Journals Higher Education



Published: 30 September 2013

272 Pages

8.5 x 5.4 inches

ISBN: 9780719087684

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Working Men's Bodies

Work Camps in Britain, 1880-1940

John Field

Published by Manchester University Press

  • Based on a wide range of source material, including major archival holdings and the memories of those involved
  • Comprehensive study, covering both government and voluntary movements, from labour colonies to unemployment camps
  • Contributes to today's debates over unemployment, workfare, citizens' service and the crisis of masculinity
  • The first major study of Britain's role in the work camp movement