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  • Paperback: 336 pages
  • Publisher: Routledge; 1 edition (4 Oct. 2011)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0415455391
  • ISBN-13: 978-0415455398
  • Product Dimensions: 15.6 x 1.8 x 23.4 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 180,234 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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"[Britain and World War One], written in jargon-free language easily accessible to undergraduates (and with meticulous proofreading) is unreservedly recommended for purchase in all university libraries and it should henceforth figure on all reading lists on British society and the First World War." - Antoine Capet, H-Albion (H-Net)

"An excellent integrated treatment of how the war affected British society ... these chapters are packed with data that provide often valuable insights into how the war was affecting Britain and British society ... A valuable read for anyone interested in Britain during the Great War or of war and society." - A. A. Nofi, StrategyPage, The New York Military Affairs Symposium

"Simmonds does a particularly fine job of analyzing the shift in party politics and the response of coalition government to the crises of food, production, housing, prices, and labor... This book should be required reading for those who want to understand shifting political alliances, the challenges of managing manpower (and womanpower), and the reluctant move to conscription." - Tammy M. Proctor, The Historian

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Alan G.V. Simmonds is 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.


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very helpful for my world war one module in my degree! Very interesting! Ended up reading sections I didn't even need
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The British Home Front during World War I 25 Feb. 2013
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'Simmonds, who has written extensively on British society in the twentieth century, gives us look at the Home Front in Britain during the Great War. Although necessarily divided into chapters dealing such areas as mobilization, industry, government, social changes, and more, Simmonds tries, with fair success, to show the inter-relationships among these various aspects of Home Front life. A number of side bars serve as mini-appendices to probe more deeply into some facets of life, such as food production, manpower management, sex and morality, and so forth. A valuable read for anyone interested in Britain during the Great War or of war and society.'

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