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 focusing on passenger, shipment, and sanatorium ships not just violated past overseas agreements; they have been particular explicitly at civilians. A deviant kind of conflict fast turned the norm.

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

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