The British Home Front and World War I - Lecture Programme

1.    Britain at War 1914 - 1918 - An Introduction

2.    Establishing the Front and Enduring the Front by Richard Holmes
(Two short films describing how and why the Western Front came into being and something of the conditions.)

3.    Your Country Needs You! Recruitment Before Conscription 1914 - 1916

4.    Women at War

5.    Boy's Own War - Literature and Youth 1914 -1918

6.    Patriotism, Pageants and Plays - Dramatic Representations of British History

7.    Praying for Victory - The Churches at War

8.    The War Which Would not End, 1918 - 1923

9.    A Land Fit for Heroes?

10.    The Fallen - Commemoration and the Creation of National Memory
1918 - c.1925

October 2017

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