Socio-cultural Aspects

Anderson, Olive, “The Growth of Christian Military in Mid Victorian Britain”, English Historical Review, vol. 861, no. 388, (1971), 46 – 72.

Aston, John, Real Sailor Songs, (London: Leadenhall, 1891).

Astro, Richard, ed., Literature and the Sea, (Corvallis: Oregon State University Press, 1976).

August, Andrew, “Culture of Consolation? Rethinking Politics in Working-Class London, 1870-1914,” ­Historical Research, 74, no. 183, (2001), 193 – 219.

August, Andrew, The British Working Class, 1832 – 1940, (Harlow: Pearson, 2007).

Beaven, Brad, Leisure, Citizenship and Working Class Men in Britain, 1850 – 1945, (Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2005).

Beckingham, David, “Gender, Space and Drunkenness: Liverpool’s Licensed Premises, 1860 -1914,” Annals of the Association of American Geographers, 102, no. 3, (2012), 647 – 666.

Behrman, Cynthia, Victorian Myths of the Sea, (Athens: Ohio University Press, 1977).

Bell, Karl, The Magical Imagination: Magic and Modernity in Urban England, 1780 – 1914, (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2012).

Brown,  Ron, Cinemas and Theatres of Portsmouth from Old Photographs, (Chalford: Amberley Publishing, 2009).

Burroughs, Robert, “Sailors and Slaves: The Poor Enslaved Tar in Naval Reform and Nautical Melodrama”, Journal of Victorian Culture, 16, no. 3, (2011), 305 – 322.

Burton, Valerie, “’As I Was A-walking Down the Highway One Morn’: Fictions of the Nineteenth Century Sailortown,” in Bernhard Klein and Gesa Machenthun, eds., Fictions of the Sea: Critical Perspectives on the Ocean in British Literature and Culture, (Aldershot: Ashgate, 2002), 86 – 102.

Cohen, Margaret, The Novel and The Sea, (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2010).

Corbin, Alain, The Lure of the Sea: The Discovery of the Seaside in the Western World, 1750-1840 (Berkeley: University of California Press, 1994).

Croll, Andy, “Street Disorder, Surveillance and Shame: Regulating Behaviour in the Public Spaces of the Late Victorian Town”, Social History, 24, no. 3, (1999), 250 -268.

Croll, Andy. Civilising the Urban: Popular Culture and Public Space in Merthyr c.1870 – 1914, (Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 2000).

Crone, Rosalind, Violent Victorians: Popular Entertainment in Nineteenth Century London, (Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2012).

Crook, Tom. “Accommodating the Outcast: Common Lodging House and the Limits of Urban Governance in Victorian and Edwardian England”, Urban History, 35, no. 3, (2008), 414 – 436.

Dagmar, Kift, The Victorian Music Hall: Culture, Class and Conflict, (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1996).

Edwards, F.H., Crime, Law and Order in Mid Victorian Portsmouth, The Portsmouth Papers, no. 55, (Portsmouth: Portsmouth City Council, 1989).

Freeman, M. D., “Working-class Housing in Portsmouth”, Industrial Archaeology, 10, no. 2, (1973), 152-160.

Fox, Cicley Smith, Sailortown Days, (London: Methuen, 1923).

Fulda, Vivienne, “Space, Civic Pride, Citizenship and Identity in 1890s Portsmouth,” PhD Thesis, University of Portsmouth, (2006), unpublished.

Gibson, Marion, “Vikings and Victories: Sea-Stories from ‘The Seafarer’ to Skyfall and the Future of British Maritime Culture,” Journal for Maritime Research, vol. 17, no.1, (2015), 1 – 15.

Gilchrist, Paul, Thomas Carter and Daniel Burdsey, eds., “Coastal Cultures: Liminality & Leisure,” Leisure Studies Association, no.126, (2013).

Gorski, Richard, ed., Maritime Labour: Contributions to the History of Work at Sea, 1500 – 2000, (Amsterdam: Aksant, 2007).

