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The opposition to the Great War in Wales, 1914-1918 / by Aled Eirug.

Author: Aled Eirug
Publisher: Cardiff : University of Wales Press, 2018.
Series: Studies in Welsh history, 38.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
This study is the first thorough analysis of the extent of the opposition to the Great War in Wales, and is the most extensive study of the anti-war movement in any part of Britain. It is, therefore, a significant contribution to our understanding of people's responses to the conflict, and the difficulty of mobilising the population for total war. The anti-war movement in Wales and beyond developed quickly from the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: ebook version :
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Aled Eirug
ISBN: 178683314X 9781786833143
OCLC Number: 1041760173
Description: xxx, 249 pages ; 22 cm.
Contents: Series editors' foreword Acknowledgements List of tables list of abbreviations Introduction 1. Religious Opposition to the War in Wales 2. Political Opposition to the War in Wales - the Independent Labour Party, the Russian Revolution and the 'Advanced Men' 3. The Organisation of Opposition - the National Council for Civil Liberties and the No-Conscription Fellowship 4. Conscientious Objectors in Wales Conclusion Bibliography Index
Series Title: Studies in Welsh history, 38.


This is the first book to describe and analyse the anti-war movement in Wales, and provides an insight into the two main strands of opposition to the war on religious and political grounds. This work  Read more...


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"This ground-breaking study is the first comprehensive account of the political, religious and moral opposition to the war in Wales. Drawing on a wide range of compelling evidence, the book concludes Read more...

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