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The workers' war : British industry and the First World War

Author: Anthony Burton
Publisher: Stroud : The History Press, 2014.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The First World War: famous for the unprecedented loss of life on a global scale that affected the world forever. However, it wasn't only in terms of bloodshed that the war rocked the nation, but also with its effect on the industrial integrity of Britain. This was a war not just of fighting, but of technological and industrial advances, in all areas from aviation and shipbuilding, to food production. Industries  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Anthony Burton
ISBN: 9780750957182 0750957182
OCLC Number: 876287464
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Cover; Title Page; Contents; Introduction; 1 Business as Usual; 2 Railways; 3 Water Transport; 4 Work for Women; 5 Stirring the Devil's Porridge; 6 Steel and the Big Guns; 7 Small Arms; 8 A Peaceful Interlude; 9 Internal Combustion; 10 Water Carriers for Mesopotamia; 11 Shipbuilding; 12 The Flight Pioneers; 13 Deep Underground; 14 Textiles; 15 Down on the Farm; 16 The Aftermath; Notes; Plates; Copyright.
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