Journals Higher Education

$35.00

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11 August 2011

272 Pages | 7 black and white halftones

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780199605156


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Nine Wartime Lives

Mass Observation and the Making of the Modern Self

James Hinton

  • A fascinating re-evaluation of the social history of the Second World War
  • Looks at the wartime diaries kept by nine 'ordinary' people writing for the Mass Observation social research organization
  • Illuminates the impact of war on attitudes to citizenship, the changing relationships between men and women, and the search for meaning in a wartime context
  • Includes a chapter on Nella Last, whose published diaries have been a source of delight and fascination for thousands of readers
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