Telling Tales about Men: Conceptions of Conscientious Objectors to Military Service During the First World War

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Telling tales about men' explores some of the ways in which conscientious objectors to compulsory military service were viewed and treated in England during the First World War. In doing so it considers these men's experiences, their beliefs, perceptions and actions. Each of the six main chapters explores a different collection of ideas about objectors. Thus, they are, for example, portrayed as cowards, heroes, traitors, patriots, criminals, deviants, degenerates and upstanding, intensely moral men. Here the tales told ...

Telling Tales about Men: Conceptions of Conscientious Objectors to Military Service During the First World War 2011, Manchester University Press

ISBN-13: 9780719069239

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Telling Tales about Men: Conceptions of Conscientious Objectors to Military Service During the First World War 2010, Manchester University Press

ISBN-13: 9780719069222

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