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Pacifism

Ben Lowe.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Medieval Warfare and Military Technology

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Pre-20th Century Warfare. 646 words.

While pacifism in its modern form did not exist as a concept in the Middle Ages, peace ideas flourished and

Pacifism

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of American Military and Diplomatic History

January 2013; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History. 2372 words.

Pacifism, defined as opposition to war and violence of any kind, has had a strong presence in U.S. history both

Pacifism

Sandi Cooper.

in Military History

P ublished online February 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Military History; Pre-20th Century Warfare; First World War; Second World War; Post-WW2 Military History. 8446 words.

Along with other “isms” such as feminism, pacifism was coined in the late 19th to early 20th centuries to describe a set of beliefs and movements that had existed long before they were...

Pacifism

James C. Juhnke.

in The Oxford Companion to American Military History

January 2000; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History. 1676 words.

is the principled rejection of war. It has found expression in American history through individuals who acted upon basis of

pacifism

Paul Cornish and Hugh Bicheno.

in The Oxford Companion to Military History

January 2001; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History. 1194 words.

covers a broad range of ideas and practices, but the common denominator is opposition to force and militarism at the

pacifism

in The Oxford Essential Dictionary of the U.S. Military

January 2001; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History. 23 words.

n.the belief that war and violence are unjustifiable and that all disputes should be settled by peaceful means.

nuclear pacifism

in The Oxford Essential Dictionary of the U.S. Military

January 2001; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History. 26 words.

the belief that a war involving nuclear weapons is not a winnable or “just” war, and is unjustifiable because of

pacifist

in The Oxford Essential Dictionary of the U.S. Military

January 2001; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History. 10 words.

n.a proponent of pacifism

adj.of or relating to pacifism.

The anarchist anti-conscription movement in the USA

Kathy E. Ferguson.

in Anarchism, 1914-18

June 2017; p ublished online January 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Military History. 8260 words.

This paper explores the activities of The No-Conscription League in the U.S. in order to analyse the conceptual logic and the political strategy of the movement. The grounds of the...

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Mutualism in the trenches: anarchism, militarism and the lessons of the First World War

Matthew S. Adams.

in Anarchism, 1914-18

June 2017; p ublished online January 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Military History. 7706 words.

This chapter examines the importance of the memory of the First World War to Herbert Read’s political thought, contextualising this process of memory formation through his interactions with...

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War imagined

Robert Mackay.

in Half the Battle

January 2003; p ublished online July 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Military History. 11492 words.

For a decade or more a traumatized mankind was in denial about its historic complacency towards the use of war as an instrument of policy. Pacifism became a mass movement of international...

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Anarchism, 1914-18

Edited by Ruth Kinna and Matthew Adams.

June 2017; p ublished online January 2018 .

Book. Subjects: Military History. 288 pages.

This volume provides examines anarchist responses to the First World War. The collection is divided into three sections. The first examines the interventionist debate, focusing on the...

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Background: The First World War in Western Consciousness

Azar Gat.

in Fascist and Liberal Visions of War

September 1998; p ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Military History. 7358 words.

The First World War was a landmark in Western consciousness, yet its significance in the several nations involved differed greatly. In the mid-1920s a formal and vague consensus in favour...

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Harlan, Josiah

Samuel Willard Crompton.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Warfare and Defence; World History; Travel and Holiday. 1132 words.

Harlan, Josiah (12 June 1799– October 1871), soldier of fortune and adventurer, was born in Newlin Township, Pennsylvania, the son of Joshua Harlan, a merchant broker of Philadelphia, and...