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Challenge to Mars : essays on pacifism from 1918 to 1945

Author: Peter Brock; Thomas Paul Socknat
Publisher: Toronto, Ont. : University of Toronto Press, ©1999.
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"Emerging in 1918 from the devastation of World War I, the modern pacifist movement expanded rapidly and soon became organized on a transnational basis. These essays present aspects of the movement's development to the end of the Second World War." "The fourteen essays in Part I look at the interwar years, which gave rise to an array of pacifist organizations, both religious and humanist, throughout Europe and North  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Livres numériques
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Challenge to Mars.
Toronto ; Buffalo : University of Toronto Press, ©1999
(DLC) 00550563
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Brock; Thomas Paul Socknat
ISBN: 9781442672796 144267279X 9781282028722 1282028723
OCLC Number: 244766947
Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 474 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations, portraits
Contents: Mennonites and military service in the Soviet Union to 1939 / Lawrence Klippenstein --
Russian Baptists and the military question, 1918-1929 / Paul D. Steeves --
Pacifism and conscientious objection in Finland, 1918-1945 / Thomas Hackman and Katja Huumo --
In search of a 'lost' Belarusan pacifist leader / Peter Brock --
War resisters in Weimar Germany / Guido Grünewald --
The anarchopacifism of Bart de Ligt / Herman Noordegraaf --
The conviction of things not seen: Christian pacifism in France, 1919-1945 / Peter Farrugia --
Defending the rights of man: the Ligue des droits de l'homme and the problem of peace / Norman Ingram --
A legitimate peace movement: the case of interwar Britain, 1918-1945 / Martin Ceadel --
Women pacifists in interwar Britain / Josephine Eglin --
The Peace Pledge Union: from peace to war, 1936-1945 / Andrew Rigby --
J.S. Woodsworth and war / Kenneth McNaught --
'Practical' and absolute pacifism in the early years of the U.S. Women's International League for Peace and Freedom / Anne Marie Pois --
The fight against war of the historic peace churches, 1919-1941 / Donald F. Durnbaugh --
Quakers in uniform: the Friends Ambulance Unit / Lyn Smith --
Conscientious objection in Canada / Thomas P. Socknat --
Pacifists as conscientious objectors in Australia / Peter Brock and Malcolm Saunders --
Pacifism and conscientious objection in New Zealand / J.E. Cookson --
Conscience and conscription in a free society: U.S. Civilian Public Service / Mitchell L. Robinson --
Pacifist professional women on the job in the United States Rachel Waltner Goossen --
Prison journey of an American war resister / Larry Gara --
Conscientious objection and popular culture: the care of Lew Ayres / Jennifer Frost --
Conscientious objectors in Nazi Germany / Peter Brock --
Danish war resisters under Nazi occupation / Peter Kragh Hansen --
Pacifists in Nazi-occupied Norway / Torleiv Austad --
For church and peace: Dutch Christian pacifists under Nazi occupation / Henk van den Berg and Ton Coppes --
Pacifism in Japan, 1918-1945 / Cyril H. Powles --
Gandhi's Satyagraha and its roots in India's past / Antony Kozhuvanal.
Responsibility: edited by Peter Brock and Thomas P. Socknat.
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Emerging in 1918 from the devastation of WWI, the modern pacifist movement expanded rapidly and soon became organized on a transnational basis. These essays present aspects of the movement's  Read more...


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