Keeping the Home Fires Burning

Keeping the Home Fires Burning

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I wanted to review this book as it promised to tell the story of morale building in the UK and the birth of Government Propaganda during the First World War. Instead I got a lot of interesting information hidden amongst sweeping generalisations, poor research, inconsistencies and nonsense, interspersed with some excellent photographs.

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I wanted to review this book as it promised to tell the story of morale building in the UK and the birth of Government Propaganda during the First World War. Instead I got a lot of interesting information hidden amongst sweeping generalisations, poor research, inconsistencies and nonsense, interspersed with some excellent photographs.

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The book starts with a description of Britain at the turn of the 19th to 20th Centuries. It covers social...

Click here to read the full review.....

One to avoid then. Thanks for the review.
 

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One to avoid then. Thanks for the review.
I sent this review to Pen & Sword. There's a paperback imminent so hopefully that can be corrected.
 

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