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By Catriona Pennell

during this, the 1st absolutely documented research of British and Irish renowned reactions to the outbreak of the 1st international warfare, Catriona Pennell explores united kingdom public opinion of the time, effectively hard post-war buildings of 'war enthusiasm' within the British case, and disengagement within the Irish.

Drawing from an unlimited array of latest diaries, letters, journals, and newspaper debts from around the united kingdom, A country United explores what humans felt, and the way they acted, in accordance with an unanticipated and unheard of main issue. it's a heritage of either usual humans and elite figures in striking occasions. Pennell demonstrates that describing the reactions of over forty million British and Irish humans to the outbreak of warfare as both enthusiastic within the British case, or
disengaged within the Irish, is over-simplified and insufficient. Emotional reactions to the battle have been ambiguous and complicated, and altered over the years. by means of the tip of 1914 the populations of britain, Scotland, Wales, and eire had principally embraced the battle, however the battle had additionally embraced them and confirmed no symptoms of
relinquishing its grip. The 5 months from August to December 1914 set the form of a lot that used to be to stick with. A state United describes and explains the twenty-week formative method in an effort to deepen our knowing of British and Irish access into war.

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