Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 January 2017

240 Pages

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9781526106674

Bookseller Code (06)

From Jack Tar to Union Jack

Representing naval manhood in the British Empire, 1870-1918

Mary A. Conley

Published by Manchester University Press

Studies in Imperialism MUP

  • Concentrates on the overlooked social and cultural history of the navy during this period and the status of the British Bluejacket in the popular imagination
  • Indispensable for understanding gender formation in imperial Britain
  • Shows how representations of the British Bluejacket in the late nineteenth century projected the strength of the empire through pageantry and spectacle

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