The Home Front 1914-1918: How Britain Survived the Great War

The Home Front 1914-1918: How Britain Survived the Great War

by Ian F.W. Beckett

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ISBN-13: 9781472908896
Publisher: Bloomsbury USA
Publication date: 12/31/2013
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 224
File size: 59 MB
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About the Author

Ian Beckett is Professor of History at University College Northampton. Former positions include Senior Lecturer at Sandhurst, Professor of Modern History at the University of Luton, and Major-General Matthew C. Horner Distinguished Professor of Military Theory at the US Marine Corps University in Virginia. He is also Chairman of the Army Records Society. Other publications include 'The Oxford History of the British Army' and 'The Great War 1914-1918'. For the National Archives, he wrote the highly-regarded 'The First World War: The Essential Guide to Sources in the UK National Archives'.

Table of Contents

Introduction; The Outbreak of War; Manpower; Industry and Labour; Women and Children; Standards of Living; Propaganda and Morale; Civilians under Attack; Further Reading

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