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The Opposition to the Great War in Wales 1914-1918

Awdur(on): Aled Eirug

Iaith: Saesneg

Cyfres: Studies in Welsh History

Hydref 2018288 tudalen216x138mm

Clawr Meddal - 9781786833143 eLyfr - epub - 9781786833167 eLyfr - mobi - 9781786833174 eLyfr - pdf - 9781786833150

Am y llyfr

'What stands out from this authoritative account is the servile treachery of the Welsh petty-bourgeois intelligentsia who, until 1914, dominated Welsh religious, cultural and political life.' - Robert Griffiths https://morningstaronline.co.uk/article/c/opposition-great-war-wales-1914-1918-aled-eirug

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‘Drawing on a wide range of compelling evidence, this ground-breaking study of the political, religious and moral opposition to the war in Wales concludes that it was a coherent anti-war movement, with far-reaching consequences, not simply a series of discrete activities.’
- Professor Sir Deian Hopkin, chair of the Wales First World War Commemoration Committee

‘True archival research which opens up a little-known world of pacifist idealists, revolutionary socialists, imperial zealots and wartime skulduggery.’
- James Hawes, author of The Shortest History of Germany

This book is a valuable contribution to the understanding of those who sacrificed so much to oppose the most horrific of conflicts and the communities from which they came. - Wayne David MP, Arts and Culture

Cynnwys

Series editors’ foreword
Acknowledgements
List of tables list of abbreviations
Introduction
1. Religious Opposition to the War in Wales
2. Political Opposition to the War in Wales – the Independent Labour Party, the Russian Revolution and the ‘Advanced Men’
3. The Organisation of Opposition – the National Council for Civil Liberties and the No-Conscription Fellowship
4. Conscientious Objectors in Wales
Conclusion
Bibliography
Index

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