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

By: Ian F.W. Beckett

Price: $36.00

Publisher: The National Archives [United Kingdom]:

Seller ID: 365816

ISBN: 1903365813

Condition: 224 pages; 7 1/2" x 9 3/4", cloth, The National Archives [United Kingdom]


Every war has its ‘home front’, but World War I - the ‘Great War’ - was the first to utterly transform civilian life. Not only did families risk their fathers and sons in active combat, but every member of society was mobilized in some way to contribute to the war effort. In the course of these eventful years the population experienced rationing, shortages, aerial bombing, thousands more women in work (known as ‘dilution’ of the workplace!), industrial unrest... View more info