Men in reserve: British civilian masculinites in the Second World War

Men in reserve: British civilian masculinites in the Second World War

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781526100696
Publisher: Manchester University Press
Publication date: 01/28/2017
Pages: 400
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.60(h) x 1.30(d)

About the Author

Juliette Pattinson is Reader in Modern History at the University of Kent

Arthur McIvor is Professor in Social History and Director of the Scottish Oral History Centre at the University of Strathclyde

Linsey Robb is Senior Lecturer in History at Teesside University

Table of Contents

1. Men in reserve: recovering the civilian man

2. Raising an 'industrial army': the policy of reservation in the First and Second
World Wars

3. 'Making a contribution to the war effort': reactions to reserved status,
masculinity and the military

4. Grafters not shirkers: reserved men at work

5. Bodies on the line: risk, health and manliness

6. Outside the factory gates: reserved life on the home front

7. Forgotten: the missing legacy of Britain's reserved occupations

Concluding thoughts

Index

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