The Home Front Encyclopedia

The Home Front Encyclopedia

“Fuel for the Home Fires: The Patriotic Fund, 1914–1918. ... Tennyson, Brian D. “Premier Hearst, the War, and Votes for Women.” Ontario History [Canada] 57, no. 3 ... An Informal Re-creation of the Home Front in World WarI.

Author: James Ciment

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 9781576078495

Category: History

Page: 1478

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An encyclopedia of life on the home front during the two world wars provides biographical profiles, articles on all aspects of life during the era, chronologies of important events, and primary source documents.
Categories: History

The Encyclopedia of Twentieth Century Fiction

The Encyclopedia of Twentieth Century Fiction

Woolf's posthumously published Between the Acts retrospectively reconstructs this moment of anticipation and again fears the home front is already a battle front and Britons themselves foes. Begun in 1938, set in the summer of 1939, ...


Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781405192446

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 1536

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This Encyclopedia is an indispensible reference guide to twentieth-century fiction in the English-language. With nearly 500 contributors and over 1 million words, it is the most comprehensive and authoritative reference guide to twentieth-century fiction in the English language. Contains over 500 entries of 1000-3000 words written in lucid, jargon-free prose, by an international cast of leading scholars Arranged in 3 volumes covering British and Irish Fiction, American Fiction, and World Fiction, with each volume edited by a leading scholar in the field Entries cover major writers (such as Saul Bellow, Raymond Chandler, John Steinbeck, Virginia Woolf, A.S Byatt, Samual Beckett, D.H. Lawrence, Zadie Smith, Salman Rushdie, V.S. Naipaul, Nadine Gordimer, Alice Munro, Chinua Achebe, J.M. Coetzee, and Ngūgī Wa Thiong’o) and their key works Covers the genres and sub-genres of fiction in English across the twentieth century (including crime fiction, sci fi, chick lit, the noir novel, and the avante garde novel) as well as the major movements, debates, and rubrics within the field (censorship, globalization, modernist fiction, fiction and the film industry, and the fiction of migration, Diaspora, and exile)
Categories: Literary Criticism

Encyclopedia of the Documentary Film 3 Volume Set

Encyclopedia of the Documentary Film 3 Volume Set

It also promoted the recently formed LDV, showing lunch-break manoeuvres, even though the government was still suspicious of what would become the Home Guard. Priestley called for an impregnable citadel of ®free people.

Author: Ian Aitken

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781135206277

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 1968

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The Encyclopedia of the Documentary Film is a fully international reference work on the history of the documentary film from the Lumière brothers' Workers Leaving the Lumière Factory (1885) to Michael Moore's Fahrenheit 911 (2004). This Encyclopedia provides a resource that critically analyzes that history in all its aspects. Not only does this Encyclopedia examine individual films and the careers of individual film makers, it also provides overview articles of national and regional documentary film history. It explains concepts and themes in the study of documentary film, the techniques used in making films, and the institutions that support their production, appreciation, and preservation.
Categories: Performing Arts

Movies in American History An Encyclopedia 3 volumes

Movies in American History  An Encyclopedia  3 volumes

Reports of a high civilian death toll, environmental damage caused by oil spills and oil fires, and Hussein's continuing attacks on Kurds and Shiite Muslims dampened the celebration for some on the home front.

Author: Philip C. DiMare

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 9781598842975

Category: Social Science

Page: 1232

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This provocative three-volume encyclopedia is a valuable resource for readers seeking an understanding of how movies have both reflected and helped engender America's political, economic, and social history. • Provides 450 A–Z entries that comprehensively cover the historical significance of subjects, people, and films of the American cinema • Contains contributions from 150 distinguished interdisciplinary scholars offering their analysis on the role of movies in American history • Includes reference materials and suggestions for further reading with every entry
Categories: Social Science

Encyclopedia of Radio 3 Volume Set

Encyclopedia of Radio 3 Volume Set

Bonneville's production arm created the “Home Front” public-service messages, which sent nondenominational messages about families and values to listeners who might not otherwise tune in to religious programming. These “Home Front” ...

