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Author:

Peter Doyle

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Paperback

Subject:

History & Military

Series:

Shire Living Histories

Subject 2:

Regional History

Language:

English

Publication Year:

14/05/2012

ISBN:

9780747810988

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The First World War profoundly changed British society. This title explores how British citizens met these challenges, looking at such aspects of daily life as clothing restrictions and popular arts, alongside broader issues like food shortages and industrial unrest.

Key Features
Author(s)Peter Doyle
PublisherShire Publications Ltd
Date of Publication14/05/2012
Language(s)English
FormatPaperback
ISBN-100747810982
ISBN-139780747810988
GenreRegional History
Series TitleShire Living Histories
Series Part/Volume Number14

Publication Data
Place of PublicationBuckinghamshire
Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
ImprintShire Publications Ltd
Content NoteIllustrations (some col.)

Dimensions
Weight181 g
Width149 mm
Height210 mm
Spine8 mm
Pagination80

Description
Author BiographyPeter Doyle is a scientist and military historian specialising in the role of terrain in warfare. In addition to numerous scientific books and papers, he has written: Tommy's War 1914-1918 (Crowood 2008), The Home Front: 1939-45 (Crowood, 2007, with Paul Evans); Beneath Flanders Fields: The Underground War 1914-18 (Spellmount, 2004, with Peter Barton and Johan Vandewalle) and Grasping Gallipoli (Spellmount, 2005, with Peter Chasseaud). He is co-secretary of the All Party Parliamentary War Graves and Battlefield Heritage Group, and is an elected member of the British Commission for Military History. He lives in London.

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Title: First World War Britain: 1914-1919
Author: Doyle, Peter

Publisher:Shire Pubns
Publication Date:Jun-19-2012
Pages:80
Binding:Paperback
Dimensions:5.75 (W) x 8.00 (H) x 0.50 (D)
ISBN:0747810982
Subject:History / Europe / Great Britain

Description: When Britain declared war on Germany in August 1914, most expected the war to be over by Christmas, and only a handful forecast the length of the conflict, or the impact it would have on a civilian population whose experience of war to date had been reading of the exploits of the British Army in distant Sudan or South Africa. The First World War would change British society, often irrevocably and sometimes for the better, but it also brought hardship and fear. Rationing, government restrictions, censorship, and bombardment from both the sea and air, meant that for the first time, civilians found themselves part and sometimes victims, of 'total war'. Shopkeepers might boast that it was business as usual, but nobody could ignore the social upheaval, the restrictions introduced by new legislation or the strains and privations facing day-to-day existence. Nonetheless, the war also saw Britain galvanise itself in a collective effort to increase industrial productivity, domestic self-sufficiency and reduce waste - all key factors in helping to win the war. Lucinda Gosling explores how the people left at home adapted their lifestyles to meet the challenges of the time, looking at the minutiae of everyday life such as rationing-influenced recipes and popular toys, alongside broader issues like food shortages and industrial unrest. -- Random House, Inc.


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