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Author Fisher, Susan, 1948- author

Title Boys and girls in no man's land : English-Canadian children and the First World War / Susan R. Fisher
Published Toronto [Ont.] : University of Toronto Press, [2011]
©2011
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Description 1 online resource (x, 311 pages) : illustrations, portraits
Contents Patriotic training. Doing their bit ; Studying war ; Children of the empire -- Stories of war. Brave little soldiers : stories for younger readers ; Dogs of war and other animals ; The adventure of war ; But what can a girl do? ; A war for modern readers ; Conclusion -- Appendix. Recent Canadian children's books about the First World War
Summary Drawing on educational materials, textbooks, adventure tales, plays, and Sunday-school papers, Boys and Girls in No Man's Land explores the role of children in the nation's war effort
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 277-297) and index
Subject Children and war -- Canada.
Children -- Books and reading -- Canada -- History -- 20th century.
Children -- Canada -- History -- 20th century.
Children -- Canada -- Social conditions -- 20th century.
War in literature.
World War, 1914-1918 -- Children -- Canada.
World War, 1914-1918 -- Literature and the war.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1442661704 (electronic bk.)
1442693487 (electronic bk.)
9781442661707 (electronic bk.)
9781442693487 (electronic bk.)
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