Parts III and IV extend the coverage begun in the previous two parts. With extensive use being made of material drawn from diaries of men and women from 1946-1950 and Directives from the years 1946 and 1947, 65 new Topic Collections have been created. These include:
- Propaganda and Morale
- Conscientious Objection and Pacifism
- Police, Law and Invasion Preparations, 1939-1941
- Personal Appearance and Clothes, 1938-54
- Children and Education, 1937-1952
- Women in Wartime, 1939-1945
In addition, and as stated on the Mass Observation Online website: “The new content provides opportunities for in-depth research of subjects from an age of post-war austerity and the rise of consumerism and the welfare state: demobilization, health and the NHS, reconstruction, industry, sport, holidays and leisure”
The Mass Observation Online website can also be found via Databases A-Z on Primo, if you are off-campus you will need to sign into Primo with you Aber username and password to access the resource.
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