A History of Movements and Ideas
By (author) David Cortright
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Peace by David Cortright
Book DescriptionVeteran scholar and peace activist David Cortright offers a definitive history of the human striving for peace and an analysis of its religious and intellectual roots. This authoritative, balanced, and highly readable volume traces the rise of peace advocacy and internationalism from their origins in earlier centuries through the mass movements of recent decades: the pacifist campaigns of the 1930s, the Vietnam antiwar movement, and the waves of disarmament activism that peaked in the 1980s. Also explored are the underlying principles of peace - nonviolence, democracy, social justice, and human rights - all placed within a framework of 'realistic pacifism'. Peace brings the story up-to-date by examining opposition to the Iraq War and responses to the so-called 'war on terror'. This is history with a modern twist, set in the context of current debates about 'the responsibility to protect', nuclear proliferation, Darfur, and conflict transformation.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780521670005
(228mm x 152mm x 20mm)
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 24-Apr-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author David Cortright
Drones and the Future of Armed Conflict, Hardback (June 2015)
Presenting a conversation among leading scholars in the areas of international legal standards, counter-terrorism strategy, humanitarian law, and the ethics of force, this book takes an account of American drone campaigns and the developing legal, ethical, and strategic implications of way of warfare.
Ending Obama's War, Hardback (August 2011)
Timely, informed study which offers realistic alternatives for ending the war in Afghanistan whilst continuing to help the Afghan people.
Gandhi and Beyond, Hardback (August 2009)» View all books by David Cortright
Draws on the legend and lessons of Gandhi to trace the history of non-violent social activism throughout the twentieth century.
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Author Biography - David Cortright
David Cortright is President of the Fourth Freedom Forum and Research Fellow at the Joan B. Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies, University of Notre Dame.
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