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Published: 16 May 2019

402 Pages | 150 black and white figures/illustrations


ISBN: 9780198820116

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Hunger in War and Peace

Women and Children in Germany, 1914-1924

Mary Elisabeth Cox

Oxford Historical Monographs

  • Examines the nutritional statuses of women and children in Germany during and following the First World War
  • Provides personal perspectives from both aid workers and child aid recipients
  • Uses long forgotten records of the heights and weights of over 600,000 German school children across socio-economic backgrounds
  • Contains archival material collected from five countries: Germany, Switzerland, Sweden, the UK, and the USA
  • Includes unpublished letters, diaries, scrapbooks, drawings, paintings, and poems