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Pacifism

Richard Crockatt.

in Einstein and Twentieth-Century Politics

October 2016; p ublished online October 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Intellectual History; Political History. 10996 words.

This chapter discusses the relationship between the various strands of Einstein’s political beliefs and the question of whether there was one underlying value or principle. Einstein’s...

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‘If this is to be a jingo, then I am a jingo’ – Labour Patriotism before 1914

David Swift.

in For Class and Country

November 2017; p ublished online January 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Political History. 4857 words.

This chapter introduces some of the principle concepts and personalities that would dominate the Left during the years of the First World War, surveys the debate surrounding the Boer War,...

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World War I and its Aftermath

Neville Kirk.

in Transnational Radicalism and the Connected Lives of Tom Mann and Robert Samuel Ross

October 2017; p ublished online January 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Political History. 8820 words.

The final chapter considers the ways in which Mann’s and Ross’s commitments to labour-movement unity and wider working-class solidarity fared in the face of the highly divisive issues of...

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War on Peace

Petra Goedde.

in The Politics of Peace

April 2019; p ublished online February 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945); Political History. 12348 words.

The emergence of decolonization and national liberation movements in the Global South in the 1950s and 1960s exposed the limits of pacifism and nonviolent movement strategies. In a strange...

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When All Is Said and Done …

Norman Ingram.

in The War Guilt Problem and the Ligue des droits de l'homme, 1914-1944

February 2019; p ublished online March 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945); Political History. 1733 words.

This book has been about the decline and fall of a great French republican institution, the Ligue des droits de l’homme (LDH). The LDH was torn apart by the war guilt question over the...

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Introduction

Norman Ingram.

in The War Guilt Problem and the Ligue des droits de l'homme, 1914-1944

February 2019; p ublished online March 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945); Political History. 8870 words.

This chapter sets up three main arguments that are developed in the book: first, that the debate on war origins and war guilt in the First World War nearly destroyed the Ligue des droits de...

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The War Guilt Problem and the Ligue des droits de l'homme, 1914-1944

Norman Ingram.

February 2019; p ublished online March 2019 .

Book. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945); Political History. 320 pages.

This book contributes in important ways to three distinct historical arguments. First and foremost, it is a significant addition to a still small, but growing, literature on the Ligue des...

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Einstein and Twentieth-Century Politics

Richard Crockatt.

October 2016; p ublished online October 2016 .

Book. Subjects: Intellectual History; Political History. 256 pages.

Einstein, the world-renowned scientist, was also publicly committed to radical political views. Despite the vast literature on Einstein, this book is the first comprehensive study of his...

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