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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 pp. 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.

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Published date: 2007
Keywords: history, women, biography


Local EPrints ID: 44807
ISBN: 090326904X
PURE UUID: f224fe5b-8bd3-48c0-98b4-4095bd607ddc

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Date deposited: 16 Mar 2007
Last modified: 17 Jul 2017 15:13

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Author: Gill Clarke
Editor: Brian Short
Editor: Charles Watkins
Editor: John Martin

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