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Pacifism.

E. Charles Chatfield.

in The Oxford Companion to United States History

January 2001; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: United States History. 572 words.

Pacifism is the principled rejection of war. European peace advocates coined the word in 1901 to describe the goal of

Pacifism

Jane Yule.

in The Oxford Companion to Australian History

January 2001; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Australasian and Pacific History. 287 words.

is the doctrine that war and violence are unjustifiable and morally unacceptable. Christian pacifists further believe that the taking of

pacifism

Thomas P. Socknat.

in The Oxford Companion to Canadian History

January 2004; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Regional and National History. 723 words.

A belief, based upon either religious or humanitarian ideals, that war and social violence are immoral, inhuman, irrational, and therefore

Repressed Memory Syndrome: Interwar French Pacifism and the Attempt to Recover France's Pacifist Past

Norman Ingram.

in French History

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: European History. 0 words.

One of the cardinal features of what I have called pacifisme nouveau style, which emerged in France at the end of the 1920s, was the attempt by pacifist intellectuals to redefine the French...

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French public attitudes towards the prospect of war in 1938–1939: ‘pacifism’ or ‘war anxiety’?

Daniel Hucker.

in French History

December 2007; p ublished online December 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: European History. 9760 words.

This article challenges the received wisdom that French public opinion was infused with pacifist sentiment during the 1930s and that this sentiment in turn contributed to the French defeat...

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Pacifism Since 1914: An Annotated Reading List

Martin Ceadel.

in The English Historical Review

February 2002; p ublished online February 2002 .

Journal Article. Subjects: British History; World History; European History; International History. 0 words.

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American Pacifism, the “Greatest Generation,” and World War II

Scott H. Bennett.

in The United States and the Second World War

September 2010; p ublished online March 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of the Americas. 12454 words.

This chapter examines both secular and religious pacifists, the movement's reaction to prewar preparedness, the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, the vital role that peace ...

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Shorter notice. Challenge to Mars. Essays on Pacifism from 1918 to 1945. P Brock, T Socknat [edd]

K Robbins.

in The English Historical Review

June 2000; p ublished online June 2000 .

Journal Article. Subjects: British History; World History; European History; International History. 0 words.

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Radical Pacifism in Modern America: Egalitarianism and Protest. By Marian Mollin. (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2006. x, 255 pp. $49.95, ISBN 978-0-8122-3952-2.)

Amy Swerdlow.

in Journal of American History

September 2007; p ublished online September 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: United States History. 592 words.

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Two Kingdoms, Two Loyalties: Mennonite Pacifism in Modern America. By Perry Bush. (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1998. xiv, 362 pp. $39.95, ISBN 0-8018-5827-5.)

Steven M. Nok.

in Journal of American History

June 2000; p ublished online June 2000 .

Journal Article. Subjects: United States History. 0 words.

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No Peace without Freedom: Race and the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom, 1915–1975, Radical Pacifism: The War Resisters League and Gandhian Nonviolence in America, 1915–1963

Jo Ann O. Robinson.

in Journal of American History

September 2005; p ublished online September 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: United States History. 932 words.

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Walking in the Way of Peace: Quaker Pacifism in the Seventeenth Century. By Meredith Baldwin Weddle. (New York: Oxford University Press, 2001. xvi, 348 pp. $49.95, ISBN 0-19-513138-X.)

Daniel B. Thorp.

in Journal of American History

September 2002; p ublished online September 2002 .

Journal Article. Subjects: United States History. 539 words.

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Direct Action: Radical Pacifism from the Union Eight to the Chicago Seven. By James Tracy. (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1996. xvi, 196pp. Cloth, $34.95, ISBN0-226-81127-1. Paper, $10.95, ISBN 0-226-81130-1.)

Robert Cohen.

in Journal of American History

December 1997; p ublished online December 1997 .

Journal Article. Subjects: United States History. 0 words.

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Soldiers of Peace: Civil War Pacifism and the Postwar Radical Peace Movement. By Thomas F. Curran. (New York: Fordham University Press, 2003. xviii, 228 pp. $45.00, ISBN 0-8232-2210-1.)

Valarie H. Ziegler.

in Journal of American History

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: United States History. 604 words.

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Women's International League for Peace and Freedom

Paul S. Boyer.

in The Oxford Companion to United States History

January 2001; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: United States History. 12 words.

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Women, Anti-Fascism and Peace in Interwar France: Gabrielle Duchêne's Itinerary

Emmanuelle Carle.

in French History

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: European History. 0 words.

Gabrielle Duchêne is an intriguing and controversial personality of the interwar years in France. The multifariousness of her militancy, as feminist, syndicalist, pacifist, anti-Fascist...

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Tippett, Sir Michael

John Cannon and Robert Crowcroft.

in A Dictionary of British History

P ublished online July 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: British History. 103 words.

(1905–1998). Composer.

Of Cornish stock, hence his Celtic temperament, Tippett studied at the Royal School of Music. Disillusioned by the realities of the First World War, he...

“What Will Become of Pennsylvania?”: War, Community, and the Language of Suffering for Peace

Patrick M. Erben.

in A Harmony of the Spirits

June 2012; p ublished online July 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of the Americas. 24746 words.

Beginning with the War of Jenkins's Ear and King George's War in the 1740s, Pennsylvania's peaceful status was threatened by rising imperial tensions. This chapter argues that debates over...

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Introduction

Robin McNeal.

in Conquer and Govern

May 2012; p ublished online November 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Asian History. 3595 words.

This introductory chapter presents a passage in the Chinese classical period asserting that an enlightened ruler gains substantive achievements only through winning a war and invading new...

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Prologue

A. Glenn Crothers.

in Quakers Living in the Lion's Mouth

April 2012; p ublished online September 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of the Americas. 2293 words.

The prologue introduces Samuel M. Janney, Quaker minister, educator, historian, and antislavery activist. His 1849 arrest by a Loudoun County, Virginia, grand jury for inciting slave revolt...

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