Hall, Lesley, “What Shall We Do with the Poxy Sailor”, Journal for Maritime Research, 6, no.1, (2004), 113 – 144.

Hilson, Mary, Political Change and the Rise of Labour in Comparative Perspective: Britain and Sweden 1890 – 1920, (Lund: Nordic Academic Press, 2006).

Hugill, Stan, Sailortown, (London: Routledge & K. Paul, 1967).

Hyslop, Jonathan, “’Ghostlike’ Seafarers and Sailing Ship Nostalgia: The Figure of the Steamship Lascar in the British Imagination, c.1880 – 1960,” Journal for Maritime Research, vol. 16, no.1, (2015), 212 – 228.

James, Robert, Popular Culture and Working-Class Taste in Britain 1930-39: A round of cheap diversions? (Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2010).

James, Robert, “Cinema-going in a Port Town, 1914 – 1951: Film Booking Patterns at the Queens Cinema, Portsmouth,” Urban History, 40, no. 2, (2013), 315 – 335.

Jones, Ben, The Working Class in Mid Twentieth-Century England: Community, Identity and Social Meaning, (Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2012).

Klein, Bernhard and Gesa Machenthun, eds, Fictions of the Sea: Critical Perspectives on the Ocean in British Literature and Culture, (Aldershot: Ashgate, 2002).

Land, Isaac, “Customs of the Sea: Flogging, Empire and ‘The True British Seaman’, 1770 – 1870”, Interventions: The International Journal of Postcolonial Studies, 3, no. 2, (2001), 169 – 185.

Land, Isaac, “The Many Tongued Hydra: Sea Talk, Maritime Culture and Atlantic Identities 1750 – 1850”, Journal of American and Comparative Cultures, 25, no. 3-4, (2002), 412 – 417.

Lunn,  Kenneth and Day, Ann, eds., History of Work and Labour Relations in the Royal Dockyards, (London: Mansell, 1999).

McLean, David, Public Health and Politics in The Age of Reform: Cholera, The State and The Royal Navy in Victorian Britain, (New York: I.B. Tauris, 2006).

Melville, Herman, Billy Budd, Sailor, (New York: Russell & Russell, 1963 [First edition 1924].

Noakes Lucy and Juliette Pattinson, eds., British Cultural Memory and the Second World War, (London: Bloomsbury, 2014).

Pearce, Cathryn J. , Cornish Wrecking, 1700-1860: Reality and Popular Myth (Woodbridge: Boydell, 2010).

Peck, John, Maritime Fiction: Sailors and Sea in British and American Novels, 1719 – 1917, (Basingstoke: Palgrave, 2001).

Riley, R.C., Public Houses and Beerhouses in Nineteenth Century Portsmouth, (Portsmouth: Portsmouth City Council, 1983).

Robinson, Charles, Napier, The British Tar in Fact and Fiction: The Poetry, Pathos and Humour of the Sailor’s Life, (London: Harper and Brothers, 1909).

Rose, Clare, “The Meanings of the Late Victorian Sailor Suit”, Journal for Maritime Research, 11, no. 1, (2009), 24 – 50.

Sargeant, H., A History of Portsmouth Theatres, Portsmouth Papers No 13. (Portsmouth: Portsmouth City Council, 1971 [1979]).

Savage, Mike and Andrew Miles, The Re-making of the British Working Class, 1840 – 1940, (London: Routledge, 1994).

Springhall, J., Youth, Popular Culture and Moral Panics: Penny Gaffs to Gangsta-Rap, 1830 – 1996, (London: Macmillan, 1998).

The News, Smitten City The Story of Portsmouth under the Blitz, (Portsmouth: The News, 2010).

Walton, John, “The Demand for Working-Class Seaside Holidays in Victorian England,” The Economic History Review, 34, (1981), 249 – 265.

Walton, John, The British Seaside: Holidays and Resorts in the Twentieth Century, (Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2000).


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