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The Political Writings of Eva Gore-Booth

Sonja Tiernan

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719088742
eISBN:
9781781708859
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719088742.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The Political Writings of Eva Gore-Booth is a compilation of writings by this important Irish political activist. This is the first time that Gore-Booth’s writings have been published together. The ... More


Finding a Path of Virtue in a Revolutionary World

A. Glenn Crothers

in Quakers Living in the Lion's Mouth: The Society of Friends in Northern Virginia, 1730-1865

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813039732
eISBN:
9780813043142
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813039732.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter examines how Friends' pacifism during the American Revolution, coupled with their decision to end slaveholding, led white Virginians to suspect Friends' patriotism. Following the example ... More


Heroes and Villains

Emma Hanna

in The Great War on the Small Screen: Representing the First World War in Contemporary Britain

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748633890
eISBN:
9780748671175
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748633890.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

The reputation of Britain's military commanders of the First World War has not fared well since the Armistice. Throughout the 1920s and 1930s, a number of books were published which were highly ... More


War and Peace in Radical Writing for Children

Kimberley Reynolds

in Left Out: The forgotten tradition of radical publishing for children in Britain 1910–1949

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198755593
eISBN:
9780191820540
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198755593.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter covers opposition to war in a range of children’s publications in the years between the two world wars. It shows how opposition spanned all social classes, but was particularly solid in ... More


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