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The Resource Men at work : the working man in British culture, 1939-1945, Linsey Robb

Men at work : the working man in British culture, 1939-1945, Linsey Robb

Label
Men at work : the working man in British culture, 1939-1945
Title
Men at work
Title remainder
the working man in British culture, 1939-1945
Statement of responsibility
Linsey Robb
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"A total war like the Second World War could not be won by soldiers, sailors and airmen alone. Men were required to till the fields, to manufacture munitions, to traverse the oceans with cargoes and to combat the ravages of the Luftwaffe's onslaught. As such, millions of British men of fighting age were not in uniform. These men were central to victory. However, in a culture in which almost exclusively lauded the armed forces hero how was the vital work of these men portrayed to the British populace? Through an analysis of commercial cinema, radio broadcasts, print media as well as overt state propaganda, in conjunction with extensive archival research, Men at Work explores this very question"--
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DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1986-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Robb, Linsey
Dewey number
305.38/23094109044
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
D759
LC item number
.R63 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Genders and sexualities in history series
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Men
  • Work
  • Working class
  • Masculinity
  • Men
  • Men
  • Popular culture
  • Great Britain
  • World War (1939-1945)
  • HISTORY / Europe / Great Britain
  • HISTORY / Military / World War II
  • HISTORY / Modern / 20th Century
  • Economics
  • Masculinity
  • Men
  • Men
  • Men
  • Popular culture
  • Social aspects
  • Social conditions
  • Work
  • Working class
  • Great Britain
Label
Men at work : the working man in British culture, 1939-1945, Linsey Robb
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
1. Finding the Lost Working Man -- 2. Digging for Victory : Farming in Wartime Culture -- 3. The Attack Begins in the Factory : The Male Industrial Worker in Wartime Culture -- 4. Heroes on the Home Front : Firefighting in Wartime Culture -- 5. For Those in Peril on the Sea : the Merchant Navy in Wartime Culture -- 6. All In It Together? : Reflections on the Masculine Hierarchy
Control code
909320790
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xii, 165 pages;
Isbn
9781137527462
Lccn
2015018312
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)909320790
Label
Men at work : the working man in British culture, 1939-1945, Linsey Robb
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
1. Finding the Lost Working Man -- 2. Digging for Victory : Farming in Wartime Culture -- 3. The Attack Begins in the Factory : The Male Industrial Worker in Wartime Culture -- 4. Heroes on the Home Front : Firefighting in Wartime Culture -- 5. For Those in Peril on the Sea : the Merchant Navy in Wartime Culture -- 6. All In It Together? : Reflections on the Masculine Hierarchy
Control code
909320790
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xii, 165 pages;
Isbn
9781137527462
Lccn
2015018312
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)909320790

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