War Comes to the Fields: Sacrifice, Localism and Ploughing Up the English Countryside in 1917
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Grieves, Keith - War Comes to the Fields: Sacrifice, Localism and Ploughing Up the English Countryside in 1917



Keywords:

English countryside | food production | localism | ploughing

ISFWWS-Keywords:

Britain | Home fronts | Economy | Politics | The French and British Empires | Women and War | Children and War

Abstract:

In 1917 the British home front faced a test of endurance and its most obvious expression throughout the year was the food question. The strategic importance of food production in 1917 was accompanied by the clamour of exhortati…

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Grieves, Keith, “War Comes to the Fields: Sacrifice, Localism and Ploughing Up the English Countryside in 1917”, in: Brill’s Digital Library of World War I. Consulted online on 28 March 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2352-3786_dlws1_nij9789004171398_i_182_42>
First published online: 2015



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