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Men at Work: The Working Man in British Culture, 1939–1945

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Men at Work: The Working Man in British Culture, 1939–1945

Men at Work: The Working Man in British Culture, 1939–1945 by Linsey Robb
English | 2015 | ISBN: 1137527463 | 165 Pages | PDF | 3.3 MB

Men at Work explores the cultural portrayal of four essential wartime occupations: agriculture, industry, firefighting and the mercantile marine. In analysing a broad spectrum of wartime media (most notably film, radio and visual culture) it establishes a clear hierarchy of masculine roles in British culture during the Second World War.