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The last Great War : British society and the First World War / Adrian Gregory.

Gregory, Adrian. (Author).
Book Book (2008.)
Description: viii, 354 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Publisher: Cambridge, Cambs, Eng.. ; Cambridge University Press, 2008.
2 of 2 copies available at NOBLE (All Libraries).
1 of 1 copy available at Merrimack College. (Show all copies)
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Merrimack College Stacks (2nd) D524.7.G7 G74 2008 (Text to Phone) Available -
Salem State University Stacks D 524.7 .G7 G74 2008 (Text to Phone) Available -

  • ISBN: 9780521450379
  • ISBN: 0521450373
  • ISBN: 9780521728836 (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 0521728835 (pbk.)
Bibliography, etc.: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents: Introduction : the war that did not end all wars -- Going to war -- Defining the enemy : atrocities and propaganda, 1914-1915 -- From spectatorship to participation : from volunteering to compulsion, 1914-1916 -- Economies of sacrifice -- Redemption through war : religion and the languages of sacrifice -- The conditional sacrifices of labour, 1915-1918 -- Struggling to victory, 1917-1918 -- The last war?
Summary: This history of the British home front during the First World War offers an account of how British society understood and endured the war. Drawing on official archives and memoirs, Adrian Gregory sheds light on the public reaction to the war and examines the role of propaganda and rumour in fostering patriotism.
Citation: Gregory, Adrian. "The last Great War : British society and the First World War." Cambridge, Cambs, Eng.. ; Cambridge University Press, 2008.

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