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Home fires burning : food, politics, and everyday life in World War I Berlin

Author: Belinda J Davis
Publisher: Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Challenging assumptions about the separation of high politics and everyday life, this book uncovers the important influence of the broad civilian populace, particularly poorer women, on German domestic and even military policy during World War I.
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Davis, Belinda J. (Belinda Joy), 1959-
Home fires burning.
Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, ©2000
(DLC) 99032578
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Belinda J Davis
ISBN: 0807860611 9780807860618 0807848379 9780807848371
OCLC Number: 611216800
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 349 pages) : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1. Germany from Peace to War; 2. Bread, Cake, and Just Desserts; 3. Women of Lesser Means; 4. Battles over Butter; 5. One View of How Politics Worked in World War I Berlin; 6. A Food Dictatorship; 7. Soup, Stew, and Eating German; 8. Food for the Weak, Food for the Strong; 9. The End of Faith; 10. Germany from War to Peace?; Conclusion; Notes; Abbreviations; Notes; Notes; Notes; Notes; Notes; Notes; Notes; Notes; Notes; Notes; Notes; Notes; Bibliography; Index.
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[Davis] opens up our understanding of women's agency and influence--and political agency more broadly--to give us a story that has not yet been told."Women's Review of Books"

 
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