British Culture And The First World War

British Culture And The First World War

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by George Robb
     
 

A brief but comprehensive survey of British society and culture during the First World War. George Robb concentrates not on military campaigns and battle strategies, but on the lives of ordinary Britons - how they responded to and were affected by the war, how they attempted to understand the conflict and to explain it to others, and how they have dealt with the

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A brief but comprehensive survey of British society and culture during the First World War. George Robb concentrates not on military campaigns and battle strategies, but on the lives of ordinary Britons - how they responded to and were affected by the war, how they attempted to understand the conflict and to explain it to others, and how they have dealt with the war's legacies in the years since. Robb synthesizes the most recent work on the social and cultural history of the war, as well as reclaiming many forgotten popular cultural sources such as films, cartoons, advertisements and pulp novels.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780333715727
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date:
06/01/2002
Series:
Social History in Perspective Series
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.64(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
• Nation, Race and Empire
• Gender, Sex and Sexuality
• Class, Labour and State Control
• Propaganda and Censorship
• Art and Literature
• Popular Culture
• Science and Technology
• Remembering and Memorializing the War

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