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Britain and World War One.

By: Simmonds, Alan G. V.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2013Description: 1 online resource (335 p.).ISBN: 9780203802892.Subject(s): Great Britain - Economic conditions - 20th century | Great Britain -- Economic conditions -- 20th century | Great Britain - History - George V, 1910-1936 | Great Britain -- History -- George V, 1910-1936 | Great Britain - Social life and customs - 20th century | Great Britain -- Social life and customs -- 20th century | World War, 1914-1918 - Great Britain | World War, 1914-1918 - Great Britain - Influence | World War, 1914-1918 -- Great Britain | World War, 1914-1918 --Great Britain -- InfluenceGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Britain and World War OneDDC classification: 940.3/41 | 940.341 | 941.083 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Front Cover; Britain and World War One; Copyright Page; Contents; List of tables; List of figures; Acknowledgements; Introduction; 1. Summer's end; 2. For King and Country; 3. The industry of conflict; 4. The eclipse of party government; 5. Workplace women; 6. Society, family and welfare; 7. Food, farming and rural society; 8. A question of propaganda; 9. War culture; 10. After rejoicing; Index
Summary: The First World War appears as a fault line in Britain's twentieth-century history. Between August 1914 and November 1918 the titanic struggle against Imperial Germany and her allies consumed more people, more money and more resources than any other conflict Britain had hitherto experienced. For the first time, it opened up a Home Front that stretched into all parts of the British polity, society and culture, touching the lives of every citizen regardless of age, gender and class. Even vegetables were grown in the gardens of Buckingham Palace.Britain and World War One throws attention on these
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Front Cover; Britain and World War One; Copyright Page; Contents; List of tables; List of figures; Acknowledgements; Introduction; 1. Summer's end; 2. For King and Country; 3. The industry of conflict; 4. The eclipse of party government; 5. Workplace women; 6. Society, family and welfare; 7. Food, farming and rural society; 8. A question of propaganda; 9. War culture; 10. After rejoicing; Index

The First World War appears as a fault line in Britain's twentieth-century history. Between August 1914 and November 1918 the titanic struggle against Imperial Germany and her allies consumed more people, more money and more resources than any other conflict Britain had hitherto experienced. For the first time, it opened up a Home Front that stretched into all parts of the British polity, society and culture, touching the lives of every citizen regardless of age, gender and class. Even vegetables were grown in the gardens of Buckingham Palace.Britain and World War One throws attention on these

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<p>Alan G.V. Simmondsis a lecturer in Modern History at the University of Hull, UK, specializing in British society during the First World War and the inter-war era. He has published on aspects of British housing policy since 1945.</p>

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