Crisis of Conscience: Conscientious Objection in Canada During the First World War (Hardback)
Language: English . Brand New Book. The First World War s appalling death toll and the need for a sense of equality of sacrifice on the home front led to Canada s first experience of overseas conscription. While historians have focused on resistance to enforced military service in Quebec, this has obscured the important role of those who saw military service as incompatible with their religious or ethical beliefs. Crisis of Conscience is the first and only book about the Canadian pacifists who refused to fight in the Great War. The experience of these conscientious objectors offers insight into evolving attitudes about the rights and responsibilities of citizenship during a key period of Canadian nation building. N° de réf. du libraire AAJ9780774815932
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Critique: "This book is essential reading for anyone who wants a greater understanding of not only conscientious objection but of the entire Canadian experience during the First World War. It is an original and balanced examination of a contentious issue and an important contribution to an often neglected area of scholarship. - Thomas P. Socknat, co-editor of Challenge to Mars: Essays on Pacifism from 1918 to 1945"
Titre : Crisis of Conscience: Conscientious ...
Éditeur : University of British Columbia Press, Canada
Date d'édition : 2008
Reliure : Hardback
Etat du livre : New
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