A Kingdom United: Popular Responses to the Outbreak of the First World War in Britain and Ireland by Catriona Pennell
Published by Oxford University Press on September 24th 2014
Genres: Great Britain, Ireland, Military, World War I
Len's Summary: In the days before public opinion surveys no statistical estimates of popular opinion were possible. This study attempts to approximate such a survey using diaries, journals, letters and newspaper accounts over the first five months of conflict. -- A wide variety of responses, not all positive, drawn from personal correspondence, diaries and the popular press.