The Courage of Cowards: The Untold Stories of First World War Conscientious Objectors

The Courage of Cowards: The Untold Stories of First World War Conscientious Objectors

by Karyn Burnham

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781781592953
Publisher: Pen & Sword Books Limited
Publication date: 06/19/2014
Pages: 144
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction 1

Chapter 1 The Outbreak of War 3

Chapter 2 The Beginning of Conscience 17

Chapter 3 The Military Service Act 33

Chapter 4 The Friends Ambulance Unit 49

Chapter 5 The Non-Combatant Corps & Work Schemes 65

Chapter 6 Absolutists - Cowardice & Hypocrisy? 81

Chapter 7 Armistice 97

Chapter 8 Post-war Conscientious Objection 111

Appendices: Brief biographies 121

A Timeline of Events 1914-1919 123

Glossary 125

Bibliography & sources 127

Index 131

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