The Women's Land Army in First World War Britain - White, B.
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Between 1917 and 1919 women enlisted in the Women's Land Army, a national organisation with the task of increasing domestic food production. Behind the scenes organisers laboured to not only recruit an army of women workers, but to also dispel public fears that Britain's Land Girls would be defeminized and devalued by their wartime experiences.…mehr

Produktbeschreibung
Between 1917 and 1919 women enlisted in the Women's Land Army, a national organisation with the task of increasing domestic food production. Behind the scenes organisers laboured to not only recruit an army of women workers, but to also dispel public fears that Britain's Land Girls would be defeminized and devalued by their wartime experiences.

  • Produktdetails
  • Verlag: Springer Palgrave Macmillan; Palgrave Macmillan Uk
  • Artikelnr. des Verlages: 978-1-137-36389-3
  • 2014
  • Seitenzahl: 207
  • Erscheinungstermin: 16. Juli 2014
  • Englisch
  • Abmessung: 145mm x 221mm x 17mm
  • Gewicht: 402g
  • ISBN-13: 9781137363893
  • ISBN-10: 1137363894
  • Artikelnr.: 40577657
Autorenporträt
Bonnie White is a Lecturer in the Department of History at St. Francis Xavier University, Canada.
Inhaltsangabe
Introduction 1. Answering the Call to Service: The Formation of the Women's Land Army 2. Female Preparedness, Male Authority: Organizers and the Board of Agriculture 3. Gender, Service, Patriotism: Promoting the Land Army in Wartime Britain 4. 'The Lasses are Massing': The Land Army in England and Wales 5. 'Respectable Women': The Land Army in Scotland 6. Return to the Land: The Land Army after 1918 Conclusion