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Download Jailed for Peace: The History of American Draft Law Violators, 1658-1985 (Contributions in Economics and Economic History,) eBook
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031324586X
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Stephen Kohn
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Praeger; No Paperback Ed edition (January 21, 1986)
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Xii, 169 pages ; 22 cm. Concise, humane chronicle of the most familiar expression of a very old American ideal - pacifism. Includes bibliographical references (pages 145-158) and index.

Xii, 169 pages ; 22 cm. World War . World War I. Vietnam. The evolution of draft la. The draft and social change. The courage of peace.

Jailed for Peace book. Other books in the series. Contributions in Military History (1 - 10 of 39 books). Books by Stephen M. Kohn. Jailed for Peace" will itself m This] sympathetic history of resistance to military conscription in the . is no dry-as-dust academic tome. It is a concise, humane chronicle of the most familiar expression of a very old American ideal-pacifism. Concise and clearly written, it makes important points and supports them with a strong collection of evidence.

Jailed for Peace will itself make a significant and lasting contribution to liberty and world peace. STEPHEN M. KOHN is a partner in the Washington, . Nationally recognized for his scholarship and litigation on behalf of whistleblowers, Kohn in 1985 authored the first legal text on whistleblower law. He is the author of Concepts.

Peace : The History of American Draft Law Violators, 1658-1985 .

Jailed for Peace : The History of American Draft Law Violators, 1658-1985. Book in the Contributions in Military History Series). This] sympathetic history of resistance to military conscription in the .

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She taught at the University of Colorado, Boulder from 1967 to 1978 and at Dartmouth College from 1978 to 1985, and was instrumental in the development of peace studies programs at both institutions. March 2018 · Journal of Economics and Business. André Varella Mollick.

Journal of Economic History, 'œIn this large volume Wigmore analyzes the infamous 1929 stock market crash and the subsequent depression in the US from 1929 through 1933. The focus is on the role of banks and the turbulent behavior of the securities' markets, but the author includes interesting and relevant discussion of both US and foreign government attempts to contain this collapse of economic activity. a valuable source of data and analysis.

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The history of economic thought deals with different thinkers and theories in the subject that became political economy and economics, from the ancient world to the present day in the 21st Century

The history of economic thought deals with different thinkers and theories in the subject that became political economy and economics, from the ancient world to the present day in the 21st Century. This field encompasses many disparate schools of economic thought. Ancient Greek writers such as the philosopher Aristotle examined ideas about the art of wealth acquisition, and questioned whether property is best left in private or public hands.

Series Statement: Contributions in military studies, 0883-6884 ; no. 49. General Note . On this site it is impossible to download the book, read the book online or get the contents of a book. General Note: Includes index. The administration of the site is not responsible for the content of the site. The data of catalog based on open source database. All rights are reserved by their owners. Download book Jailed for peace : the history of American draft law violators, 1658-1985, Stephen M.

In this first comprehensive treatment of the subject, Stephen Kohn presents an accessible, clearly written survey of draft resistance in America and its implications for constitutional democracy, domestic and foreign policy, social change, and the movement for world peace. The author explores the roots of the pacifist view and the first expressions of resistance that surfaced during the colonial period. He describes the incidence of draft resistance through the time of the Civil War and how it related to abolitionism. Following the modern conscientious objector through two world wars, Kohn comments on the view of pacifists during popular wars as little better than traitors and on their brutal treatment. Examining the growth of the movement during the Cold War, he addresses the major shift in public attitude that expanded the movement's base of popular support and swelled the ranks of resisters. Draft resistance was to have its greatest impact, however, during the Vietnam War and its aftermath, in influencing public feeling about the war, thwarting the Selective Service's induction efforts, and creating a climate of opinion that contributed to the government's decision to abandon the draft early in the 1970s.