The Deluge

British Society and the First World War
Author(s): 
Marwick, Arthur
ISBN: 
0230002455
Date published: 
July 2006
Paperback
Pages: 
392

Almost continuously in print for 40 years, this classic title describes life on the home front, analyzing the social changes that made Britain of the 1920s a vastly different place from the Britain that went to war in 1914. This reissued second edition features a new Preface by leading historian Joanna Bourke. Bourke examines how Marwick's work engaged with contemporary debates and why it was so significant when it was first published, and explains its continued importance today.