Back in Blighty: The British at Home in World War One

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World War One had a devastating, cataclysmic impact on the world and the British people. As its reverberations were so long-lasting and significant, it is easy to assume that the social consequences were as profound. In this highly readable and moving survey of life back at home during the First World War, Gerard DeGroot challenges this assumption, finding pre-war social structures were surprisingly resilient. Despite economic and technological changes, the British peoplemanaged to cling onto their usual ways of life as ...

Back in Blighty: The British at Home in World War One 2014, Vintage, London

ISBN-13: 9780099582229

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