Protests and Visions: Peace Politics in Twentieth-century Britain
This is an incisive, controversial history of the great British peace movements of our century-- those 'protests' about war that broke through 'the normal apathy of the country in the matter of foreign affairs', as a Whitehall mandarin once put it.Hinton argues forcefully that peace 'visionaries' have often had an exaggerated faith in the power of the British state to set the world to rights.
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Organizing the Virtuous Passion
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