The Great War evokes images of barbed wire and mud-filled trenches but also saw astonishing change on the home front.
The period saw the emancipation of women and notions of better health care and education, and pointed towards a less deferential, more egalitarian future.
Simon Heffer has enjoyed a 30 year career on Fleet Street with senior editorial positions on 'The Daily Telegraph' and 'Spectator'. He is now a columnist for 'The Daily Telegraph' and 'The Sunday Telegraph'.
He has written extensively and this volume is the third of what will be a four book series on Britain from 1838 to 1939.
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