Britain and the Second World War

Suggested Reading

Addison, Paul. The Road to 1945: British Politics and the Second World War (London: Pimlico, 1994)

Briggs, Asa. Go To It! Working for Victory on the Home Front 1939-1945 (London: Mitchell Beazley, 2000)

Calder, Angus and Sheridan, Dorothy (eds.) Speak for Yourself: A Mass-Observation Anthology, 1937-49 (London: Jonathan Cape, 1984)

Calder, Angus. The People’s War: Britain 1939-1945 (London: Pimlico, 1992)

Clarke, Peter. Hope and Glory: Britain 1900-1990 (London: Allen Lane, 1996)

Connelly, Mark. We Can Take It!: Britain and the Memory of the Second World War (Harlow: Longman, 2004)

Donnelly, Mark. Britain in the Second World War (England: Routledge, 1999)

Fielding, Steven, Peter Thompson and Nick Tiratsoo, ‘England Arise!’: The Labour Party and Popular Politics in 1940s Britain (Manchester: Manchester University Press, 1995)

Gardiner, Juliet. Wartime Britain 1939-1945 (London: Headline Book Publishing, 2004)

Hayes, Nick and Jeff Hill (eds), Millions Like Us: British Culture in the Second World War (Liverpool: Liverpool University Press, 1999)

Hinton, James. Nine Wartime Lives (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2010)

Kirkham, Pat and David Thomas (eds), War Culture: Social Change and Changing Experiences in World War Two (London: Lawrence & Wishart, 1995)

Lewis, Peter. A People’s War (London: Methuen, 1986)

MacKay, Robert. The Test of War: Inside Britain 1939-45 (London: UCL Press 1999)

MacKay, Robert. Half the Battle: Civilian Morale in Britain during the Second World War (Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2002)

Pope, Rex. War and Society in Britain 1899-1948 (England: Pearson Education Limited, 1991)

Rose, Sonya O. Which People’s War? National Identity and Citizenship in Wartime Britain, 1939-1945 (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2003)

Smith, Harold L. (ed.), War and Social Change in British Society in the Second World War (Manchester: Manchester University Press, 1986)

Smith, Harold L. (ed.), Britain in the Second World War: A Social History (Manchester: Manchester University Press, 1996)

Smith, Malcolm. Britain and 1940: History, Myth and Popular Memory (London: Routledge, 2000)

Tiratsoo, Nick (ed.), From Blitz to Blair: A New History of Britain since 1939 (London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1997)

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