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A history of war resistance in America

Author: James M Volo
Publisher: Santa Barbara, Calif. : Greenwood, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This two-part book examines the roots of warfare and the development of the peace movement in America from the Colonial period through the Vietnam War.

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Volo, James M., 1947-
History of war resistance in America.
Santa Barbara, Calif. : Greenwood, ©2010
(DLC) 2010000929
(OCoLC)464583219
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: James M Volo
ISBN: 9780313376252 0313376255
OCLC Number: 659560744
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 476 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Introduction : the antiwar tradition in America --
An overview of peace principles --
To learn the ways of war --
Peace societies --
The colonial and Revolutionary period --
The new republic --
Fair winds and following seas --
War of 1812 --
The war with Mexico (1846) --
The Civil War (1861-1865) --
International diplomacy in the Civil War period --
Churchmen and pacifists during the Indian wars --
The era of small wars --
The great war : World War I --
The interwar period (1918-1941) --
World War II --
The 1950s : Korea, the Cold War, and banning the bomb --
Vietnam : the cult of victory broken --
Epilogue --
Appendix: Major peace organizations, 1960s and 1970s.
Responsibility: James M. Volo.

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"Recommended. For large libraries." - Choice "Conventional classrooms portray U.S. history as a series of triumphant wars punctuated by industrial progress, and even students of war resistance rarely Read more...

 
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