Naval & Military

Baynham, Henry, Before the Mast: Naval Ratings of the Nineteenth Century, (London: Hutchinson, 1971).

Baynham, Henry, Men from the Dreadnoughts, (London: Hutchinson & Co. Ltd., 1976).

Carew, Anthony, The Lower Deck of the Royal Navy, 1900-39: Invergordon in Perspective, (Manchester: Manchester University Press, 1981).

Brunsman, Denver, The Evil Necessity: British Naval Impressment in the Eighteenth-century Atlantic World, (London: University of Virginia Press, 2013).

Blyth,Robert J., Andrew Lambert and Jan Ruger, eds, The Dreadnought and the Edwardian Age, (Farnham: Ashgate, 2011).

Colville, Quintin, ‘Jack Tar and the Gentleman Officer: the role of uniform in shaping the class- and gender-related identities of British naval personnel, 1930-1939’, Transactions of the Royal Historical Society, 6, 13, (2003), 105-29.

Englander, D., and James Osborne, “Jack, Tommy and Henry Dubb: The Armed Forces and the Working Class”, The Historical Journal, 21, no. 3, (1978), 593-621.

Harris, Carol, Women at War in Uniform 1939-1945, (Stroud: Sutton, 2003).

Hamilton, C.I., “Naval Hagiography and the Victorian Hero”, Historical Journal, 23, no. 2, (1980), 381 – 398.

Hamilton, Mark, The Nation and the Navy: Methods and Organisations of British Navalist Propaganda, 1889 – 1914, (London: Garland, 1986).

Jenks, T., Naval Engagements: Patriotism, Cultural Politics and The Royal Navy, 1793 – 1815, (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2006).

Kemp, Peter, The British Sailor: a Social History of the Lower Deck, (London: J M Dent & Sons, 1970).

Lavery, Brian, Able Seamen: the Lower Deck of The Royal Navy, 1850 – 1939, (London: Conway Maritime Press, 2010).

Leggett, Donald, “Navy the Nation and Identity in the Long Nineteenth Century”, Journal for Maritime Research, 13, no. 2, (2011), 151 – 163.

Lincoln, Margarette, Representing the Royal Navy: British Sea power 1750 – 1815, (Aldershot: Ashgate, 2002).

Mack, Angela. Dancing on the Waves Wartime Wren at Sea, (London: Benchmark Press, 2000).

Marcombe, David, The Victorian Sailor, (Aylesbury: Shire, 1985).

Marder, Arthur J., The Anatomy of British Sea Power, 2nd ed. (New York: Octagon Books, 1976 [first edition 1940]).

McKee, Christopher, Sober Men and True: Sailor Lives in the Royal Navy, 1900-1945, (London: Harvard University Press, 2002).

Paris, Michael, Warrior Nations: Images of War in British Popular Culture 1850 – 2000, (London: Reaktion, 2000).

Rogers, Nichloas, The Press Gang: Naval Impressment and its Opponents in Georigan Britain, (London: Continuum, 2007).

Rüger, Jan, “Nation, Empire and Navy: Identity Politics in the United Kingdom 1887 – 1914”, Past & Present, 185, no. 1, (2004), 159 – 187.

Rüger, Jan, Great Naval Game: Britain and Germany in the Age of Empires, (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2007).

Waller, Jane and Vaughan-Rees, Women in Uniform 1939-45, (London: Papermac, 1989).

Walton, Oliver, “A Great Improvement in The Sailor’s Feeling Towards the Naval Service: Recruiting Seamen for The Royal Navy, 1815 – 1853”, Journal for Maritime Research, 12, no. 1, (2010), 27 – 57.

Weston, Agnes, My Life among the Bluejackets, (London: James Nisbett & Co, 1909).

Wintz, Sophia, Our Bluejackets: A Narrative of Miss Weston’s Life and Work among Our Sailors, (London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1884).

Women’s Royal Naval Service Benevolent Trust, 70 Years of Trust An Illustrated History of the Women’s Royal Naval Service Benevolent Trust 1942-2012. (Portsmouth: WRNS BT, 2012).


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