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The Resource Where poppies blow : the British soldier, nature, the Great War, John Lewis-Stempel

Where poppies blow : the British soldier, nature, the Great War, John Lewis-Stempel

Label
Where poppies blow : the British soldier, nature, the Great War
Title
Where poppies blow
Title remainder
the British soldier, nature, the Great War
Statement of responsibility
John Lewis-Stempel
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
'Where Poppies Blow' is the story of the British soldiers of the Great War and their relationship with the animals and plants around them. This connection was of profound importance, because it goes a long way to explaining why they fought, and how they found the will to go on. At the most basic level, animals and birds provided interest to fill the blank hours in the trenches and billets - bird-watching, for instance, was probably the single most popular hobby among officers. But perhaps more importantly, the ability of nature to endure, despite the bullets and blood, gave men a psychological, spiritual, even religious, uplift
Awards note
The Wainwright Golden Beer Book Prize
Cataloging source
StDuBDS
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Lewis-Stempel, John
Dewey number
  • 940.3'1
  • 940.3'1
  • 940.31
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • World War, 1914-1918
  • World War, 1914-1918
  • World War, 1914-1918
  • Human-animal relationships
  • Warfare and Defence
Label
Where poppies blow : the British soldier, nature, the Great War, John Lewis-Stempel
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published: 2016
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
9781780224916
Dimensions
20 cm
Extent
xxiv, 374 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781780224916
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations (black and white, and colour)
Label
Where poppies blow : the British soldier, nature, the Great War, John Lewis-Stempel
Publication
Note
Originally published: 2016
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
9781780224916
Dimensions
20 cm
Extent
xxiv, 374 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781780224916
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations (black and white, and colour)

Library Locations

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      Phillimore Walk, London, W8 7RX, GB
      51.5014572 -0.1944621
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