The Home Front Pocket Manual 1939–1945

Attractive pocket manual bringing together advice and tips for families on the homefront during World War II
Date Published :
August 2020
Publisher :
Casemate
Editor :
Lucinda Gosling
Series :
The Pocket Manual Series
Illustration :
30 images
Format Available    QuantityPrice
Binding. : Hardback
ISBN : 9781612008677
Pages : 160
Dimensions : 7.8 X 5 inches
Stock Status : In stock
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$15.95
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Overview
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Compiled from the Mary Evans archives, this manual brings together articles from fashionable contemporary magazines including Britannia & Eve, the Illustrated Sporting and Dramatic News, and Tatler, on all aspects of the home front in WWII.

These fascinating articles cover complying with black-out regulations; what to do with the family car; augmenting rationed foods and turning them into tasty meals; contributing to the war effort by keeping livestock, salvaging valuable materials, and growing food; all the while remaining fashionable and keeping up appearances.

About The Author
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Lucinda Gosling studied history at the University of Liverpool and has worked in the picture library for 23 years, most recently at historical specialist, Mary Evans Picture Library. She is a writer and public speaker, contributing to various publications including History Today, Tatler and Majesty and is author of over ten books on a wide variety of subjects from historic London to Great War knitting.

TABLE OF CONTENTS
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Introduction
1. The War at Home
2. Make Do and Mend
3. Rations
4. Keeping up Appearances
5. Wartime travel
6. Supporting the War Effort

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