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"Organizing Victory:" Great Britain, the United States, and the Instruments of War, 1914-1916

  title={"Organizing Victory:" Great Britain, the United States, and the Instruments of War, 1914-1916},
  author={Ellen J. Jenkins},
This dissertation examines British munitions procurement chronologically from 1914 through early 1916, the period in which Britain's war effort grew to encompass the nation's entire industrial capacity, as well as much of the industrial capacity of the neutral United States. The focus shifts from the political struggle in the British Cabinet between Kitchener and Lloyd George, to Britain's Commercial Agency Agreement with the American banking firm of J. P. Morgan and Company, and to British and… 



Corporatism in Comparative Perspective: The Impact of the First World War on American and British Labor Relations

  • L. Gerber
  • History, Economics
    Business History Review
  • 1988
Historians and social scientists have often described modern America as a uniquely pluralist society in which a collective bargaining model of industrial relations won an early triumph over other

Britain and the First World War

Introduction John Turner 1. Allies, Rivals and Enemies: British Strategy and War Aims During the First World War David French 2. The War and the British Empire A. J. Stockwell 3. The Royal Navy and

Political Change in Britain, August 1914 to December 1916: Lloyd George Replaces Asquith: the Issues Underlying the Drama

  • M. G. Fry
  • Political Science
    The Historical Journal
  • 1988
On 7 December 1916 David Lloyd George became prime minister, leading the second coalition government of the war. No archival sources of significance remain to be consulted to help explain how and why

1917-1919: The Implications for Britain

In I917 the Allied Powers came within an ace of military defeat; by April the German submarine campaign was eating deep into Britain's merchant shipping resources; in April, too, was launched the

V. The British Radicals and the Balance of Power, 1902–1914

On 3 August 1914 a short-lived Radical body of intellectuals, the‘Neutrality Committee’, issued a statement to the press calling upon Britain not to depart from a policy of strict neutrality. A

Britain in a Continental War: The Civil-Military Debate Over the Strategical Direction of the Great War of 1914-1918

The friction between civil and military authorities was never greater than during the Great War of 1914-1918. The unprecedented casualties suffered by the British Army and involvement of every

Jack, Tommy, and Henry Dubb: The Armed Forces and the Working Class

The five years 1917–21 are commonly regarded as a period of unusual turmoil in Britain when fears of revolution reached an intensity unknown in more than three generations. In explaining this unrest,

The National Press during the First World War: Ownership and Circulation

It is now a truism that the British press reached an unprecedented level of importance during the First World War, never to attain such heights again. Among political leaders of the time David Lloyd

‘Joy Rides’?: British Intelligence and Propaganda in Russia, 1914–1917

The work of one member of the British intelligence mission in Russia was once described as ‘consist[ing] chiefly in passing little notes to other noodles of his calling all over the world to warn

Russians in Germany: 1900-1914

In the summer of 1914 Europeans went to war not only at the urging of those crowned rulers, diplomats, army officers and industrialists who had set the stage for the conflagration that followed, but