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 Rüger, 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, Nicholas. The Press Gang: Naval Impressment and its Opponents in Georgian Britain. London: Continuum, 2007.

Rüger, Jan. “Nation, Empire and Navy: Identity Politics in the United Kingdom 1887 – 1914.” Past & Present 185, no. 1, (2004):n159 – 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.