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Home front, 1914-1918 : how Britain survived the Great War / by Ian F.W. Beckett.

By: Beckett, I. F. W. (Ian Frederick William).
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Kew : National Archives, 2006Description: 224 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 1903365813; 9781903365816.Subject(s): World War (1914-1918) | World War, 1914-1918 -- Social aspects -- Great Britain | World War, 1914-1918 -- Great Britain | Great Britain -- Social conditions -- 20th century | Social aspects | Social conditions | Great Britain | World War, 1914-1918 -- Great Britain | Great Britain -- History -- World War, 1914-1918 | World War, 1914-1918 -- Social aspects -- Great Britain | World War, 1914-1918 -- Great Britain | Great Britain -- Social conditions -- 20th century | 1900-1999Online resources: Additional Information at Google Books
Contents:
War's beginnings -- Men at work -- Working girls -- Life goes on -- Enemies within -- Enemies without -- War's end -- The first 'world' war.
Summary: The First World War was the first conflict to mobilize all Britain, and this new Home Front affected the lives of every man, woman and child. While George V was issued with a ration card, thousands of ordinary women took up jobs traditionally done by men. And aerial bombardment made the effects of war astonishingly real. Discover here the varied and often surprising ways in which the people of Britain lived through it all. --From publisher's description.
Item type Current location Collection Call number Status Date due Barcode Item holds
Standard Kirkland Campus
General D 524.7 .G7 B43 2006 Available 30579003646541
Total holds: 0

Includes bibliographical references (page 219) and index.

War's beginnings -- Men at work -- Working girls -- Life goes on -- Enemies within -- Enemies without -- War's end -- The first 'world' war.

The First World War was the first conflict to mobilize all Britain, and this new Home Front affected the lives of every man, woman and child. While George V was issued with a ration card, thousands of ordinary women took up jobs traditionally done by men. And aerial bombardment made the effects of war astonishingly real. Discover here the varied and often surprising ways in which the people of Britain lived through it all. --From publisher's description.