Fighting on the Home Front

Fighting on the Home Front

The Legacy of Women in World War One

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In 1914 the world changed forever. When World War One broke out and a generation of men went off to fight, bestselling author Kate Adie shows how women emerged from the shadows of their domestic lives.

Now a visible force in public life, they began to take up essential roles - from transport to policing, munitions to sport, entertainment, even politics. They had finally become citizens, a recognised part of the war machine, acquiring their own rights and often an independent income.

Former BBC Chief News Correspondent Kate Adie charts the seismic move towards equal rights with men that began a century ago and through unique first-hand research shows just how momentous the achievements of those pioneering women were..

This is history at its best - a vivid, compelling account of the women who helped win the war as well as a revealing assessment of their legacy for women's lives today.

Publisher: London :, Hodder & Stoughton,, 2013, ©2013.
ISBN: 9781444759679
9781444759686
Branch Call Number: 940. 3082 ADI
Characteristics: 328 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm.

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