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Women and the Royal Navy

It is the Centenary of the Women’s Royal Naval Service this year, and in celebration there has been some exciting scholarship taking place – and some interesting events coming up – concerning women’s history and the Royal Navy. Dr Jo Stanley’s publication Women and the Royal Navy is released on 4th November, and “takes a new historiographical […]

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Female staff in the Tracings Office, Samuel White's Boat Builders East Cowes, IOW.

“It’s Because We’re Just Women.” Listening to Women in Port Town Industries

Following Women’s International Day on 8 March 2014, it is appropriate that the role of women and their voices be given attention. Port Towns are ostensibly about men, masculinity and male bonds of friendship. Men have arguably shaped our understandings of port towns, their projected identity and this has left a lasting presence on the […]

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