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The Resource Mother Country : Britain's Black Community on the Home Front, 1939-45, (electronic resource)

Mother Country : Britain's Black Community on the Home Front, 1939-45, (electronic resource)

Label
Mother Country : Britain's Black Community on the Home Front, 1939-45
Title
Mother Country
Title remainder
Britain's Black Community on the Home Front, 1939-45
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Very little attention has been given to black British and West African and Caribbean citizens who lived and worked on the 'front line' during the Second World War. Yet black people were under fire in cities like Bristol, Cardiff, Liverpool, London and Manchester, and many volunteered as civilian defence workers, such as air-raid wardens, firefighters, stretcher-bearers, first-aid workers and mobile canteen personnel. Many helped unite people when their communities faced devastation. Black children were evacuated and black entertainers risked death when they took to the stage during air ra
Cataloging source
EBLCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Bourne, Stephen
Dewey number
940.5308996041
Index
no index present
LC call number
D810.N4
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Blacks
  • Great Britain
  • Great Britain
Label
Mother Country : Britain's Black Community on the Home Front, 1939-45, (electronic resource)
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover; Half Title; Title; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgements; Author's Note; Introduction 'Let Us Go Forward Together'; Chapter 1 Dr Harold Moody; Chapter 2 Leading and Inspiring the Community; Chapter 3 Keep Smiling Through; Chapter 4 Esther Bruce; Chapter 5 The Evacuee Experience; Chapter 6 'Front-liners' in Civilian Defence; Chapter 7 When Adelaide Hall Went to War; Chapter 8 Keeping the Home Fires Burning; Chapter 9 London Calling; Chapter 10 Front-line Films; Chapter 11 For the Mother Country; Postscript If Hitler Had Invaded Britain; Endnotes; Further Reading; About the Author
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (239 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780752496818
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
31D652AA-8267-4F7D-8999-717B5E24A790
System control number
  • 1939964
  • 1939964
  • (OCoLC)852757088
  • (OCoLC)ocn852757088
  • 1939964
Label
Mother Country : Britain's Black Community on the Home Front, 1939-45, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover; Half Title; Title; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgements; Author's Note; Introduction 'Let Us Go Forward Together'; Chapter 1 Dr Harold Moody; Chapter 2 Leading and Inspiring the Community; Chapter 3 Keep Smiling Through; Chapter 4 Esther Bruce; Chapter 5 The Evacuee Experience; Chapter 6 'Front-liners' in Civilian Defence; Chapter 7 When Adelaide Hall Went to War; Chapter 8 Keeping the Home Fires Burning; Chapter 9 London Calling; Chapter 10 Front-line Films; Chapter 11 For the Mother Country; Postscript If Hitler Had Invaded Britain; Endnotes; Further Reading; About the Author
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (239 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780752496818
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
31D652AA-8267-4F7D-8999-717B5E24A790
System control number
  • 1939964
  • 1939964
  • (OCoLC)852757088
  • (OCoLC)ocn852757088
  • 1939964

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