How We Lived Then : A History of Everyday Life During the Second World War, Paperback Book

How We Lived Then : A History of Everyday Life During the Second World War Paperback

Description

Although nearly 90% of the population of Great Britain remained civilians throughout the war, or for a large part of it, their story has so far largely gone untold.

In contrast with the thousands of books on military operations, barely any have concerned themselves with the individual's experience.

The problems of the ordinary family are barely ever mentioned - food rationing, clothes rationing, the black-out and air raids get little space, and everyday shortages almost none at all.

This book is an attempt to redress the balance; to tell the civilian's story largely through their own recollections and in their own words.

Information

  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 592 pages, 32pp b/w halftones
  • Publisher: Vintage Publishing
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: British & Irish history
  • ISBN: 9780712668323

Other Formats

£20.00

£15.09

 
Free Home Delivery

on all orders

 
Pick up orders

from local bookshops

Also by Norman Longmate   |  View all