Author: Christopher H. Sterling

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781135456481

Category: Reference

Page: 1696

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Produced in association with the Museum of Broadcast Communications in Chicago, the Encyclopedia of Radio includes more than 600 entries covering major countries and regions of the world as well as specific programs and people, networks and organizations, regulation and policies, audience research, and radio's technology. This encyclopedic work will be the first broadly conceived reference source on a medium that is now nearly eighty years old, with essays that provide essential information on the subject as well as comment on the significance of the particular person, organization, or topic being examined.
Categories: Reference

An Encyclopedia of American Women at War From the Home Front to the Battlefields 2 volumes

An Encyclopedia of American Women at War  From the Home Front to the Battlefields  2 volumes

Bratton, Martha Robertson [Robinson], 102—3 Child, Julia McWilliams, 133-35, 208, 386 in the Civil War, 139-40, 207 Cold War, ... 7 Gulf War deployments and, 259-60 See also Homefront Farabundo Marti National Liberation Front (FMLN), ...

Author: Lisa Tendrich Frank

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 9781598844443

Category: History

Page: 804

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A sweeping review of the role of women within the American military from the colonial period to the present day. • An extensive bibliography offers additional reading and research opportunities • Accessibly written essays introduce the thematic developments of each major conflict in American history • Supporting photographs and illustrations depict key female figures • An informative overview in the frontmatter provides historical context to women's roles in the military
Categories: History

Encyclopedia of African History 3 Volume Set

Encyclopedia of African History 3 Volume Set

Apart from the Nigerians who fought the war at the home front, there were 100,000 others who took partin direct combat and acquited themselves heroically, inEritrea, Abyssinia (Ethiopia), Sudan, India, and, especially, Burma.

Author: Kevin Shillington

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781135456696

Category: History

Page: 1912

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Covering the entire continent from Morocco, Libya, and Egypt in the north to the Cape of Good Hope in the south, and the surrounding islands from Cape Verde in the west to Madagascar, Mauritius, and Seychelles in the east, the Encyclopedia of African History is a new A-Z reference resource on the history of the entire African continent. With entries ranging from the earliest evolution of human beings in Africa to the beginning of the twenty-first century, this comprehensive three volume Encyclopedia is the first reference of this scale and scope. Also includes 99 maps.
Categories: History

War and Religion An Encyclopedia of Faith and Conflict 3 volumes

War and Religion  An Encyclopedia of Faith and Conflict  3 volumes

Volume I: The First Crusade and the Foundation of the Kingdom of Jerusalem. ... and commanders of crusader groups, and of course on the home front, where the mass departure of crusaders led to a variety of significant social changes.

Author: Jeffrey M. Shaw Ph.D.

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 9781610695176

Category: Religion

Page: 1098

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This three-volume reference provides a complete guide for readers investigating the crucial interplay between war and religion from ancient times until today, enabling a deeper understanding of the role of religious wars across cultures. • Enables readers to explore the ongoing and important relationship between war and religion across history through coverage of the wars themselves; the important leaders, battles, and campaigns; and the treaties that resulted from these wars • Directs readers to further reading material and supplies a comprehensive bibliography that guides further inquiry into the topic of war and religion • Supplies primary source documents that include letters written by participants of the Crusades, proclamations and declarations from the Protestant Reformation, and UN documents related to war and religion
Categories: Religion

The Encyclopedia of British Literature 1660 1789 Set

The Encyclopedia of British Literature 1660   1789 Set

... Wilson 2003) has noted a mid-century preoccupation with foreign others within the nation's borders, not only those from the colonial territories, but also those on the home front who were not perceived as “true-born Englishmen.

Author: Gary Day

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781444330205

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 1528

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"Presents a comprehensive overview of all aspects of the poetry, drama, fiction, and literary and cultural criticism produced from the Restoration of the English monarchy to the onset of the French Revolution"--
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines

Encyclopedia of Twentieth Century Photography 3 Volume Set

Encyclopedia of Twentieth Century Photography  3 Volume Set

Art and Antiques (September 1993): 89. Hooks, bell. "Talking Art with Carrie Mae Weems." Art on My Mind: Visual Politics. New York: The New Press, 1995. Kimmelman, Michael. "Joys and Terrors on the Home Front.

Author: Lynne Warren

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781135205430

Category: Photography

Page: 2042

View: 958

The Encyclopedia of Twentieth-Century Photography explores the vast international scope of twentieth-century photography and explains that history with a wide-ranging, interdisciplinary manner. This unique approach covers the aesthetic history of photography as an evolving art and documentary form, while also recognizing it as a developing technology and cultural force. This Encyclopedia presents the important developments, movements, photographers, photographic institutions, and theoretical aspects of the field along with information about equipment, techniques, and practical applications of photography. To bring this history alive for the reader, the set is illustrated in black and white throughout, and each volume contains a color plate section. A useful glossary of terms is also included.
Categories: Photography