Gibson, Craig.

Behind the Front : British Soldiers and French Civilians, 1914-1918 - Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2014. - 1 online resource (482 p.) - eBooks on Demand Studies in the Social and Cultural History of Modern Warfare ; v.40 . - Studies in the Social and Cultural History of Modern Warfare .

Cover; Half title; Series title; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Illustrations; Maps; Tables; Acknowledgments; Abbreviations; Prologue; Introduction; Part I Mobile warfare,1914; 1 The first campaign; Part II Trench warfare,1914-1918; 2 Land; 3 Administration; 4 Billet; 5 Communication; 6 Friction; 7 Farms; 8 Damages; 9 Money; 10 Discipline; 11 Sex; Part III Mobile warfare, 1918; 12 The last campaign; Conclusion; Epilogue; Appendix 1 Field Marshal Lord Kitchener'smessage to the BEF Appendix 2 Order as to Procedure to be Adopted on entering a French or Belgian Town or Village which has been occupied by the EnemyAppendix 3 Arthur Murray Jarvis; Appendix 4 A Partial Record of Damage Claims Lodged against the BEF, Sorted by Nationality, Number and Amount (in francs),1914-1918; Sources consulted; Manuscript sources; Australia; Australian War Memorial, Canberra, ACT; Private records; Belgium; Archives Générales du Royaume, Brussels; Archives du Ministère des Affaires Étrangères, Brussels; Rijksarchief, Brugge; Stadsarchief, Ieper2; Canada Archives and Special Collections, Queen Elizabeth II Library, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St.John'sCity of Toronto Archives, Toronto; Directorate of History and Heritage, Ottawa; Library and Archives Canada, Ottawa; Records of the Department of Militia and Defence, RG 9; Provincial Archives of Newfoundland and Labrador, StJohn's; Diaries, letters and unpublished memoirs; France; Archives de l'arméede terre, Château de Vincennes, Paris; Archives départementales de la Seine-Maritime, Rouen; Archives départementales de la Somme, Amiens; Archives départementales du Nord, Lille Archives départementales du Pas-de-Calais, ArrasArchives du Ministère des Affaires Étrangères, Quai d'Orsay,Paris; Archives Municipales, Ville d'Amiens,Département de la Somme; Archives Nationales, Paris; United Kingdom; British Library, London; Brotherton Library, University of Leeds; Department of Documents, Imperial War Museum, London6; Diaries, letters and unpublished memoirs; Other manuscript sources; Liddell Hart Centre for Military Archives, King'sCollege London; Diaries, letters and papers of:; Liddle Collection, Special Collections, University of Leeds Library Diaries, letters and papers of:London Metropolitan Archives; Norfolk Record Office, Norwich; The National Archives, Kew, Surrey; Foreign Office; Foreign Office and Foreign and Commonwealth Office; Registrar General; War Office; Wiltshire and Swindon Archives, Chippenham; Published primary sources; Newspapers, periodicals; Official histories, unit histories, statistical records and guide books; Published secondary sources; Published letters, memoirs, reminiscences and novels from experience; Theses; Monographs; Articles and selected chapters; Unpublished papers; Index

Uncovers the vital relationships between British troops and local inhabitants in France and Belgium during the First World War.

9781107781177 99 (NL)


Civilians in war -- France -- History -- 20th century.
Great Britain. Army -- History -- World War, 1914-1918.
World War, 1914-1918 -- Campaigns -- Western Front.
World War, 1914-1918 -- Social aspects -- France.


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