Journals Higher Education



Published: 14 March 2006

228 Pages

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780719072901

Bookseller Code (06)


British civilians in the front line

Air Raids, Productivity and Wartime Culture, 1939-1945

Helen Jones

Published by Manchester University Press

  • About civilians, especially when they were at work, during air raids on Britain during the Second World War
  • Looks at changing government policy towards people in air raids, and the role of roof spotters
  • Analyses the meaning, language and representations of civilians in air raids, in 'the front line'
  • Uses a wide range of contemporary as well as memory material