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Antimilitarism

See also Peace, Peacemaking.
All Quiet on the Western Front
unromanticized novel of WWI and its unsung heroes. [Ger. Lit.: All Quiet on the Western Front]
Arjuna
called upon by duty to be a warrior, he refuses to join the fratricidal battle. [Hindu Lit.: The Bhagavad-Gita in Benét, 103]
Arms and the Man
satirizes romantic view of war. [Br. Lit.: Arms and the Man]
Farewell to Arms, A
novel of lovers who flee from war’s horrors. [Am. Lit.: A Farewell to Arms]
Quakers
known for service to peace. [Am. Hist.: EB, 7: 743–745]
Sherston, George
refuses to continue taking part in a war being wrongfully prolonged. [Br. Lit.: Memoirs of an Infantry Officer in Magill I, 579]
Undershaft, Barbara
fights her father’s involvement in munitions manufacture. [Br. Drama: Shaw Mayor Barbara in Magill III, 617]
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The author notes that anti-militarism during this era was defined by the general public's preference for citizen-soldiers, civilian control of the military, volunteers rather than conscription, and individualism over regimentation.
He belonged to a great radical liberal tradition of anti-militarism, and I think the country jettisoned him for the wrong reasons.
Anti-militarism is very much an American tradition, but it has never been a majority position.
Richardson's growling, mellifluous, blues-drenched tenor bends and shakes around his pointed lyrics, from the internal strife of the title track to the anti-militarism sentiment of The War Song" and "Freedom Ain't Free.
Menzies ditched the anti-militarism of the biblical exhortation and in his hands it became a call to individualism, an appeal to what Judith Brett has dubbed the 'moral middle class'.
In the first three decades of the twentieth century the agenda of America's elite divinity schools and Protestant denominations was set by liberals who advocated biblical criticism, reconciliation with science, ecumenical cooperation, a gospel-centered theology of personal and social salvation from sin, and the social gospel of anti-militarism and economic cooperation.
So powerful was the special anti-militarist mystique of anti-conscription victories that it convinced the Old Left that anti-militarism had always been a central 'component of Australian radical nationalism'.
Many progressive religionists think they can build a movement of people of faith that ignores those issues and concentrates on the 1960s agenda of anti-militarism and the eradication of poverty.
Between pancake breakfasts, labour sing-a-longs, and pub hopping along Dunsmuir Street in Cumberland, Ginger Goodwin stands out as a potent symbol of working-class consciousness, anti-militarism, and militancy.
The general tendency of many post-Yugoslav feminists towards anti-militarism was challenged when the issue of international military intervention was discussed, both in Bosnia-Herzegovina in 1995 and in Kosava in 1998-99.
He approves of Einstein's pacifism and anti-militarism during the first third of the 20th century.

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