Atrocity, Deviance, and Submarine Warfare: Norms and by Nachman Ben-Yehuda

By Nachman Ben-Yehuda

within the early twentieth century, the diesel-electric submarine made attainable a brand new kind of unrestricted naval struggle. Such brutal practices as concentrating on passenger, shipment, and sanatorium ships not just violated prior overseas agreements; they have been detailed explicitly at civilians. A deviant type of battle fast turned the norm.

In Atrocity, Deviance, and Submarine Warfare, Nachman Ben-Yehuda recounts the evolution of submarine battle, explains the character of its deviance, records its atrocities, and areas those advancements within the context of fixing nationwide identities and definitions of the moral, at either social and person degrees. Introducing the idea that of cultural cores, he lines the alterations in cultural myths, collective reminiscence, and the certainty of unconventionality and deviance ahead of the outbreak of global conflict I. major alterations in cultural cores, Ben-Yehuda concludes, authorized the increase of wartime atrocities at sea.

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