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Music While You Work: Discipline, Dance Music, and Workers in Wartime

Christina L. Baade

in Victory through Harmony: The BBC and Popular Music in World War II

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195372014
eISBN:
9780199918287
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195372014.003.0004
Subject:
Music, History, Western, Popular

Chapter 3 examines Music While You Work (MWYW), created by the BBC in response to the production drives spurred by the retreat at Dunkirk in June 1940. The half-hour program united ideologies of ... More


Conclusion: A Philosophy of Social Welfare

Jose Harris

in William Beveridge: A Biography

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206859
eISBN:
9780191677335
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206859.003.0020
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Social History

To conclude, Beveridge played a significant part in moulding the institutions of modern Britain over the 19th and early 20th centuries. He combined in his own person the roles of social scientist and ... More


The Forgotten French: Exiles in the British Isles, 1940-44

Nicholas Atkin

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719064388
eISBN:
9781781700402
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719064388.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

It is widely assumed that the French in the British Isles during the Second World War were fully fledged supporters of General de Gaulle, and that, across the channel at least, the French were a ... More


Introduction: British Propaganda in the Second World War

Tim Brooks

in British Propaganda to France, 1940-1944: Machinery, Method and Message

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748625192
eISBN:
9780748651351
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625192.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

The introduction provides an overview of the British Second World War propaganda effort from the outbreak of war in September 1939 to the fall of France in June 1940, set alongside the military ... More


Under the Gun: NAS Dunkirk, 1917–1918

Geoffrey L. Rossano

in Stalking the U-Boat: U.S. Naval Aviation in Europe during World War I

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034881
eISBN:
9780813038841
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034881.003.0004
Subject:
History, Military History

Finding and attacking submarines with aircraft posed a difficult task in 1917–1918, and the station at Dunkirk operated under the most extreme conditions. It was the only American base to endure ... More


Charlotte Smith, Mary Robinson, and the War with France in 1793

Harriet Guest

in Unbounded Attachment: Sentiment and Politics in the Age of the French Revolution

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199686810
eISBN:
9780191767067
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199686810.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature, Women's Literature

The first chapter discusses Charlotte Smith and Mary Robinson, poets and novelists whose work in the 1790s can be understood to be shaped by the competing demands of literary and commercial ambition, ... More


The Wehrmacht and Operations

Rolf-Dieter Müller

in Hitler's Wehrmacht, 1935-1945

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780813167381
eISBN:
9780813168111
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813167381.003.0007
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter examines the intentions and strategic reasoning behind significant German offenses during the Second World War, with a general description of unit movements and outcomes. Emboldened by ... More


Behind the Atlantic Expansion: Flemish Trade Connections of Seville in 1620

Eberhard Crailsheim

in Maritime History as Global History

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780986497339
eISBN:
9781786944511
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780986497339.003.0002
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter studies the commercial networks through which maritime traders on foreign soil connected with the global world of business. Using French and Flemish settlers in Seville in 1620, it ... More


The “Old” Navy, Late 1500s-1652

Jaap R. Bruijn

in The Dutch Navy of the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780986497353
eISBN:
9781786944498
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780986497353.003.0001
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This section explores the Dutch Republic’s navy in the late 1500s through to 1652, which Bruijn classifies as the ‘Old’ navy period. It is divided into four sections: naval operations against Spain ... More


Whitehall and British Pows

Arieh J. Kochavi

in Confronting Captivity: Britain and the United States and Their POWs in Nazi Germany

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807829400
eISBN:
9781469603636
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807876404_kochavi.6
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter focuses on the living conditions in German camps where British prisoners of war (POWs) were held captive during World War II, the way the POWs were treated by the Germans, and the ... More


1940

Wendy Webster

in Mixing It: Diversity in World War Two Britain

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780198735762
eISBN:
9780191799747
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198735762.003.0002
Subject:
History, Cultural History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter focuses on the different groups that arrived in Britain in 1940—mainly from the British Empire and the European continent. Journeys to Britain were often daring, improvised, and ... More


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