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Wartime women : a Mass Observation anthology, 1937-45

Author: Dorothy Sheridan
Publisher: London : Phoenix, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : [2009 reissued pbk. ed.]View all editions and formats
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Based upon the astonishingly rich archives left over from the Mass Observation surveillance set up in 1937, this anthology of women's writings reveals how social attitudes were irrevocably altered by women's experiences in World War Two.
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Genre/Form: Personal narratives
Personliga berättelser
Personal narratives, British
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dorothy Sheridan
ISBN: 9781842126172 1842126172
OCLC Number: 781080963
Notes: Originally published: London : William Heinemann, 1990 ; pbk. ed.: London : Phoenix, 2000.
Description: xvi, 268 pages ; 20 cm
Contents: Why I joined Mass Observation --
The Munich Crisis, 1938 --
War is declared, September 1939 --
War comes to a Norfolk village : The diary of Muriel Green, 1939 --
Evacuation --
MO Report No. 26 : Women in wartime, January 1940 --
Muriel Green's diary for 1940 --
Changing routines, October 1940 --
Driving in London, October-December 1940 --
MO Report No. 520 : Women and morale, December 1940 --
MO Report No. 615 : An appeal to women, March 1941 --
The diary of Amy Briggs, a Leeds nurse, 1941 --
The volunteer war worker, Bradford, October 1941 --
MO Report No. 1151 : The demand for day nurseries, March 1942 --
War factory, Aston, July 1942 --
Welders' letters, 1942 --
Joining the WAAF : the first three months, 1943 --
MO Bulletin : Women in public houses, February 1943 --
Four sisters, Kent, March 1944 --
Married women and work, January 1944 --
VE Day, May 1945 --
A weaver's diary for the General Election of 1945 --
Mrs. Last's New Year's Resolutions.
Responsibility: edited by Dorothy Sheridan.

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Irresistible reading. The only defect of this anthology is that it is not twice as long -- John Carey on Speak For Yourself A list of treasures here presented could continue almost indefinitely. This Read more...

 
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