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Record Number: 13593


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'I got from my town head the idea that the world was made for us all and not for the few....so became a Socialist. But the war and its shocks and the good books I've read since have brought me out and shown mw that I would have done my duty and my country much better that many. "Ambassador Dodd's Diary" helped me a lot. He was sincere and true. I've seen how the few good souls in all countries who warned us re Germany and Japan were ignored and fools went on their way rejoicing in their power luxuries and parties - and ignorance...I see that privilege got these fools into power...Books have helped a lot... this newest is fine, "your M.P." by Tiberius G......And I who know nothing am not satisfied with my education...know I'd have used the chances...'

Century:

1900-1945

Date:

Between 1 Jan 1939 and 1 Jul 1944

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

n/a

Type of Experience
(Reader):
 

silent aloud unknown
solitary in company unknown
single serial unknown

Type of Experience
(Listener):
 

solitary in company unknown
single serial unknown


Reader / Listener / Reading Group:

Reader:

unknown

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

n/a

Socio-Economic Group:

Unknown/NA

Occupation:

unknown

Religion:

unknown

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

England

Listeners present if any:
e.g family, servants, friends

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Tiberius G

Title:

Your M.P

Genre:

Politics

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

13593

Source - Manuscript:

Other

Author:

File Report 2149, Date August 1944, Title CHANGES OF OUTLOOK DURING THE WAR, p. 5, in Mass Observation Online (access to this site is restricted to purchasing institutions, please see http://www.amdigital.co.uk/collections/Mass-Observation-Online for details). http://www.massobservation.amdigital.co.uk ,

Citation:

File Report 2149, Date August 1944, Title CHANGES OF OUTLOOK DURING THE WAR, p. 5, in Mass Observation Online (access to this site is restricted to purchasing institutions, please see http://www.amdigital.co.uk/collections/Mass-Observation-Online for details). http://www.massobservation.amdigital.co.uk , http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=13593, accessed: 20 January 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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