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The Resource Contesting home defence : men, women and the Home Guard in the Second World War, Penny Summerfield & Corinna Peniston-Bird

Contesting home defence : men, women and the Home Guard in the Second World War, Penny Summerfield & Corinna Peniston-Bird

Label
Contesting home defence : men, women and the Home Guard in the Second World War
Title
Contesting home defence
Title remainder
men, women and the Home Guard in the Second World War
Statement of responsibility
Penny Summerfield & Corinna Peniston-Bird
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Offering a new contribution to debates about the British home front in WWII, this book addresses the way the Home Guard has been remembered in popular culture through examination of key films, as well as TV's Dad's Army. The authors also explore the personal memories of individuals who served in the Home Guard
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Cataloging source
UKM
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Summerfield, Penny
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Peniston-Bird, C. M
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  • Great Britain
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Contesting home defence : men, women and the Home Guard in the Second World War, Penny Summerfield & Corinna Peniston-Bird
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Contents
1. Introduction : contested histories -- 2. The people's army : competing visions of the home guard -- 3. Women, weapons and home defence -- 4. The home guard in wartime popular culture -- 5. Representations of women and home defence -- 6. Dad's army and home guard history -- 7. Men's memories of the home guard -- 8. Women, memory and home defence -- 9. Conclusion
Control code
ocm72868353
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xviii, 307 p
Isbn
9780719062018
Isbn Type
(hbk)
Lccn
2011279184
Label
Contesting home defence : men, women and the Home Guard in the Second World War, Penny Summerfield & Corinna Peniston-Bird
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Contents
1. Introduction : contested histories -- 2. The people's army : competing visions of the home guard -- 3. Women, weapons and home defence -- 4. The home guard in wartime popular culture -- 5. Representations of women and home defence -- 6. Dad's army and home guard history -- 7. Men's memories of the home guard -- 8. Women, memory and home defence -- 9. Conclusion
Control code
ocm72868353
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xviii, 307 p
Isbn
9780719062018
Isbn Type
(hbk)
Lccn
2011279184

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