Studies the roles of women who lived and worked on British warships in the 18th and early 19th centuries. Stark investigates the Royal Navy's custom of letting prostitutes live with crews in port, as well as the wives who chose to live and fight beside their men, sometimes in male disguise.
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Book Description CONSTABLE, 1996. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0094762201