Tommy’s War: A First World War Diary 1913–1918

Tommy’s War: A First World War Diary 1913–1918

Author: Thomas Cairns Livingstone

Publisher: HarperCollins UK

ISBN: 9780007389414

Category: History

Page: 352

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The extraordinary diaries of Thomas Cairns Livingstone represent twenty years of gorgeously idiosyncratic daily records of a middle-class Glasgow household, over a period spanning shortly before the Great War to the early 1930s.
Tommy’s War: A First World War Diary 1913–1918
Language: en
Pages: 352
Authors: Thomas Cairns Livingstone
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-06-20 - Publisher: HarperCollins UK

The extraordinary diaries of Thomas Cairns Livingstone represent twenty years of gorgeously idiosyncratic daily records of a middle-class Glasgow household, over a period spanning shortly before the Great War to the early 1930s.
Tommy's War
Language: en
Pages: 382
Authors: Thomas Cairns Livingstone
Categories: Glasgow (Scotland)
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008 - Publisher: HarperCollins UK

The extraordinary diaries of Thomas Cairns Livingstone represent twenty years of gorgeously idiosyncratic daily records of a middle-class Glasgow household, over a period spanning shortly before the Great War to the early 1930s.
Philanthropy and Voluntary Action in the First World War
Language: en
Pages: 254
Authors: Peter Grant
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-02-18 - Publisher: Routledge

This book challenges scholarship which presents charity and voluntary activity during World War I as marking a downturn from the high point of the late Victorian period. Charitable donations rose to an all-time peak, and the scope and nature of charitable work shifted decisively. Far more working class activists, especially
The Legacy of the Great War
Language: en
Pages: 240
Authors: Jay Winter
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-10-26 - Publisher: University of Missouri Press

In late 2007 and early 2008, world-renowned historians gathered in Kansas City for a series of public forums on World War I. Each of the five events focused on a particular topic and featured spirited dialogue between its prominent participants. In spontaneous exchanges, the eminent scholars probed each other’s arguments,
Beyond the Last Dragon
Language: en
Pages: 462
Authors: James McGonigal
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-12-09 - Publisher: Sandstone Press Ltd

Edwin Morgan's restless imagination moved easily between multiple worlds, voices and identities. His own life story, told here for the first time, also reveals a range of identities - as academic, cultural activist, radical writer, international traveller, gay man and national poet. These identities were sometimes in conflict, or kept