's Frigates The multiple significance of the ship - its place in the development of the frigate, teak building in India and its role in the changing world of the 19th century Royal Navy
  War at Sea in the Age of Sail 1650-1850 The dramatic battles of an age when sail was supreme
  HMS Warrior 1860 HMS Warrior was the world's first iron-hulled, armoured warship
  The Challenge Britain Against America in the Naval War of 1812

AOS Other Non Fiction

Series: n/a
Year  Book  Comment
  Crusoe's Island A Rich and Curious History of Pirates, Castaways and Madness

© 2008-2024 David Hayes (Astrodene)