Compiled by the historical adviser to the TV series "The 1940s House," this is an engagingly written social chronicle of wartime civilian life in England from September 1939 to August 1945—from the grandeurs of the Blitz to the miseries of dried egg powder—with numerous individual testimonies.
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A fascinating and highly readable book on a subject commanding strong popular interest, filled with personal testimonies and colourful details.About the Author:
Norman Longmate served in the army in World War II, and then went to Oxford University in 1947 to read Modern History. He subsequently worked as a Fleet Street journalist, as a producer of history programmes for the BBC, and for the BBC Secretariat. In 1981 he was elected a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society and in 1983 he left the BBC to become a full-time writer. Norman Longmate is the author of more than twenty books, mainly on the Second World War and Victorian social history, and of many radio and television scripts on historical subjects. He has frequently been employed as an historical adviser by film and television companies, most recently on the series The 1940s House.
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Book Description Paperback. Book Condition: Fair. A readable copy of the book which may include some defects such as highlighting and notes. Cover and pages may be creased and show discolouration. Bookseller Inventory # GOR003238273
Book Description Hutchinson, 1971. Book Condition: Good. First Edition. Ships from the UK. Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Bookseller Inventory # GRP16509480
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Book Description Hutchinson, 1971. Book Condition: Fair. This is an ex-library book and may have the usual library/used-book markings inside.This book has hardback covers. In fair condition, suitable as a study copy. Dust Jacket in fair condition. , 1100grams, ISBN:0091025206. Bookseller Inventory # 7109455
Book Description Hutchinson of London, 1971. Soft cover. Book Condition: Near Fine. No Jacket. Hutchinson of London ()1971. XV+568 pages. Hardcover (Tan cloth,Gilt spine title, no dj). No Wear. Clean Unmarked throughout. Perfect binding and hinges. NEARFINE CONDITION. 9.5"x6.4"x1.6". abe47709. Bookseller Inventory # ABE-19212874355
Book Description Hutchinson, 1971. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Great condition with minimal wear, aging, or shelf wear. Bookseller Inventory # P020091025206