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by Renee Huggett
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  • Author:
    Renee Huggett
  • ISBN:
    0713447737
  • ISBN13:
    978-0713447736
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  • Publisher:
    David & Charles; 1st Edition edition (March 1, 1986)
  • Pages:
    72 pages
  • Subcategory:
    Europe
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The Second World War was a time of major upheaval for children in Britain. In the 1930s the rise of Nazism was a growing threat to peace in Europe

The Second World War was a time of major upheaval for children in Britain. Over a million were evacuated from towns and cities and had to adjust to separation from family and friends. In the 1930s the rise of Nazism was a growing threat to peace in Europe. Britain began to prepare for the possibility of another war. It was feared that air raids and gas attacks would be launched against civilians, and detailed plans for Air Raid Precautions (ARP) were drawn up. During the Munich Crisis in 1938, war seemed imminent and some precautions were quickly put into action.

Children growing up in the modern world of today would rather stay inside and play on the internet, watch television, or play video games than go outside and play. Serious repetitive strain injuries suffered after spending hours glued to game consoles is up 60% since 2002 (Par. 5 Clarke). Technology and modern society have created lifestyle changes that are detrimental to the well being of children. First, this paper will discuss the effects of technology and modern society on the physical and mental health of the children. Second, the paper will discuss the dangers to children.

My grandpa's stories about growing up were priceless, and deserved pages that honored both the look and feel of. .Growing up in the 1930s, she deals with issues typical of that generation as well as everything young people from any time deal with, so modern readers can truly relate to her.

My grandpa's stories about growing up were priceless, and deserved pages that honored both the look and feel of their time. I needed a quick way to "catch up" on the Thirties (and a source for collage photos to scan). Thank goodness for Pleasant Company. Kit is made more real in the mind's eye when put in the context of this Welcome To book. The book's organization takes us from the prosperous late 20s that set it up, through the Depression and onto the New Deal at the end.

After all, the First and Second World Wars were triggered in the region. Now, with the end of Soviet rule,. former states are again falling apart and wars are starting all over again.

This series tells what life was like for children, from birth to adulthood, in a particular period of history. With more than five million men and boys away fighting in The First World War, family life was severely disrupted. Here, the author recreates what it was like to grow up during the war years, both in Britain and abroad, with extracts from letters and diaries. The author has also written "Shop", "History in Focus: Hair Styles and Head-Dresses" as well as a numer of general books on historical subjects.