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Civil Liberties in Britain During the 2nd World War
by Palgrave Macmillan
Written in English
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|Number of Pages||250|
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During the Second World War, the United Kingdom faced severe shortages of many essential raw materials. To keep its armaments factories running, the British government enlisted millions of people in efforts to recycle a wide range of materials for use in munitions production. New technologies emerged during the war as well. Radar helped the British locate incoming German planes, and sonar made submarine detection much more feasible. German V-1 and V-2 rockets ushered in a new age of long-range warfare. But no weapon compared in destructive capacity to the atomic bomb, developed after a massive, secret research project spearheaded by the United States government.
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Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Stammers, Neil. Civil liberties in Britain during the 2nd World War. London: Croom Helm ; New York.
Bibliography: p. Civil liberties in Britain during the 2nd World War: a political studyPages: HO / Sub-Committee on After Care: Discussions with Interested Parties and Individuals, National Council for Civil Liberties.
Foreign Office Papers: FO / National Council for Civil Liberties, FO / Publicity for Human Rights Day, FO / Publicity for Celebration of Human Rights Day, Waste into Weapons is the first in-depth history of twentieth-century recycling in Britain.
Based on meticulous research at more than twenty archives in Britain and the United States, Peter Thorsheim examines the relationship between armaments production, civil liberties, cultural preservation, and diplomacy as these elements played out during Britain's government-sponsored recycling campaign Cited by: 2.
During the Second World War, Great Britain embarked on an unprecedented program of recycling. Peter Thorsheim examines this campaign in Waste into Weapons: Recycling in Britain during the Second World a meticulously researched study, Thorsheim demonstrates that Great Britain’s ambitious recycling policies resulted not in a golden era of sustainable resource use, but in tensions Author: Charles Closmann.
Britain would do better during the Second World War, to The government was always able to honour all ration coupons, and food prices during the war rose by only 20%.
The British population emerged healthier than it had ever been before, and families had been educated in putting nutritional, frugal meals on their tables. Get this from a library. Waste into weapons: recycling in Britain during the Second World War.
[Peter Thorsheim] -- "During the Second World War, the United Kingdom faced severe shortages of many essential raw materials. To keep its armaments factories running, the British government enlisted millions of. Waste into Weapons: Recycling in Britain during the Second World War (Studies in Environment and History) - Kindle edition by Thorsheim, Peter.
Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Waste into Weapons: Recycling in Britain during the Second World War (Studies in Environment and History).Cited by: 2.
Peter Thorsheim examines Britain’s recycling programmes by explaining the benefits and costs of salvaging items during the Second World War. He argues that ‘salvage played a crucial role in the United Kingdom, a country that depended greatly on imports to supply it with the food and raw materials that it consumed’ (p.
2).Author: Ryan Shaffer. For starters, anyone who called the UK “England” and treats the two as synonyms, probably doesn’t have much deep understanding of the place, given that they don’t even know it’s name. The equivalent would be repeated referring to the United States.
Their recent book, The Struggle for Civil Liberties, can be seen as in part justifying that historical evaluation. It might also, recent reforms notwithstanding, be seen as a reminder from a longer per- Stammers, Civil Liberties in Britain during the 2nd World War: A Political Study ().
Waste Into Weapons | During the Second World War, the United Kingdom faced severe shortages of many essential raw materials.
To keep its armaments factories running, the British government enlisted millions of people in efforts to recycle a wide range of materials for use in munitions production.
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"This is an excellent book. Salvage collection and recycling during the Second World War made a major contribution to the British war effort, and at last we have a full history. Based on extensive research in many archives, Thorsheim finally gives this unique episode in the history of recycling the attention it : Peter Thorsheim.
abrogation of civil liberties. In this lecture, Professor Simpson examines through the analysis of particular cases how two nations dealt with these competing values in the internment without trial of their respective citizens during World War I.
Condemning the secrecy and lack of accountability of Cited by: 2. The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) is a nonprofit organization founded in "to defend and preserve the individual rights and liberties guaranteed to every person in this country by the Constitution and laws of the United States".
Officially nonpartisan, the organization has been supported and criticized by liberal and conservative organizations arters: Broad Street, New York City. not german alliance with Great Britain. In what way did the government try to regulate consumption during World War I.
rationed fuel. How did the government suppress civil liberties during World War I. passed the Sedition Act. Why did the government control the news and. This is a book that brings together the materiality and culture of the war like few others." Martin V.
Melosi, author of The Sanitary City "This is an excellent book. Salvage collection and recycling during the Second World War made a major contribution to the British war effort, and at last we have a full : Cambridge University Press.
Civil liberties in Britain during the 2nd World War: a political study / Neil Stammers. KF C5 S The Data Protection Act a guide to the new legislation / by J.A.L. Sterling. The civil rights movement was a fight for equal rights under the law for African Americans during the s and s.
Centuries of prejudice and discrimination fueled the crusade, but World War Author: Annette Mcdermott. World War II (often abbreviated as WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from to The vast majority of the world's countries—including all the great powers—eventually formed two opposing military alliances: the Allies and the Axis.A state of total war emerged, directly involving more than million people from more than 30 on: Europe, Pacific, Atlantic, South-East .In what ways did governments curtail (reduce) civil liberties during the War, and why was this done?
1) Zimmerman Note which tried to get Mexico to betray/turn on America 2) Lusitania (which was a British ship sunk by a German U-boat).Alongside objects and photography from IWM Collections, Terry Charman, former IWM Senior Historian explores the history of rationing during World War Two. Rationing of food began in Britain on 8th January It was to continue for over fourteen long years, only finally ending on 30th June when meat “came off the ration”.