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Mass-Observation (Firm)

Overview
Works: 307 works in 712 publications in 1 language and 8,442 library holdings
Genres: History  Personal narratives‡vBritish  Biography  Chronologies  Diaries  Personal narratives‡vEnglish  Personal narratives  Anecdotes  Sources  Archives 
Roles: Other, Editor
Classifications: D744.7.G7, 942.0840922
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Most widely held works about Mass-Observation (Firm)
 
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Most widely held works by Mass-Observation (Firm)
Living through the Blitz by Tom Harrisson( Book )

4 editions published between 1976 and 1978 in English and held by 339 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nine wartime lives : Mass-Observation and the making of the modern self by James Hinton( Book )

10 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 327 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this work, James Hinton uses diaries kept by nine 'ordinary' people in wartime Britain to re-evaluate the social history of the Second World War, and to reflect on the 20th-century making of the modern self
The Pub and the people : a worktown study by Mass-Observation (Firm)( Book )

19 editions published between 1943 and 2011 in English and held by 230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Our longest days : a people's history of the Second World War( Book )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is a powerful, detailed, and warming story of World War II told through the previously unheard voices of those who described the home front for the "Mass Observation" project. Using diaries that have never been published before, this book tells the story of people falling in love, longing for a good meal, complaining about office colleagues, or mourning allotment potatoes destroyed by a bomb. --publisher
Mass-Observation at the movies( Book )

5 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in English and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A selection of writings on film from the Mass-Observation archive"--Page 1
Private battles : how the war almost defeated us( Book )

2 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Combines the diaries of four ordinary people - Maggie Joy Blunt, Pam Ashford, Edward Stebbing, and Ernest Van Someren - as they struggle to cope with the day-to-day reality of life during the Second World War. This is the true story of how the ordinary people of Britain won the Second World War
Britain by Mass-observation by Charles Madge( Book )

12 editions published between 1939 and 2012 in English and held by 158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A woman in wartime London : the diary of Kathleen Tipper, 1941-1945 by Kathleen Tipper( Book )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kathleen Margaret Tipper was born 24 May 1919 in London, England. Her parents were Charles Edwin Tipper and Alice Mary Rawson
Britain and her birth-rate; a report prepared by Mass-Observation for the Advertising Service Guild. The sixth of the 'Change' wartime surveys by Mass-Observation (Firm)( Book )

12 editions published in 1945 in English and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Browns and Chester : portrait of a shop, 1780-1946 by Mass-Observation (Firm)( Book )

6 editions published between 1940 and 1947 in English and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Puzzled people; a study in popular attitudes to religion, ethics, progress and politics in a London borough by Mass-Observation (Firm)( Book )

15 editions published between 1947 and 1979 in English and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The press and its readers; a report prepared for the Advertising Service Guild by Mass-Observation (Firm)( Book )

7 editions published between 1949 and 2009 in English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An enquiry into people's homes; a report prepared by Mass-Observation for the Advertising Service Guild, the fourth of the "Change" wartime surveys by Mass-Observation (Firm)( Book )

7 editions published in 1943 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Working wives; a survey of facts and opinions concerning the gainful employment of married women in Britain by Viola Klein( Book )

7 editions published between 1957 and 1960 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

War begins at home by Tom Harrisson( Book )

10 editions published between 1940 and 2009 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

People in production : an enquiry into British war production : a report by Mass-Observation (Firm)( Book )

10 editions published in 1942 in English and Undetermined and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Peace and the public. A study by Mass-Observation (Firm)( Book )

7 editions published in 1947 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

War factory : a report by Mass-Observation (Firm)( Book )

5 editions published between 1943 and 2009 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First year's work, 1937-38, by Mass-observation by Charles Madge( Book )

6 editions published between 1938 and 2009 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Nine wartime lives : Mass-Observation and the making of the modern self
Alternative Names
M-O

M-O (Mass-Observation (Firm))

Mass Observation Archive

Mass-observation Brighton, GB

Mass-Observation (Firm)

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MOA

Tom Harrisson mass-observation archive Brighton, GB

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Languages
English (233)

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The Pub and the people : a worktown studyOur longest days : a people's history of the Second World WarPrivate battles : how the war almost defeated usBritain by Mass-observationThe press and its readers; a report prepared for the Advertising Service GuildWar begins at homeWar factory : a reportFirst year's work, 1937-38, by Mass-observation