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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]
Allusions—Cultural, Literary, Biblical, and Historical: A Thematic Dictionary. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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(20.) Quoted in Ilene Rose Feinman, Citizenship Rites: Feminist Soldiers and Feminist Antimilitarists (New York: New York University Press, 2000), 34-35.
Despite their antimilitarist beginnings, socialist parties in most of Europe supported both World Wars and then embraced much the same blend of social welfare, economic corporatism, and militarized internationalism that has defined the Democratic Party at least since FDR.
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.
Bernie makes the ethno-ideological analogy implicit in referring to Jack's techno-headset as "a cross between an anteater and a German army helmet," and Roz reinforces the antimilitarist sentiment in raising objections to Greg's having gone duck hunting with Jack: "Our people don't shoot ducks!"
His articles deploring occupational safety and workplace health hazards appeared in leftwing publications such as the antimilitarist weekly La Guerre sociale (whose director was none other than Jean Vigo's father) and the Parti Communiste Francais daily, L'Humanite.
Bermejo Marcos was perceptive in drawing attention to the "antimilitarist and pacifist denunciation that exposes the senselessness of all wars" in the Carlist novels (158).
The New School, founded by some antimilitarist defectors from the then-conformist Columbia University at the end of the First World War, became the host campus for dozens of anti-Nazi refugee scholars in the succeeding decades.
She describes the origins of ecofeminism in the Antimilitarist Nonviolent Direct Action Movement and gives a very detailed picture of the women and issues at stake in the development of WomenEarth and the WomenEarth Feminist Peace Institute.
Most bourgeois women tended to associate gender with a national vision that in certain cases was "panitaliana."--This seems Ginanni's case--Unlike bourgeois women, most working class women tended to embrace ideals rooted in an antimilitarist radicalism and a classist massimalism (80).
their antimilitarist ideology, consistently voted against any
Also, the interesting graphics from the syndicalist publication La Voix du Peuple leave the reader looking for more visual material from the plethora of antimilitarist publications and public documents that the author effectively analyzes throughout the book.
The antimilitarist movement was able to obtain his pardon in 1911.