War Classics: The Remarkable Memoir of Scottish Scholar Christina Keith on the Western Front (BOK)
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Christina Keith came from the small town of Thurso on the far north coast of Scotland. Highly intelligent and ambitious, she became a lecturer in Classics at a time when that was still a brave and unusual choice for a woman. Towards the end of the First World War she left behind the sheltered world of academia to live and work among soldiers of all social backgrounds as a lecturer with the Army's education scheme in France. She writes with warmth and humour of her experiences. When she and a companion travel across the devastated battlefi elds, just a short time after the guns have fallen silent, her descriptions are both evocative and moving. This unique memoir is an unforgettable read.
The History Press
|Antall sider||192||Dimensjoner||15,6cm x 23,4cm x 1,5cm|
|Vekt||294 gram||Leverandør||Bertram Trading Ltd|
|Emner og form||European history, Memoirs, 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000, First World War|