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Mass-observation and civilian morale working-class communities during the blitz, 1940-41 by Brad Beaven

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Published by Mass-Observation Archive, University of Sussex Library in Brighton .
Written in English


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StatementBrad Beaven and John Griffiths.
SeriesOccasional paper / University of Sussex. Mass-Observation Archive -- no.8, Occasional paper (University of Sussex. Mass-Observation Archive) -- no.8.
ContributionsGriffiths, John., University of Sussex. Mass-Observation Archive.
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Open LibraryOL18324387M
ISBN 100850870399

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T1 - The blitz, civilian morale and the city: mass observation and working-class culture in Britain, AU - Beaven, Brad. AU - Griffiths, J. PY - Y1 - N2 - One of the most difficult concepts in both contemporary and academic accounts of the Second World War is that of civilian morale. Half the Battle: Civilian Morale in Britain During the Second World War Robert Mackay This book shows that before World War II the official prognosis in Britain was pessimistic but that measures to bolster morale were taken nevertheless, in particular with regard to protection against air raids. book reading in wartime a new attitude to the problems of civilian morale june attitudes to italy june mass-observation and morale june . Mass-Observation is a United Kingdom social research project; originally the name of an organisation which ran from to the mids, and was revived in at the University of Sussex.. Mass-Observation originally aimed to record everyday life in Britain through a panel of around untrained volunteer observers who either maintained diaries or replied to open-ended questionnaires.

Beaven, B. "Mass-Observation Archive Occasional Paper No. 8 - Mass-Observation and Civilian Morale: Working Class Communities During The Blitz ", Mass Observation Online. [Online]. Marlborough, UK: Adam Matthew. J The Mass Observation Archive specialises in material about everyday life in Britain. It contains papers generated by the original Mass Observation social research organisation ( to early s), and newer material collected continuously since The Archive is a charitable trust in the care of the University of Sussex. It is housed at The Keep as part of the University's Special. One of the most difficult concepts in both contemporary and academic accounts of the Second World War is that of civilian morale. This paper uses evidence from the Mass-Observation Archive to argue that understanding fluctuations in morale can only be understood through an exploration of working-class culture during the s and s. The paper examines difficulties of defining `morale' and. that ‘civilian morale’ was ‘the woolliest concept of the war’, and then goes on to write a book about it. However, in essence, he follows in the footsteps of Mass Observation and Home Intelligence. Adopting their definition of morale as a fusion of specific attitudes and behaviour, he observes what they observed.