THE BRITISH HOME FRONT 32 | Food - Mary Cox

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Welcome to the BRITISH HOME FRONT IN THE FIRST WORLD WAR. This series was recorded at the UNIVERSITY OF ST ANDREWS in June 2018 to accompany a conference marking the contribution by the peoples of the British Isles to the national war effort. In this podcast, DR MARY COX, UNIVERSITY OF OXFORD, talks about the challenges of keeping Britain fed during the First World War. IMAGE | Female workers pack flour in a mill at the works of Rank and Sons, Birkenhead, Cheshire, in September 1918.By Lewis G P - http://media.iwm.org.uk/iwm/mediaLib//56/media-56644/large.jpg. Photograph Q 28268 from the collections of the Imperial War Museums. Public Domain. https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=24195015 ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS With thanks to JOHN CAWTHORN and the 1926 FOUNDATION for making this podcast series possible, and to the DEPARTMENT FOR DIGITAL, CULTURE, MEDIA AND SPORT and the SCOTTISH GOVERNMENT for supporting the Conference. PRODUCTION | ChromeRadio for the UNIVERSITY OF ST ANDREWS | Music performed by the PIPES AND DRUMS of the ROYAL SCOTS DRAGOON GUARDS | Series Editor - Professor Sir Hew Strachan | Producer - Catriona Oliphant | Post-production - Chris Sharp.

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