The Peace Commandos: Nonviolent Heroes in the Struggle Against War and Injustice

The Peace Commandos: Nonviolent Heroes in the Struggle Against War and Injustice

by Michael Kronenwetter
     
 

Society has always made heroes out of warriors, but this book celebrates those people who choose nonviolent methods to achieve freedom and justice. The theories behind nonviolent approaches and the various debates surrounding such resistance are discussed in this book, which moves from the beliefs of the Quakers to the 1965 Selma, Alabama, demonstrations that resulted… See more details below

Overview

Society has always made heroes out of warriors, but this book celebrates those people who choose nonviolent methods to achieve freedom and justice. The theories behind nonviolent approaches and the various debates surrounding such resistance are discussed in this book, which moves from the beliefs of the Quakers to the 1965 Selma, Alabama, demonstrations that resulted in the deaths of two civil rights workers, to the protesters who resisted the draft during the Vietnam conflict.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780027510515
Publisher:
Silver Burdett Press
Publication date:
04/01/1994
Series:
Timestop Bks.
Edition description:
1st ed
Pages:
160
Product dimensions:
6.31(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.56(d)
Age Range:
9 - 11 Years

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