Hear all about it on the BBC, and put in an order to Amazon – looks fascinating.
1. Decorum. Because a hubbub or a brouhaha would be unseemly. 2. Because You’re British. It’s what’s expected of you. It’s what comes naturally. Your reaction to an unforeseen and potentially frightening event should be one of unflappable fortitude and apparent indifference. No flapping. Got that? 3. Consequences. If you should flap then someone with a plummy voice […]
McLaine, I. Ministry of Morale: Home Front Morale and the Ministry of Information in World War Two London: George Allen & Unwin, 1979
A key work for this project which fully considers the administrative history of the Ministry of Information, the lead government department for propaganda. He argues that for two years, the measures taken by government propagandists were: Unnecessary and inept Based on misunderstanding and distrust of the British public Products of the class and background of […]
S.F.Ryan: ‘British Perceptions of the Meaning of the War: The Government, the Public and the Fate of France: 1939-42’
S.F.Ryan: ‘British Perceptions of the Meaning of the War: The Government, the Public and the Fate of France: 1939-42’Ryan, S.F., ‘British perceptions of the meaning of the war: the government, the public and the fate of France: 1939-42’ M.Phil completed 1993. Salford University No abstract available.
Kertesz, M.A. ‘The Enemy – British Images of the German people during the Second World War’ D.Phil completed, 1992, Sussex University Abstract: The thesis examines the creation and development of enemy imagery in writing about the German people during the Second World War, tracing the gradual redefinition of the enemy from the Nazi elite to […]