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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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s antimilitarist tradition, its history of confrontation with young nationalists during the Libyan war, its ties to the left-wing of the international movement, created a barrier against the penetration of blatantly patriotic sentiments.
In her study of women antimilitarists at the turn of the twentieth century, Mirella Scriboni brings to light the heretofore-undocumented history of women's involvement in the antimilitarist movement of that time.
But, Leithart argues, it was not primarily the soldiers' killing that offended Tertullian and the other antimilitarist Christians; it was the idolatry--the pagan worship--that was an unavoidable part of military life.
9) In addition to social networks, mobilization into this type of contention takes place through the organization's construction of a specific collective action frame (10)--that is not only antinationalist, antimilitarist, and feminist but that also provides a course of action that is set forward through emotions in the movement.
Although these constraints were imposed in large part to appease an antimilitarist public and pacifist opposition parties, it would be surprising if these constraints did not also send reassuring and even costly signals to Japan's neighbors.
The trouble is, instead of the country getting George McGovern--a temperamental conservative, an antimilitarist, and a committed decentralist--we're getting Barack Obama, who dreams of another New Deal and picked Hillary Clinton as his chief diplomat.
The Development Committee is committed to making WILPF a viable 21st century organization through fundraising and strategies that can gain recognition for our grassroots work as a feminist, antimilitarist peace organization.
There is a clear affinity between Vache and songs such as the Sex Pistols' Anarchy in the UK or the Clash's antimilitarist tune The Call Up.
In the end it was the chancellor of the SPD, a former student of Luxemburg's named Friedrich Ebert, who found her antipatriotic, antimilitarist writings and oratory too much to tolerate.
27) Politicians had no option but to toe the industrialists' antimilitarist line or face expulsion as class traitors.
Despite this antimilitarist theme, Saunders's transformation comes through a clash between his initial point of view identifying Negro interests totally with war victory (similar to the CP's, though Killens does not say so) and the "double V" conception espoused by local NAACP activists.
Evans demonstrates the falsity of that charge and depicts Rauschenbusch rather as antimilitarist, a position that is again seen as fairly moderate.