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'The British Army and the Working Class in the Great War' with Dr. Stephen Roberts


This is a study in how the British Army harnessed the working-class skills and identity to fight the First World War.  Examples include road, rail and water transport, mechanical engineering, animal husbandry, food preparation, medicine and clothing repair.  How war service affected the workers in these fields is also explored. Dr Roberts was a Se…

An ‘Enthusiastic’ Response to War? British social responses to the outbreak of the First World War.


This is an MA Dissertation submitted to the University of Wolverhampton as part of their 'History of Britain and the First World War. It has been adapted slightly from the original for improved online reading, with links and illustrations added for greater enjoyment.  TITLE: An ‘enthusiastic’ response to War? British social responses to the outbre…