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Fighting on the Home Front

Kate Adie / Kate Adie
In 1914 the world changed forever when World War One broke out and a generation of men went off to fight and women emerged from the shadows of their domestic lives. Now a visible force in public life they began to take up essential roles - from transport to policing munitions to sport entertainment even politics. They had finally become citizens a recognised part of the war machine acquiring their own rights and often an independent income. Former BBC Chief News Correspondent Kate Adie charts the seismic move towards equal rights with men that began a century ago and through unique first-hand research shows just how momentous the achievements of those pioneering women were…

  • Published by Isis Publishing Ltd
  • Fiction/Non-FictionNon Fiction
  • Genre History
  • Target Audience Adult
  • Released 1st March 2015
  • Duration 11 Hrs. 56 Mins.
  • ISBN 9781445048147