They saw it happen; an anthology of eye-witnesses' accounts of events in British history, 1897-1940.


Oxford, B. Blackwell, 1960.

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Subjects Great Britain -- History -- 20th century -- Sources.
Great Britain.
Series They saw it happen ; v. 4.
Description xix, 512 pages ; 23 cm.
Copyright Date 1960.
Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents pt. 1. Before 1914. The diamond jubilee ; The Boer War ; The new century ; Queen Victoria's visit to Ireland ; Death and funeral of Queen Victoria ; The coronation of King Edward VII ; Coronation year ; Edwardian poverty ; Edwardian display ; An Edwardian weekend ; The condition of England ; The revolution in transport ; Village, city, metropolis ; Early Edwardian politics ; The Liberal revival ; The rise of Labour ; Asquith and Lloyd George ; The budget of 1909 and the Parliament act ; The suffragettes ; Industrial warfare ; Social legislation ; Foreign affairs ; The new reign ; The Delhi durbar ; Scott at the South Pole ; The sinking of the Titanic ; Ireland -- part 2. The First World War. 1914 ; First thoughts on the war ; Going to war ; Kitchener and Haig ; Gallipoli ; The Battle of Jutland ; The sinking of the Lusitania ; Zeppelin raids ; The political crisis of 1915 and 1916 ; Labour in war time ; Feeding the nation ; Waging war ; The road to Damascus ; A debate in war time ; Winning the war ; Armistice Day ; The visit of President Wilson ; Peacemaking, 1919 ; The victory march -- part 3. The years between. Post-war politics ; Ireland ; India ; The League of Nations ; The International Labour Office ; The social consequences of the First World War ; The economic consequences of the First World War ; Manners, morals and music ; Broadcasting ; Cinema ; The general strike ; Stanley Baldwin ; The hunger marchers ; The second Labour government ; The wreck of the R ; 1931 ; A visit from Gandhi ; Ottawa ; Cricket: body line bowling ; Foreign affairs ; Labour in opposition ; Royal occasions ; Home affairs ; Chamberlain and Munich -- part 4. Epilogue and prelude. The Second World War ; The kind of war that was not expected ; Evacuation ; War supplies ; Norway ; The fall of Chamberlain ; Winston Churchill.
Genre History.
Sources.
Geographic Area Great Britain
Network Numbers (OCoLC)1140950
(OCoLC)ocm01140950
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Briggs, Asa, 1921-
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