Never Been a Time: The 1917 Race Riot That Sparked the Civil Rights Movement

Never Been a Time: The 1917 Race Riot That Sparked the Civil Rights MovementNever Been a Time: The 1917 Race Riot That Sparked the Civil Rights Movement by Harper Barnes
ISBN: 9780802715753
Published by Bloomsbury Publishing on June 24th 2008
Genres: History, United States, 20th Century, State & Local, South, Social Science, Ethnic Studies, African American Studies
Pages: 293

Len's Summary: History of the bloody 1917 East St. Louis, Illinois, riots against Black citizens, one of a series sparked in part by the migration of large numbers of unskilled African-American workers north in search of war work, which was not always available. East St. Louis continues to be haunted by the enormity of these events.

Sapper Martin: The Secret Great War Diary of Jack Martin

Sapper Martin: The Secret Great War Diary of Jack MartinSapper Martin: The Secret Great War Diary of Jack Martin by Richard Van Emden
ISBN: 1408802678
Published by Bloomsbury Publishing on November 2nd 2009
Genres: Military, Personal Accounts, World War I
Pages: 272

Len's Summary: The diary of a Royal Engineer on the Western. Available from Amazon.co.uk.

The British Army in Battle and Its Image, 1914-1918

The British Army in Battle and Its Image, 1914-1918The British Army in Battle and Its Image, 1914-1918 by Stephen Badsey
ISBN: 9781441174086
Published by Bloomsbury Publishing on June 30th 2009
Genres: History, Military, World War I, Great Britain, Essays
Pages: 256

Len's Summary: Essays covering the army’s relations with the press, propaganda, filming the war, and Black Adder TV series.

Tommy’s Ark: Soldiers and Their Animals in the Great War

Tommy’s Ark: Soldiers and Their Animals in the Great WarTommy's Ark: Soldiers and Their Animals in the Great War by Richard Van Emden
ISBN: 9781408810071
Published by Bloomsbury Publishing on June 6th 2011
Genres: History, Military, World War I, Modern, 19th Century
Pages: 352

Len's Summary: British soldiers and their pets at the front.