Liberty and Conscience: A Documentary History of the Experiences of Conscientious Objectors in America Through the Civil War

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Although the act of conscientious objection entered modern consciousness most strikingly as a result of the Vietnam War, Americans have long struggled to reconcile their politics, pacifist beliefs, and compulsory military service. While conscientious objection in the twentieth century has been well documented, there has been surprisingly little study of its long history in America's early conflicts, defined as these have been by accounts of patriotism and nation-building. In fact, during the period of conscription from the ...

Liberty & Conscience: A Documentary History of the Experiences of Conscientious Objectors in America Through the Civil War 2002, Oxford University Press, USA, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780195151220

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Liberty and Conscience: A Documentary History of the Experiences of Conscientious Objectors in America Through the Civil War 2002, Oxford University Press, USA, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780195151213

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