Surplus Women | University of Oxford Podcasts

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The First World War and its impact on emigration, work and marriage.

Dr Rosemary Wall, University of Hull, explores how the deaths of 700 000 British men affected the lives of the country’s women following the First World War. With over 1/2 million more unmarried women in 25-34 age group, many women applied to the Overseas Nursing Association to increase their chances of marriage.

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