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by Juliet Gardiner

  • ISBN: 1844420604
  • Category: History
  • Author: Juliet Gardiner
  • Subcategory: Europe
  • Other formats: lit rtf lrf lrf
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Carlton Books Ltd (September 3, 2007)
  • Pages: 64 pages
  • FB2 size: 1678 kb
  • EPUB size: 1294 kb
  • Rating: 4.7
  • Votes: 522
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Juliet also wrote the book that accompanied Channel Four's series, The Edwardian Country House.

Juliet also wrote the book that accompanied Channel Four's series, The Edwardian Country House. Juliet lives in London. One person found this helpful.

Endorsed by the Imperial War Museum, this book provides the answers to many questions relating to the Britain at war experience, by using facsimiles of actual documents and . IWM War on the Home Front. 1844420604 (ISBN13: 9781844420605).

A 70-minute audio CD accompanies the book.

War on the Home Front" takes you through the many facets of wartime Britain: from the Phoney War to the devastation of the Blitz; from the Home Guard and the Land Girls to the invasion of the Channel Islands and from evacuation and rationing to code-breaking and the eventual victory celebrations.

Juliet Gardiner is an historian, full-time author and broadcaster specialising in the Second World War on the Home Front

Juliet Gardiner is an historian, full-time author and broadcaster specialising in the Second World War on the Home Front. She has written 14 books, including Wartime Britain 1939-1945 (Headline, 2004), and The Children's War (2005) and The Animals' War (2006) in association with the IWM. She was historical consultant on Channel 4's The 1940s House and author of the tie-in bestseller. Country of Publication.

The book, which is endorsed by the imperial War Museum is not only well-written and informative but boasts photographs and memorabilia from the museum's archives" - Choice magazine show more. About Juliet Gardiner

The book, which is endorsed by the imperial War Museum is not only well-written and informative but boasts photographs and memorabilia from the museum's archives" - Choice magazine show more. About Juliet Gardiner. Juliet Gardiner is an historian and broadcaster and has taught at the University of London and Middlesex University

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The book has been commended for its inclusion of many under-described aspects of the Home Front, and alongside familiar stories of food shortages, evacuation and the arrival of the GIs, are stories of Conscientious Objectors, persecuted Italians living in Britain and Lumber Jills working in the New Forest.

War on the Home Front takes you through the many facets of wartime Britain: from the Phoney War to the devastation of the Blitz; from the Home Guard and the Land Girls to the invasion of the Channel Islands and from evacuation and rationing to code-breaking and the eventual victory celebrations. Joining the Dots: A Woman in Her Time.

The popularity of the recent reconstruction of the 1940's House in the Imperial War Museum bears eloquent testimony to people's interest in how life was lived during the war. What did people eat? How were their lives changed? How was morale sustained? How did the British people cope with the air raids, with regulations, shortages, separation and loss? "The Imperial War Museum's Britain at War Experience" answers these questions by using facsimiles of actual documents and memorabilia from the time: photographs, paintings, propaganda, regulations, witness accounts. These are framed with a vivid narrative account of a multi-faceted war that involved the entire nation.

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