Leslie William Spears: An Enquiry into the use of propaganda on the Home Front during World War Two with special reference to the role and effectiveness of the poster as a means of conveying Government policy

Original typescript, 1998. Dissertation (M.A.) - University of Southampton, Winchester School of Art, Division of History of Art and Design, 1998. No abstract. I attended some sessions at Winchester School of Art, with Brandon Taylor, re: Art & Propaganda, and Leslie was inspired to write this MA. I'm ashamed to…

P.H. Taylor: ‘The Role of Local Government during the Second World War, with special reference to Lancashire’

Taylor, P.H., 'The role of local government during the second world war, with special reference to Lancashire.' Ph.D. completed 1992. Lancaster University Abstract: This is a thesis concerning the effects of war on society and in particular that of World War Two on Local Government. It employs the idea of…

Paul Rennie: ‘An Investigation into the Design, Production and Display Contexts of Industrial Safety Posters Produced by the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents During WW2’

Rennie, P., 'An investigation into the design, production and display contexts of industrial safety posters produced by the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents during WW2' PhD thesis, completed January 2004. London College of Printing. This thesis examines a group of posters produced by the Industrial Service of the…

K.L.Parker: ‘Women MPs, Feminism and Domestic Policy in the Second World War’

Parker, K.L. 'Women MPs, Feminism and Domestic Policy in the Second World War' D.Phil completed, 1994. Oxford University Abstract: This thesis examines the role of women MPs in framing domestic policy, perceptions of gender roles, and feminism during the Second World War. Revising questions posed by previous studies, it explores…

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…

I.R.C. Howling, ‘”Our Soviet Friends”: The Presentation of the Soviet Union in the British Media 1941-45’

Howling, I.R.C. ''Our Soviet Friends': the presentation of the Soviet Union in the British Media 1941-45' M.A. completed, 1988. Leeds University Abstract: Presenting the Soviet Union to the British public - whether as an adversary during the period of the Nazi-Soviet Pact or as an ally in the Anglo-Soviet Alliance…