The Home Front in Britain

Images, Myths and Forgotten Experiences since 1914

  • Maggie Andrews
  • Janis Lomas

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About this book


The Home Front in Britain explores the British Home Front in the last 100 years since the outbreak of WW1. Case studies critically analyse the meaning and images of the British home and family in times war, challenging prevalent myths of how working and domestic life was shifted by national conflict.


Home Front War and Conflict Domesticity Work Image and Britain animals Britain Case Studies cinema creativity experience gender Great Britain morality oral discourse women

Editors and affiliations

  • Maggie Andrews
    • 1
  • Janis Lomas
    • 2
  1. 1.University of WorcesterUK
  2. 2.Independent ScholarUK

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 2014
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave History Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-137-34897-5
  • Online ISBN 978-1-137-34899-9
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