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The Soldiers’ Press

Trench Journals in the First World War


Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. Graham Seal
    Pages 1-12
  3. Graham Seal
    Pages 13-46
  4. Graham Seal
    Pages 47-80
  5. Graham Seal
    Pages 81-107
  6. Graham Seal
    Pages 108-145
  7. Graham Seal
    Pages 146-177
  8. Graham Seal
    Pages 178-215
  9. Graham Seal
    Pages 216-223
  10. Back Matter
    Pages 224-256

About this book


Through the first comprehensive investigation and analysis of the English language trench periodicals of the First World War, The Soldiers' Press presents a cultural interpretation of the means and methods through which consent was negotiated between the trenches and the home front.


Journalism War English English language First World War Home Front interpret language press

Authors and affiliations

  1. 1.Australia-Asia-Pacific InstituteCurtin UniversityAustralia

About the authors

Graham Seal is Director at the Australia-Asia-Pacific Institute at Curtin University, Australia. He has published a number of articles and books on the culture of war, including Inventing the Anzac: The Digger and National Mythology (2004) and Echoes of Anzac (2005). In 2007 he was made a member of the Order of Australia for his research and academic work. His These Few Lines: The Lost Lives of Myra and William Sykes was the joint winner of the National Biography Award in 2008.

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