Peace and War: Britain in 1914

Unabridged Audiobook

Written By: Nigel Jones

Narrated By: Mike Grady

Publisher: Whole Story Audiobooks

Date: April 2014

Duration: 7 hours 45 minutes

Summary:

1914 dawned with Britain at peace, albeit troubled by faultlines within and threats without...
Nigel Jones depicts every facet of a year that changed Britain for ever. From gun-running in Ulster, to an attack by suffragettes on a Velasquez painting in the National Gallery; from the opening of London's first nightclub, to the embarking for Belgium of the British Expeditionary Force, he traces the events of a momentous year from its benign domestic beginnings to its descent into the nightmare of European war.

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