Healing the Nation: Soldiers and the Culture of Caregiving in Britain during the Great War

Healing the Nation: Soldiers and the Culture of Caregiving in Britain during the Great WarHealing the Nation: Soldiers and the Culture of Caregiving in Britain during the Great War by Jeffrey S. Reznick
ISBN: 0719069750
Published by Manchester University Press on December 15th 2011
Genres: Great Britain, Medical
Pages: 192

Len's Summary: Treatment, rehabilitation and recovery of wounded soldiers in the WWI Britain.

Jamaican volunteers in the First World War: Race, masculinity and the development of national consciousness

Jamaican volunteers in the First World War: Race, masculinity and the development of national consciousnessJamaican volunteers in the First World War: Race, masculinity and the development of national consciousness by Richard Smith
ISBN: 0719069866
Published by Manchester University Press on March 15th 2010
Genres: Military, Social Science
Pages: 192

Len's Summary: Scholarly examination of the experiences of West Indian soldiers in WWI and the war's impact on growth of nationalism and the pro-independence movement in Jamaica. Readers will recall that West Indian troops -- unlike French colonial troops -- were employed exclusively as laborers, not riflemen, on the Western Front.

Irish Regiments in the Great War: Discipline and Morale

Irish Regiments in the Great War: Discipline and MoraleIrish Regiments in the Great War: Discipline and Morale by Timothy Bowman
ISBN: 9780719062858
Published by Manchester University Press on February 6th 2006
Genres: History, Europe, Great Britain, Ireland, Military, World War I, Technology & Engineering, Military Science
Pages: 256

British civilian internees in Germany: The Ruhleben camp, 1914-1918

British civilian internees in Germany: The Ruhleben camp, 1914-1918British civilian internees in Germany: The Ruhleben camp, 1914-1918 by Matthew Stibbe
ISBN: 9780719070853
Published by Manchester University Press on September 30th 2008
Genres: Civilians in war, Prisoners of war, History, General, Europe, Germany, Great Britain, Military, World War I, World War II, Social Science, Sociology, Penology
Pages: 210

Len's Summary: Germany’s largest WWI internment camp for enemy aliens.

The Secret Battle: Emotional Survival in the Great War

The Secret Battle: Emotional Survival in the Great WarThe Secret Battle: Emotional Survival in the Great War by Michael Roper
ISBN: 9780719083860
Published by Manchester University Press on October 12th 2010
Genres: History, Military, World War I, Europe, Great Britain, General, Psychology
Pages: 368

Len's Summary: Personal experience and psychological impact of WWI on soldiers and their families.

John Galsworthy and disabled soldiers of the Great War

John Galsworthy and disabled soldiers of the Great WarJohn Galsworthy and disabled soldiers of the Great War by Jeffrey S. Reznick
ISBN: 9780719077920
Published by Manchester University Press on March 15th 2010
Genres: History, Military, World War II, Biography & Autobiography, Literary, Social Science, People with Disabilities
Pages: 240

Len's Summary: The winner of the 1931 Nobel Prize and author of The Forsyte Saga writes about the care of soldiers disabled by war wounds both physical and psychological. Available in the US in 2010, or immediately from Amazon.co.uk.

On the Far Western Front: Britain’s First World War in South America

On the Far Western Front: Britain’s First World War in South AmericaOn the Far Western Front: Britain’s First World War in South America by Phillip A. Dehne
ISBN: 9780719080050
Published by Manchester University Press on March 15th 2010
Genres: History, Military, World War I, Europe, Great Britain, Germany, Essays
Pages: 304

Len's Summary: Economic warfare; an analysis of largely successful British efforts to stifle German trade with Brazil, Argentina and Uruguay during WWI. Available in the US from Palgrave Macmillan.

British Military Service Tribunals, 1916-18: ‘A Very Much Abused Body of Men’

British Military Service Tribunals, 1916-18: ‘A Very Much Abused Body of Men’British Military Service Tribunals, 1916-18: 'A Very Much Abused Body of Men' by James McDermott
ISBN: 9780719084775
Published by Manchester University Press on August 15th 2011
Genres: Great Britain, Military, Other
Pages: 272

Len's Summary: A reexamination of the checkered record of tribunals created following enactment (for the first time in British history) of conscription to adjudicate individual appeals for exemption.

The Stomach for Fighting: Food and the Soldiers of the Great War

The Stomach for Fighting: Food and the Soldiers of the Great WarThe Stomach for Fighting: Food and the Soldiers of the Great War by Rachel Duffett
ISBN: 9780719099878
Published by Manchester University Press on November 1st 2015
Genres: Military, World War I
Pages: 304

Len's Summary: Impressive scholarly examination of the significance of food in maintaining troop morale and physical fighting capacity on the Western Front.

Prisoners of Britain: German Civilian and Combatant Internees During the First World War

Prisoners of Britain: German Civilian and Combatant Internees During the First World WarPrisoners of Britain: German Civilian and Combatant Internees During the First World War by Panikos Panayi
ISBN: 9780719078347
Published by Manchester University Press on February 5th 2013
Genres: History, Europe, Germany, Great Britain, Military, World War I
Pages: 272

Len's Summary: By the end of the war, Britain held prisoner an unprecedented number of POWs and enemy aliens: over half a million worldwide including some 160,000 at one camp on the Isle of Man.