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THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS SOCIAL HISTORY OF THE FIRST WORLD WAR., Bishop, James.  Foreword by Lord Blake.

Author Name    Bishop, James. Foreword by Lord Blake.

Title   THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS SOCIAL HISTORY OF THE FIRST WORLD WAR.

Binding   Hard Cover

Book Condition   Very Good

Jacket Condition   Very Good-

Edition   First Edition

Publisher   London Angus & Robertson 1982

ISBN Number    0207148260 / 9780207148262

Seller ID   27673

144 pp, 10 1/4" H. Profusely illustrated with b&w reproductions of photographs, drawings, advertisements. "The First World War, which claimed the lives of so many men on the battlefields of the Western Front, also profoundly affected the character and everyday life of the nation at home. It was the first 'total war' and the whole country contributed to the war effort. The unrelenting demands of the trenches eventually forced the Government to introduce conscription while, for those left behind, the state intervened more and more in the lives of its citizens. Hardships increased: food and fuel were in very short supply and rationing had to be imposed in 1916. The civilian population was also directly involved in the hostilities with the bombing raids of zeppelins and aeroplanes. But the war did bring some changes for the better. The salaried classes grew, working conditions improved and the war also helped liberate women who replaced men in factories and public services, and joined the armed forces. When the armistice finally came, in November 1918, Lloyd George promised 'a fit country for heroes to live in' - though the reality proved to be less Utopian. The Illustrated London News continued to publish throughout the First World War and was supplemented by The Illustrated War News. These magazines provided a vivid pictorial chronicle of contemporary events and enable us, today, to enter into the spirit of a bygone era. (The author) has written a fascinating and fully-documented account of these momentous years, complemented by over 200 pictures from the original issues." Light edge wear to boards. Dust jacket has one tiny edge tear, light foxing at top & bottom inside edges, very light edge wrinkling, a few tiny dents and faint line indentations on front panel.

Agriculture,  Air  Raids,  Shelters,  Allotments,  Ambulance  Drivers,  Anti-Aircraft  Guns,  Anti-German  Reactions,  British  Army,  Armistice,  Lord  Asquith,  'attested'  Men,  Aviation,  Prince  Louis  Battenberg,  Belgium,  Arnold  Bennett,  British  Fleet,  Spithead,  Buckingham  Palace,  Buses,  Cars,  Censorship,  Chauffeuress,  G.K.  Chesterton,  Winston  Churchill,  Cinema,  Coalition  Government,  Coal  Shortages,  Christmas,  Conscription,  Dancing,  Home  Defence,  Defence  Of  Realm  Act,  Demonstrations,  Derby  Scheme,  Drink,  Education,  Edward  Prince  Of  Wales,  Enlistment,  Entertainment,  Fashion,  Films,  Filomena  Quoted,  Firemen,  Firewomen,  Food,  Food  Controller,  Food  Shortages,  George  V,  King,  German  Prisoners,  Government,  Sir  Edward  Grey,  Holidays,  Honours,  Hospitals,  House  Of  Commons,  Housing,  Hyde  Park,  Industrial  Workers,  Ireland,  Kaiser,  Lord  Kitchener,  David  Lloyd-George,  London,  Bombs,  Bombings,  SS  Lusitania,  Michael  MacDonagh,  Queen  Mary,  Miners,  Munitions  Factories,  Munitions  Workers,  Music,  British  Navy,  Newspapers,  Nurses,  Emmeline  Pankhurst,  Mrs  C.S.  Peel,  Posters,  Post  Office,  Press  Bureau,  Price  Controls,  Price  Increases,  Queues,  Rationing,  Recruiting,  Ships,  Smoking,  Social  Change,  Soldiers,  Arriving  Home,  Sport,  Strikes,  Taxation,  Theatre,  The  Times,  Trafalgar  Square,  Transport  Workers,  U-Boats,  Volunteers,  Western  Front,  Women's  Land  Army,  Zeppelin  Raids,  Downings,  Women's  Participation. 

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