Conley, Mary A, From Jack Tar to Union Jack , 2009
From Jack Tar to Union Jack : representing naval manhood in the British Empire, 1870-1918 / Mary A. Conley.
- Manchester ; Manchester University Press ; 2009.
New York : Manchester University Press ; 2009.
New York : Distributed in the United States exclusively by Palgrave Macmillan, 2009.
- Physical Description:
- xv, 215 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
- Reference LibraryVB265.G7 C65 2009 (LC)Accessible in the Reference Library [Hours]
Note: The Reference Library is open to Yale ID holders by appointment. Please visit the Reference Library page on our website for more details. For scans from the reference collection please email email@example.com.
- Related Content:
- Contributor biographical information
Table of contents only
- Includes bibliographical references (p. 197-210) and index.
- Subject Terms:
- Great Britain -- History, Naval -- 19th century.Great Britain. Royal Navy -- History -- 19th century.Masculinity -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century.Sailors -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century.
- Introduction: Gender, navy and empire
- Imperial challenges and the modernisation of the fleet
- For the good of the boys in blue: philanthropy, Agnes Weston and contested manhood
- From powder monkey to admiral: social mobility, heroism and naval manhood
- Strong men for a strong navy: naval scares, imperial anxieties and naval manhood
- Lessons in manhood: boyhood, duty and war