Crisis of conscience : conscientious objection in Canada during the First World War (eBook, 2009) [WorldCat.org]
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Crisis of conscience : conscientious objection in Canada during the First World War

Author: Amy J Shaw
Publisher: Vancouver : UBC Press, ©2009.
Series: Studies in Canadian military history.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The first and only book about the Canadian pacifists who refused to fight in the Great War.

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Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Amy J Shaw
OCLC Number: 929267426
Description: 1 online resource (255 p).
Contents: AcknowledgmentsIntroduction1 The Responsibilities of Citizenship: Conscientious Objection and the Government2 Days of Anxiety: Conscientious Objection within the Historic Peace Churches3 An Insidious Enemy within the Gates: Objection among the Smaller Sects4 Exemption from Religion on Religious Grounds: Conscientious Objection outside Pacifist Denominations5 Holier than Thou: Images of Conscientious ObjectorsConclusionAppendixNotesBibliographyIndex
Series Title: Studies in Canadian military history.
Responsibility: Amy J. Shaw.

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Shaw's mammoth research has produced a well-written study that looks at the conscientious objectors (COs) created by Canada's Military Service Act of 1917. Summing Up: Recommended. -- J. L. Read more...

 
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