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Boys at sea : sodomy, indecency, and courts martial in Nelson's navy

Author: B R Burg
Publisher: Basingstoke ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Boys at Sea is a study of homoerotic life in the Royal Navy during the age of sail. The book traces every feature of sexual life at sea, including seduction, rape, prostitution, courts martial, and  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: B R Burg
ISBN: 9780230522282 0230522289
OCLC Number: 123391035
Notes: "Transferred to digital printing in 2009"--Title page verso.
Description: xv, 245 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction Law, Literature, Sodomy, and Royal Navy Officers Regulating Sodomy in the Pre-Nelson Navy Ratings with Ratings, Ratings with Boys Officers and Boys at Sea Warrant Officers, Petty Officers, and their Boys Sodomy, Indecency, and HMS Africaine The Last Sex Court Martial Notes Works Cited
Responsibility: B.R. Burg.
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'Burg's is the most detailed exploration yet published of homoerotic activity in the Nelson-era Royal Navy. Boys at Sea, based on the often-lurid trial transcripts of the day, is unflinching in its Read more...

 
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