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A. J. Muste

Overview page. Subjects: Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution — Military History.

(1885–1967), minister, labor organizer, antiwar activist.

Born in the Netherlands, Muste studied at theological seminaries in the United States and became a minister in the Dutch...

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Abbé de Saint-Pierre

Overview page. Subjects: Literature — Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution.

Charles François Irénée Castel Abbé de Saint-Pierre (1658–1743) was born on 13 February 1658 at château Saint-Pierre-Eglise situated between Cherbourg and Barfleur in Normandy, France....

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Bertha von Suttner

Overview page. Subjects: Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution — History.

In 1905, Bertha von Suttner (1843–1914) was awarded the prestigious, well-endowed Nobel Peace Prize. In making its first award to a woman recipient, the Nobel committee recognized Baroness...

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Blood-Feud

Overview page. Subjects: Military History — Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution.

The custom of the blood-feud was common to Germanic societies in the early medieval period, underpinning many aspects of the familial and social organization of Anglo-Saxon England,...

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Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament

Overview page. Subjects: History — Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution.

(CND)

A British pressure group pledged to nuclear disarmament and to the abandonment of British nuclear weapons. CND was created in 1958 with the philosopher Bertrand Russell as...

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Carl von Ossietzky

Overview page. Subjects: Literature — Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution.

Carl von Ossietzky (1889–1938) was a German journalist and pacifist, who was awarded the 1935 Nobel Peace Prize for his work. Ossietzky was born in Hamburg on 3 October 1889 ...

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draft resistance and evasion

Overview page. Subjects: Military History — Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution.

Civil disobedience directed at government authorities responsible for administering a system of compulsory military service (draft resistance) and the measures taken to avoid draft...

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Ecopsychology

Overview page. Subjects: Religion — Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution.

Ecopsychology is a diverse field committed to placing human psychology into an ecological context. Perhaps the main idea behind ecopsychology is that the human mind does not stand wholly...

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Greenham Common

Overview page. Subjects: Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution — History.

A village near Newbury, Berkshire, the site of a US cruise missile base which became a focus for anti-nuclear protests in the 1980s.

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Henri Dunant

Overview page. Subjects: Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution — Military History.

Founder of the International Red Cross movement, Jean Henri (Henry) Dunant (1918–1939) was born in Geneva, Switzerland, on 8 May 1828 to a devoutly Calvinist family that stressed the...

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