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Published: 01 May 2017

288 Pages | 23 illus.

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190276706

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An English Governess in the Great War

The Secret Brussels Diary of Mary Thorp

Sophie De Schaepdrijver and Tammy M. Proctor

  • The first edition of the long-forgotten diary of Mary Thorp, an English governess in Belgium during World War I
  • A personal perspective on civilian life in the Great War
  • A sharp and articulate commentary on the political, social, and cultural changes rocking Europe in the latter years of the war and following the Armistice

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