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Peace is the Way By Edited by Cyril Wright

Peace is the Way
by Edited by Cyril Wright

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A collection of essays which explore the nature of pacifism, covering a wide range of topical issues from a pacifist perspective, and including profiles of influential peacemakers such as Gandhi, Martin Luther King and Vera Brittain.
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Peace is the Way: A Guide to Pacifist Views and Actions by Edited by Cyril Wright

This book contains a wide range of essays which explore pacifism through its relations to modern ideologies and contemporary issues. The seven sections include chapters examining how pacifism relates to a wide variety of topical issues, from racism and feminism, to the environment and defense. Profiles of individual peacemakers such as Gandhi, Martin Luther King and Vera Britain are included as well as a section on different pacifist organizations. While some of the essays are existing pieces, others have been especially commissioned, and contributors include Sir Michael Tippet, Joan Baez and Harry Mister.

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About Edited by Cyril Wright


Tony Aygarde is a member of the Peace Pledge Union's Campaign and Development committee, and is also Departmental Manager of the English Dictionaries at the Oxford University Press and author of the Oxford Guide to World Games.Cyril Wright is a conscientious objector, who has recorded his experiences on tape for the Imperial War Museum. He spent ten years as a community farmworker, market gardener, and teacher. He has been active with the PPU since its inception.

Table of Contents


Preface by Michael Tippett 1. WHAT IS PACIFISM? Stop, You're Killing Me. Pacifism. What Would You Do If 2. PACIFISM AND SOCIETY. Militarism. Defence. Disarmament. International Relations. The Third World. The Arms Trade. Economics. Revolution. Politics. Anarchism. Feminism. Human Rights. Law and Order. Racism. The Environment and the Green Movement. Organic Peace. Christianity. Buddhism. Education. The Arts. The Media. 3. PACIFIST ACTION. Non-violence. Conscientious Objection. Northern Ireland: Doing Something Constructive. Norwegian Pacifism under the Occupation. War Tax Resistance. Remembrance. Children and War. 4. ALTERNATIVES. Peace Education. Peace Studies. The School of Peace Studies. The Way to Co-Operation. Community. Lifestyle. Vegetarianism. Alternative Technology. Alternatives. 5. PEACEMAKERS. Gandhi. Martin Luther King. Danilo Dolci. Tolstoy. Vera Brittain. George Lansbury. 6. PACIFIST ORGANISATIONS. Peace Pledge Union. Fellowship of Reconciliation. War Resister's International. Quaker Peace and Service. Anglican Pacifist Fellowship. The Fellowship Party. Other Peace Groups. 7. THE FUTURE. AD 2050: a Progress Report. Another Point of View.

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GOR005293914
Peace is the Way: A Guide to Pacifist Views and Actions by Edited by Cyril Wright
Edited by Cyril Wright
Used - Good
Paperback
James Clarke & Co Ltd
1990-11-16
160
0718828216
9780718828219
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Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
The book has been read but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact and the cover is intact. Some minor wear to the spine.