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The Submarine: A Cultural History from the Great War to Nuclear Combat

The Submarine: A Cultural History from the Great War to Nuclear Combat
Duncan Redford

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'Underhand and damned un-English' was the view of submarines in Edwardian Britain. However, by the 1960s new nuclear powered submarines were seen by the Royal Navy as being the 'hallmark of a first class navy'. This exciting new book explores the changing attitudes to the submarine in Britain from World War One to the age of nuclear combat. Including discussion of unrestricted submarine warfare, the experience of the world wars, nuclear power and weapons, as well as films and novels based on submarine warfare, this book is essential for naval historians, students and those interested in aspects of submarine development and use.

Author Info

Duncan Redford is Leverhulme Early Career Research Fellow, Department of History, University of Exeter and has previously taught at Westminster University and King's College, London. He was awarded the Laughton Naval History Scholarship in 2002 and completed his PhD at the Department of War Studies, King's College, London in 2006.

Bibliographic Info

Imprint: I.B.Tauris
Publisher: I.B.Tauris & Co. Ltd.
Series: International Library of War Studies

Hardback
ISBN: 9781848853003
Publication Date: 29 Jul 2010
Number of Pages: 352
Height: 216
Width: 134
Illustrations: 40 bw integrated illustrations, 1 map

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