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War Begins

James Hinton

in The Mass Observers: A History, 1937-1949

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199671045
eISBN:
9780191750656
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199671045.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter looks at how, at the outbreak of war, Mass-Observation looked to the new Ministry of Information for sponsorship, but, despite a brief commission in the autumn of 1939, it was not until ... More


Books Saved My Life: Mary Anne Adams

E. Patrick Johnson

in Black. Queer. Southern. Women.: An Oral History

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781469641102
eISBN:
9781469641126
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469641102.003.0014
Subject:
History, African-American History

In this chapter, Mary Anne Adams narrates the story of her upbringing in Oxford, Mississippi, including the spatial organization of the town, her relationships with her parents, and struggles with ... More


Governing science on BBC radio in 1930s Britain: religion, eugenics and war

Ralph Desmarais

in Scientific Governance in Britain, 1914-79

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780719090981
eISBN:
9781526115133
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090981.003.0013
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

During the 1930s, in fulfilment of its adult education obligations as a public service monopoly organisation, the fledgling British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) aired more than a hundred domestic ... More


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