By Paul Laity
This is often the 1st certain scholarly examine of the past due Victorian and Edwardian peace flow, the campaigns of which made an important influence on political debate, specifically throughout the Franco-Prussian struggle (1870-1), the Bulgarian Atrocities crusade (1876-8), Britain's clash in Egypt (1882), the South African conflict (1899-1902), and the intensifying foreign situation ahead of 1914. mong the 1st to learn from the hole of the Peace Society Archive, the ebook makes a speciality of the really expert institutions on the center of the peace stream. Paul Laity identifies the life of alternative programmes for the success of a simply, everlasting peace, and provides a brand new interpretation of the response of peace campaigners to warfare in 1914. even as, his booklet makes an immense and unique contribution to the background of well known politics and political principles in Britain.
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