The British Home Front in World War I - Book List

Recommended

Cooksley, P. The Home Front: Civilian Life in World War One
Stroud: Tempus, 2006

Winter, J. M. The Great War and the British People - 2nd ed.
Basingstoke: Palgrave/Macmillan, 2003

Background

Adie, K. Fighting on the Home Front: The Legacy of Women in World War One
London: Hodder & Stoughton, 2013

Beckett, I. The Home Front 1914 - 1918: How Britain Survived the Great War
Kew: National Archive, 2006

Doyle, P. First World War Britain - 1914 - 1919
Oxford: Shire, 2012

Gregory, A. The Last Great War: British Society and the First World War
Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2008

Geurst, J. Cemeteries of the Great War by Sir Edwin Lutyens
Rotterdam: O1O Publishers, 2010

Meyer, J. (ed) British Popular Culture and the First World War
Leiden: Brill, 2008

Parker, P. The Last Veteran: Harry Patch and the Legacy of War
London: Fourth Estate, 2009

Simkins, P. Kitchener's Army: The Raising of the New Armies 1914 - 1916
Manchester: Manchester University Press, 1988

Wilkinson, A. The Church of England and the First World War - 2nd ed.
London: SCM Press, 1996

Some Useful Websites

The Royal British Legion

BBC History: World War One

Imperial War Museum

The Great War (an excellent site with masses of information and links)

The War Memorials Trust

Commonwealth War Graves Commission

The Western Front Association

Andrew Lacey
October 2017

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