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208 Pages

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780198759973

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Rum, Sodomy, Prayers, and the Lash Revisited

Winston Churchill and Social Reform in the Royal Navy, 1900-1915

Matthew S. Seligmann

  • The only book to take a detailed look at British Naval Social policy in the run up to the First World War
  • Uses historical sources which were previously unknown and unused
  • Covers a range of interesting topics including, drink, sex, religion, and violence
  • Examines a relatively unknown aspect of Winston Churchill's career
  • Explores how the British Navy of this period persecuted those engaging in homosexual practices