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By Nachman Ben-Yehuda

within the early twentieth century, the diesel-electric submarine made attainable a brand new form of unrestricted naval conflict. Such brutal practices as concentrating on passenger, shipment, and medical institution ships not just violated past foreign agreements; they have been unique explicitly at civilians. A deviant type of conflict speedy 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 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 adjustments in cultural cores, Ben-Yehuda concludes, accredited the increase of wartime atrocities at sea.

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