Shetland and the Great War

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The Great War was a global disaster whose social and political repercussions are still being felt today. Its impact on the people of Shetland is, however, much less well known than that of World War II and this book remedies that disparity. It shows that the experience of Shetlanders was varied, having much in common with that of the people in the UK and elsewhere, but also features which were specific and unusual. Based on extensive research of original documents and a wide range of secondary historical analysis, this book provides an impressive synthesis of wide-ranging information and new insights into Shetland a hundred years ago.