The Great Silence

The Great Silence

Britain From the Shadow of the First World War to the Dawn of the Jazz Age

Book - 2009
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A social history of the first two years in Britain following World War I covers topics ranging from the development of skin grafting procedures by surgeon Harold Gillies and the passage of the women's vote to the state funeral of the Unknown Soldier.
Publisher: New York : Grove Press ; [Berkeley, Calif.] : Distributed by Publishers Group West, 2009
Edition: 1st American ed
ISBN: 9780802145406
9780802119445
0802119441
080214540X
Branch Call Number: 941.08 Nicolson 2009
Characteristics: xvi, 302 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. ; 24 cm

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athompson10 Aug 17, 2014

This book is a series of anecdotes strung together to illustrate Britain for two years after the Armistice in 1918. This is not an academic work but "history lite."

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