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Author Clark, Andrew, 1856-1922.

Title Echoes of the Great War : the diary of the Reverend Andrew Clark 1914-1919 / edited with an introduction by James Munson ; foreword by Asa Briggs
Published Oxford [Oxfordshire] ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1985


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 W'PONDS  940.342 Cla  AVAILABLE
Description xxiii, 304 pages, 12 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Summary On August 2, 1914, Reverend Andrew Clark of rural Essex began to keep a diary of everything--news, views, gossip, letters, and circulars--pertaining to World War I. His vast compilation, here condensed and published for the first time, conveys with extraordinary immediacy what the war meant to men and women from every walk of life. This diary, written within earshot of the guns at the front, recounts the years of rationing and rampant xenophobia; of widespread resentment of the government; of grim rumors of German atrocities; of seemingly endless waiting for news from the battlefield; of hideous events that became everyday occurrences. Clark's diary is a vivid testimony to how the war profoundly altered people's lives and outlooks
Analysis Essex Great Leighs Effects of World War 1 - Correspondence, diaries, etc
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Includes index
Subject Clark, Andrew, 1856-1922.
Clark, Andrew, 1856-1922 -- Diaries.
World War, 1914-1918 -- Personal narratives, British.
World War, 1914-1918 -- England -- Essex.
World War, 1914-1918 -- Great Britain.
Essex (England) -- History.
Great Britain -- History -- George V, 1910-1936.
Author Munson, James.
LC no. 85005663
ISBN 0192129848