The Women's Land Army and its recruits, 1939-50

Clarke, Gill (2007) The Women's Land Army and its recruits, 1939-50. In, Short, Brian, Watkins, Charles and Martin, John (eds.) The Front Line of Freedom: British Farming in the Second World War. Exeter, UK, British Agricultural History Society, 101-116. (Agricultural History Review).


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The role of The Women's Land Army has been a neglected aspect of the history of British farming in the Second World War. This chapter seeks to address this neglect and to evaluate the contribution of the Women's Land Army to the wartime food production campaign and the crucial part they played in maximizing and increasing levels of productivity from the land.

Item Type: Book Section
ISBNs: 090326904 (paperback)
Keywords: history, women, biography
Subjects: D History General and Old World > DA Great Britain
Divisions : University Structure - Pre August 2011 > School of Education > Leadership, School Improvement and Effectiveness
ePrint ID: 44807
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Date Deposited: 16 Mar 2007
Last Modified: 31 Mar 2016 12:18

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