Lucy Noakes, University of Brighton, speaks at @_UoW: “War on the Web”

Earlier this evening I attended this talk, see my "rough" notes below. Lucy Noakes was visiting the University of Winchester's Modern History Research Centre. BBC People's War website 2003 - 2006. Veteran memories, referred to as stories. Cultural memory of the war! Growing since 1960s. Defined variously Inc mythical debunking…

Lucy Noakes: ‘Gender and British National Identity in Wartime: A Study of the Links between Gender and National Identity in Britain in the Second World War, the Falklands War and the Gulf War’

Noakes, L. 'Gender and British national identity in wartime: a study of the links between gender and national identity in Britain in the Second World War, the Falklands War and the Gulf War.' D.Phil. thesis completed 1996, Sussex University Particular use is made of Mass-Observation. This focuses on the representation…