Whistling in the Dark

Whistling in the Dark Few historical images are powerful than those of wartime London Having survived a constant barrage of German bombs the city is remembered as an island of courage and defiance These wartime images are

  • Title: Whistling in the Dark
  • Author: Jean R. Freedman
  • ISBN: 9780813120768
  • Page: 249
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Few historical images are powerful than those of wartime London Having survived a constant barrage of German bombs, the city is remembered as an island of courage and defiance These wartime images are still in use today to support a wide variety of political viewpoints But how well do such descriptions match the memories of those who survived the blitz Jean FreedmFew historical images are powerful than those of wartime London Having survived a constant barrage of German bombs, the city is remembered as an island of courage and defiance These wartime images are still in use today to support a wide variety of political viewpoints But how well do such descriptions match the memories of those who survived the blitz Jean Freedman interviewed than fifty people who remember London during the war, focusing on under represented groups, including women, Jews, and working class citizens In addition she examined original propaganda, secret government documents, wartime diaries, and postwar memoirs By exploring the differences between wartime documentation and postwar memory, oral and written artifacts, and the voices of the powerful and the obscure, Freedman illuminates the complex interactions between myth and history She concludes that there are as many interpretations of what really happened during Britain s finest hour as there are people who remember it.

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    • not in the current fashion of readable chatty non-fiction for the casual interest; this is old-school textbook-style nonfic (which is totally fine and valid, just not what i wanted right then.)ended up flipping through and reading a dozen dozen brief personal narratives.


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