The Great War And The British PeopleBook - 1986
The Great War and the British People is a classic study of the impact of war on the men who fought and on the communities they defended. It provides the authoritative account of the 'Lost Generation', in terms of mobilization, casualties, and memory, and contrasts that history with another history, one of massive improvements in the well-being of the home population. A war of unprecedented carnage was also a war which improved the heath of the British people. Between 1914 and 1918, warfare and welfare thus came together in entirely surprising ways.
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. Harvard University Press 1986
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