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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

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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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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See Pacifism; Peace Movements.

Religion and the Great Depression

Alison Greene.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of American History

P ublished online April 2019 .

Article. Subjects: US History since 1945; History of Religion. 11401 words.

The Great Depression of 1929–1941 brought not only economic and social crisis, but also forced families, churches, and religious organizations to reckon with individual and social suffering...

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