A World Without War: How U.S. Feminists and Pacifists Resisted World War I

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Syracuse University Press, Dec 1, 1997 - History - 288 pages
Traces the connection between feminist antiwar activism and the emergence of the modern civil liberties movement in WWI America. Documents the formation and history of the New York Bureau of Legal Advice, a mixed-gender organization associated with the feminist- oriented, left-wing pacifist movement of the war years through the lives and deeds of its founders, Frances Witherspoon and Tracy Mygatt. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
 

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Contents

Prologue
1
Free Speech and Personal Behavior
27
Conscriptions Home Front Victims
60
Feminist Pacifists and Conscientious Objectors
90
The Push for Amnesty I
122
The Ellis Island Deportes
155
Creating a Peace Culture
189
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Frances Early is professor of history at Mount Saint Vincent University in Halifax, Nova Scotia. She is also co-editor of Athena’s Daughters Television’s New Women Warriors with Kathleen Kennedy

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