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World War I

World War I

Dowswell, Paul, author

Each of the poems in this book covers a different topic of World War I social history, such as daily wartime living, life in the trenches and attitudes towards patriotism and religion. The background to each poem and poet is given, together with an explanation of what each poem is about

Paperback, Book. English.
Published London: Wayland, 2014
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    12737339X Junior Non Fiction 821.912DOWS Junior Non Fiction Due back 1st September


Statement of responsibility: Paul Dowswell
ISBN: 0750283289, 9780750283281
Intended audience: Key Stage 2. Juvenile.
Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note: Originally published: 2001.
Physical Description: 32 pages : illustrations (black and white, and colour) ; 27 cm.
Series: History through poetry
Subject: World War, 1914-1918 Poetry Juvenile literature.; Non-Fiction 9+.; History.; World War, 1914-1918 Juvenile literature.
Series Title: History through poetry.

Author note

Paul Dowswell trained as a historian and teacher. He is now a freelance writer and editor.


Paul Dowswell has...done an excelllent job in bringing out for more careful scrutiny some gems of poetry. In doing so he's highlighted some of the appalling events of the conflict.
Armadillo, vo. 4, issue 1||Contemporary photographs, a detailed glossary, index and suggestions for further reading make this an important resource for both history and literature studies.
Junior Education