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1907–1914: The Pre-War Peace Movement

PAUL LAITY

in The British Peace Movement 1870-1914

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199248353
eISBN:
9780191714672
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199248353.003.07
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

As the international crisis intensified, issues of peace and war were pushed to the front of British politics and peace activists, or pacifists as they were increasingly known, increased in number. ... More


1899–1907: The Hague Conferences and the South African War

PAUL LAITY

in The British Peace Movement 1870-1914

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199248353
eISBN:
9780191714672
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199248353.003.06
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

In 1898, Russian Tsar Nicholas II, partly for reasons of his country's interest and partly from humanitarian impulse, invited the powers to a conference to discuss the worrying build-up of armaments ... More


1870–1876: The Franco-Prussian War, the WPA, and Arbitration

PAUL LAITY

in The British Peace Movement 1870-1914

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199248353
eISBN:
9780191714672
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199248353.003.02
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

On July 19, 1870, the Franco-Prussian War began. Rumours circulated that Napoleon III intended to invade Belgium, and the peace movement in Britain found itself having to counter a ‘strong, warlike ... More


The Origins of War Prevention: The British Peace Movement and International Relations 1730-1854

Martin Ceadel

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198226741
eISBN:
9780191678660
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198226741.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book identifies the dominant pre-modern theory of international relations, which fatalistically assumed that war was beyond human control. It then shows how this theory was undermined from the ... More


Relapse, June 1882–August 1898

Martin Ceadel

in Semi-Detached Idealists: The British Peace Movement and International Relations, 1854-1945

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199241170
eISBN:
9780191696893
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199241170.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Peace activism underwent a disappointing relapse during the intervention of Britain in Egypt and Sudan. The established primary movement faltered through difficulties in both financial and ... More


Rise, February 1793–October 1851

Martin Ceadel

in Semi-Detached Idealists: The British Peace Movement and International Relations, 1854-1945

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199241170
eISBN:
9780191696893
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199241170.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The optimism regarding Britain's peace movement waned by the time of the Crimean War as during the 18th century there were already changing attitudes towards both international relations and ... More


Priscilla Peckover and the ‘truest form of patriotism’1

Heloise Brown

in ‘The Truest Form of Patriotism’: Pacifist Feminism in Britain, 1870–1902

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719065309
eISBN:
9781781700457
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719065309.003.0006
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter reviews the study of the Peace Society and suggests that it was simply impractical to expect pacifists divided by Christianity in the peace principle to work together. Yet the work of ... More


Ellen Robinson: ‘ “United action” in Continental politics’1

Heloise Brown

in ‘The Truest Form of Patriotism’: Pacifist Feminism in Britain, 1870–1902

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719065309
eISBN:
9781781700457
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719065309.003.0007
Subject:
History, Political History

In late 1894, Priscilla Peckover handed the Ladies' Peace Auxiliary and the Local Peace Association movement over to Ellen Robinson, a fellow Quaker and long-standing colleague in the peace movement. ... More


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