Building sanctuary : the movement to support Vietnam war resisters in Canada, 1965-73 (Book, 2013) [WorldCat.org]
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Building sanctuary : the movement to support Vietnam war resisters in Canada, 1965-73

Author: Jessica Squires
Publisher: Vancouver : UBC Press, [2013]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book brings to light the activities and influence of the anti-draft groups that sprang up to build support for American Vietnam war resisters in Canada.

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jessica Squires
ISBN: 9780774825245 0774825243
OCLC Number: 891883858
Description: xxi, 348 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: War resisters in context --
"We Help Them Because Their Need Is Great": The Canadian Anti-Draft Movement --
Transnational Connections: US Groups and Other Canadian Groups --
Deserters: Treatment, Tactics, Identity --
Opening the Border: 1969 --
Limits of Left Nationalism: The Campaign to Open the Border --
Hegemonic Reflections: Inside and Outside the Movement --
"Last Chance to Get Landed": Immigration Department Strategies, Anti-Draft Movement Responses, 1971-73 --
A contested refuge from militarism.
Responsibility: Jessica Squires.

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