British Nannies & the Great War

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‘The older children will play their war games; but… above all things we must not allow them to grow up to love war for war’s sake.’ This moving social history of how the Norland Institute and its meticulously trained nannies adapted to the First World War is pieced together from Norland’s archives, including numerous letters sent to the Institute from Norland nurses employed by upper-class and royal households in war-torn London, Europe and beyond.

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British Nannies & the Great War

British Nannies & the Great War

How Norland's Regiment of Nannies Coped with Conflict & Childcare in the Great War

Hardback232pp Illustrated

9781473827530     Product Code: 506145

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‘The older children will play their war games; but… above all things we must not allow them to grow up to love war for war’s sake.’ This moving social history of how the Norland Institute and its meticulously trained nannies adapted to the First World War is pieced together from Norland’s archives, including numerous letters sent to the Institute from Norland nurses employed by upper-class and royal households in war-torn London, Europe and beyond.

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