War Against War

War Against War

A dramatic account of the Americans who tried to stop their nation from fighting in the First World War—and came close to succeeding.

In this “fascinating” (Los Angeles Times) narrative, Michael Kazin brings us into the ranks of one of the largest, most diverse, and most sophisticated peace coalitions in US history. The activists came from a variety of backgrounds: wealthy, middle, and working class; urban and rural; white and black; Christian and Jewish and… (more)

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“Can one preserve a peaceful and democratic society at home,” Kazin asks, “while venturing into the world to kill those whom our leaders designate, rationally or not, as our enemies?” Readers of his War Against War are unlikely to think so.

No matter how familiar one is with the era, it is still shocking to read the breathtaking swiftness with which the country flipped into reaction once war was declared.

Book Details  

Publisher: Simon & Schuster (January 03, 2017)

Collection: Simon & Schuster

Parent ISBN: 9781476705910

Page count: 400 pages

File size: 18.7 MB

Language: English

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