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Blood, sweat, and toil : remaking the British working class, 1939-1945 / Geoffrey G. Field.

Author/Creator:
Field, Geoffrey G., author.
Other Title:
Remaking the British working class, 1939-1945
Publication:
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2011.
Format/Description:
Book
x, 405 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Subjects:
Working class -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Social aspects -- Great Britain.
Working class -- Political activity -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century.
Class consciousness -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century.
Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 1936-1945.
Summary:
"Blood, Sweat, and Toil is the first scholarly history of the British working class in the Second World War. It integrates social, political, and labour history, and reflects the most recent scholarship and debates on social class, gender, and the forging of identities."--Publisher.
Contents:
Evacuation
Class and Community in the Blitz, 1940-41
The Industrial Front and Trade Unionism
The Mobilization of Women
Family in Trouble
Leisure, Culture, and Class
A Citizens' Army
Wartime Radicals Envision a New Order, 1940-1942
1945 And All That.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
9780199604111 (hardback)
0199604118 (hardback)
OCLC:
751748800
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