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Britain & the Great War.

Greg Hetherton

Britain & the Great War.

by Greg Hetherton

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Published by J.Murray in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesDiscovering the past
ContributionsSchools History Project.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22168307M
ISBN 100719551528

Authoritative first of a two-part history of Britain around the time of World War II. Todman (History/Queen Mary Univ. of London; The Great War: Myth and Memory, ) prefaces this sweeping, (overly?) exhaustive look at British society during these fraught years by referring to his grandparents experiencing the war as “the defining moment of their lives.”Author: Daniel Todman. The Naval History of Great Britain: From the Declaration of War by France in to the Accession of George IV, Volume 6 William James R. Bentley, - Great Britain.

Staring at God: Britain in the Great War by Simon Heffer review — a spirited, old-fashioned history book This colourful, character-driven account . His fourth book, Going After Cacciato is a strange fever of a novel, Apocalypse Now meets The Great Escape as one soldier goes AWOL, attempting to walk .

  World War I erupted in August , the result of long-standing European imperial grievances and arms races. The United States sought neutrality in the war, having just experienced its own brush with imperialism that included the Spanish-American War in , (of which Great Britain approved), and the disastrous Filipino Insurrection that soured Americans . Get the best deals on British Stamp Booklets when you shop the largest online selection at Free shipping on many items Great Britain; British Stamp Booklets; Skip to page navigation. Filter. British Stamp Booklets. GB PRESTIGE BOOKLET DY 26 THE GREAT WAR $ 4 bids. $ shipping. Ending Thursday at AM PDT.


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Britain & the Great War by Greg Hetherton Download PDF EPUB FB2

To mark the war's th anniversary the BBC has more modest ambitions, with Jeremy Paxman presenting a five‑part series called Great Britain's Great War from which this book is a spin-off.

The Great War in England is considered to have influenced, directly and indirectly, many subsequent works. Specifically, H. Wells ' The War of the Worlds.

In Wells' book, as in Le Queux's, a relentless enemy makes a devastating surprise attack Author: William Le Queux. Having just finished this book, it has made me a great deal more cognisant of the purpose and meaning of our recent Remberance Day events.

Paxman is a very good writer, telling not just the story of the war and Britain's involvement, but providing a real insight into the impact it had on Britain and its people/5().

The book I read with the most profit this year was the absorbing Staring at God: Britain in the Great War A particular strength of the book is Heffer's understanding - as befits a former deputy editor of the Daily Telegraph - of the role of the press; this was the great age of newspaper proprietors -- Brendan Simms, Books of the Year, The /5(21).

The main title of Robert K. Massie’s Dreadnought – Britain, Germany, and the Coming of the Great War is a bit deceptive, the subtitle is what the book is truly about. Dreadnought tells the story of the end of the British Empire’s “Splendid Isolation” and the roots of World War I/5().

The strength of this book is it covers the full spectrum of how the war impacted Britain: the disputes about the goals of the war (preserve the Empire or open up self-rule among the Dominions; socialism in the home country versus the stratified class system); gearing up for and sustaining a war (reallocating materials and labor to supply the /5.

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Britain and the Great War. [Rosemary Rees] -- Explains how the First World War began, how and by whom it was fought, what it meant to individual British soldiers and civilians, and the parts played by various generals and politicians. Suggested. Bestsellers New Arrivals Coming Soon B&N Exclusives The Vinyl Store The Trend Shop Discover Great New Great Britain - World War II: Books.

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A recent family genealogy project has piqued my interest in Great Britain during and after WWII (OK - fine, I admit it, the Netflix series The Crown Please recommend a book - Great Britain, WWII (war, general, invaded) - History -U.S.

and World, studying past, wars, presidents, language, economy - City-Data Forum. With Jeremy Paxman, Andrew Bamji, Julian Fellowes, Angela Hartnett. To commemorate the centennial of the horrific event, this four part documentary mini-series presented by host Jeremy Paxman explains how Britain faced the horror that was World War One and how the country profoundly changed in the process/10(3).

Great Britain. War Office: A text-book of the construction and manufacture of the rifled ordnance in the British service / (London: Printed under the superintendence of Her Majesty's Stationery Office, []), also by Francis Sadleir Stoney and Charles Jones (page images at HathiTrust).

Massie talked about his recently published book, [Dreadnought: Britain, Germany and the Coming of the Great War], published by Random House. Working in partnership with major museums, libraries, archives and heritage organisations across the UK, Great War Britain books showcase the most incredible images, artefacts and stories available, and in doing so, remember the bravery and sacrifice of the people of Britain on a local level between and Celebrating local history is a.

Modern Art, Britain and the Great War is a significant work that deserves to read by anyone interested in the representation of the trauma of war."—Nicholas Chare, Testimony Finalist for the Historians of British Art Book Prize in the single author, post-circa subject category.

Jeremy Paxman discusses Britain's role in the First World War and the day-to-day experience of those involved, from politicians and generals to factory workers and soldiers on the front lines. "The Great War," used interchangeably with "the First World War" (so named in by a sardonic English journalist, who knew it would not be the last such conflict), engendered in Author: Benjamin Schwarz.

Britain and France waged a second Opium War against China from to China’s current leader, Xi Jinping, alludes to the era in his call for a .Staring at God: Britain in the Great War. Author. Heffer, Simon.

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Recommended By. Numerous educational institutions recommend us, including. Sex, cocaine and epic binge drinking. What the history books don’t tell you about life in Britain during the Great War says TERRY CHARMAN. Published: EDT, 8 August | Updated: