Caroline Haslett And The Rise Of The Women’s Engineering Society

1919 was a year of promise born of misery.  Between the ravages of influenza and the indiscriminate trench carnage of the First World War, millions had perished as an entire generation was gutted of its most promising individuals.  For men, the war brought little but pain and existential disillusionment, but for women, in between the grief of black-edged envelopes announcing the deaths of fathers, brothers, husbands, and sons, it brought a priceless opportunity to serve their country, not just as isolated groups of motivated individuals, but...