The Home Front Encyclopedia

The Home Front Encyclopedia

United States, Britain, and Canada in World Wars I and II

Book - 2007
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This definitive reference work covers the complete transformation of American, Canadian, and British societies during the two world wars, including all aspects of working, recreational, and cultural life during wartime.

* Nearly 700 alphabetically organized entries on all aspects of life on the home front during the world wars, including biographies and accounts of cities and regions, cultural phenomena (movies, music, and literature), ethnic groups, key events (elections, strikes, mobilization efforts), government agencies, and private institutions

* More than 100 expert contributors from the United States, Canada, and Great Britain, including specialists in politics, economics, sociology, and popular culture

* Chronologies of important events in both World Wars I and II

* A selection of primary sources, including speeches, official documents, propaganda, journalism, and personal correspondence, plus a wealth of historical images (photographs, propaganda posters, editorial cartoons)

Publisher: Santa Barbara, Calif. : ABC-CLIO, c2007
ISBN: 9781576078495
Characteristics: 3 v. (xix, 1478 p.) : ill. ; 29 cm
Additional Contributors: Ciment, James
Russell, Thaddeus


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