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Author Summerfield, Penny,
Title Contesting home defence : men, women and the Home Guard in the Second World War / Penny Summerfield and Corinna Peniston-Bird.
Imprint Manchester ; New York : Manchester University Press, 2007.

Series Cultural history of modern war
Cultural history of modern war.
Subject Great Britain. Home Guard -- Juvenile literature.
World War, 1939-1945 -- War work -- Great Britain.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, British.
Alt Name Peniston-Bird, C. M.,
Description 1 online resource (xviii, 307 pages).
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents pt. I. Political challenges -- pt. II. Representations -- pt. III. Personal testimony.
Summary Offering a new contribution to debates about the British home front in WWII, this book addresses the way the Home Guard has been remembered in popular culture through examination of key films, as well as TV's Dad's Army. The authors also explore the personal memories of individuals who served in the Home Guard.
Access Use copy Restrictions unspecified star
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2011.
System Details Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
ISBN 9781847791542 (electronic bk.)
1847791549 (electronic bk.)
9780719062018 (hbk.)
0719062012 (hbk.)
0719062020 (pbk.)
9780719062025 (pbk.)
OCLC # 823740846
Additional Format Print version: Summerfield, Penny. Contesting home defence. Manchester ; New York : Manchester University Press, 2007 (DLC) 2011279184