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Comrades in conscience

Cyril Pearce

Comrades in conscience

the story of an English community"s opposition to the Great War

by Cyril Pearce

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Published by Francis Bootle in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Public opinion -- England -- Huddersfield.,
  • World War, 1914-1918 -- Public opinion -- England -- Huddersfield.,
  • Huddersfield (England) -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementCyril Pearce.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD639.P88 E66 2001
    The Physical Object
    Pagination369 p. :
    Number of Pages369
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22102365M
    ISBN 101903427061

    The Story of a Conscience by Ambrose Bierce. In this Civil War story a Confederate spy, Dramer Brune, is captured behind enemy lines with a forged pass. Anyone abusing the privilege of the pass is to be "summarily shot." But there's a twist that tweaks the captor's conscience when he realizes that the spy before him had saved his own life years / The very best thing I have read on the attractions of war come from this book. Gray fought in WWII, survived, went to graduate school in philosophy, and decided to write a book. I suspect that Chris Hedges War is a Force that Gives Us Meaning performs a similar function. In the Western canon, this line of thinking comes from Hegel/5.

    For Cause and Comrades: Why Men Fought in the Civil War James M. McPherson, Author Oxford University Press, USA $60 (p) ISBN More By and About This Author.   Surprisingly, it is Huong’s fictionalized Ho Chi Minh for whom conscience overrides the desire for power, to the point where he is powerless to do anything while his erstwhile comrades plunder.

      For Cause and Comrades lets these soldiers tell their own stories in their own words to create an account that is both deeply moving and far truer than most books on war. Battle Cry of Freedom, McPherson's Pulitzer Prize-winning account of the Civil War, was a national bestseller that Hugh Brogan, in The New York Times, called "history writing /5(3). For example, it could be damaged by our own imperfect thoughts and feelings and could guide us in the wrong direction. A good conscience does not come automatically. (Genesis , 2, ) It needs to be trained. To help us, Jehovah gives us holy spirit and Bible principles. Let’s examine how we can train our conscience.


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Comrades in Conscience: The Story of an English Community's Opposition to the Great War Paperback – November 1, Cited by: 8. History books Conchies of the north Martin Wainwright on the defiance of Comrades in conscience book original peaceniks in Cyril Pearce's consensus-breaking Comrades in Conscience: The.

In Comrades in Conscience, Cyril Pearce has provided a clearly written and well-documented study of "an English Community's Opposition to the Great War"--the community in question being Huddersfield. The book argues that this city saw a powerful movement of popular disdain for mass-killing and the political obfuscation and lies that were felt to accompany it/5(5).

Comrades in Conscienc e is a groundbreaking study of opposition to the First World War in one locality – Huddersfield – where a unique consensus of Nonconformist Liberals and a vigorous labour and socialist movement earned it the reputation of being ‘a hotbed of pacifism’.

Cyril Pearce signs a copy of his recent book, Comrades in Concience for Gina Bridgeland at the launch of the book, held in the reception room of Huddersfield town hall. 3 of 8Author: Gavin Castle.

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The sympathy for the claims of individual conscience on this occasion was of a piece with the more widespread tolerance of the anti-war position. Topics Higher education. The ‘comrades in conscience’ of HISTORIAN Cyril Pearce has uncovered remarkable stories of defiance among the working people of the West Riding.

They will be led by Cyril, whose book Comrades in Conscience on Huddersfield’s conscientious objectors was relaunched last month. He said: “From the s to the present day there hasn’t been a radical social or political movement that’s gone unrepresented in Huddersfield. Comrades in Conscience: The Story of an English Community's Opposition to the Great War (Paperback) Cyril Pearce (author)Author: Cyril Pearce.

To redress this perceived imbalance Rae subsequently used these primary sources to conclude that rather than being the villains of the piece the Tribunal members were no more than “exasperated innocents caught in the crossfire between the state and dissenters in a process of retrospective self-deception and name calling.” (Comrades in Conscience, rev edition, by Cyril Pearce p )Cited by: Comrades in Conscience: The story of an English community's opposition to the Great War.

Cyril Pearce. Francis Boutle Publishers Don't be a Soldier: The Radical Anti-war Movement in North London Ken Weller. Journeyman conscience, sense of moral awareness or of right and wrong. The concept has been variously explained by moralists and philosophers.

In the history of ethics, the conscience has been looked upon as the will of a divine power expressing itself in man's judgments, an innate sense of right and wrong resulting from man's unity with the universe, an inherited intuitive sense evolved in the long.

It is based on Cyril Pearce’s book Comrades in conscience – the story of an English community’s opposition to the Great War.

Socialist Arthur Gardiner was a representative of the Dyers’ and Finishers Union on the Trades Council in Huddersfield, a town that had anti-war resisters who refused to be called up when conscription was.

Cyril is a retired lecturer from Leeds University, the author of “Comrades in Conscience”, and a leading authority on First World War conscientious objectors.

He has compiled a database of o WW1 Cos and he spoke about the database and explained how to use it. At the same time, the book is full of practical wisdom.

The biblical teaching on conscience is applied to numerous situations so that readers see how the Scriptures apply to everyday life.

The reflections on how conscience should operate in missionary situations is alone worth the price of the book, but the entire book. Comrades in Conscience 25th May @ pm - pm.

BOOK NOW. One hundred years to the day since general military conscription passed into law in Great Britain, the courageous men who resisted the compulsory call to arms, and the women who supported them, are remembered in an evening of differing perspectives – through drama, song.

The book is semi-autobiographical: in particular, the two principal protagonists (Waldo and Lyndall) display strong similarities to Schreiner’s life and philosophy. Although it quickly became a best-seller when it was first published, it caused some controversy over its frank portrayal of freethought, feminism, premarital sex and pregnancy out of wedlock, as well as transvestitism.

Cyril published his book Comrades in Conscience in and has compiled a national database of o war resisters which has been incorporated in the Imperial War Museum’s ‘Lives of the First World War’ digital platform. In addition to Cyril’s presentation two other shorter talks will focus on local aspects.

Cyril Pearce is the author of Comrades in Conscience: the story of an English community’s opposition to the Great War, an exploration of the anti-war movement in his home town of Huddersfield. Huddersfield was a centre of opposition to the War, and Cyril’s book, reissued in May in an updated edition, is a classic study of the popular mood in Britain.Black Edelweiss: A Memoir of Combat and Conscience by a Soldier of the Waffen-SS is a book by Johann Voss (a pseudonym) detailing the experiences of a soldier in the Waffen-SS.

Voss served in SS-Gebirgsjäger-Regiment 11 "Reinhard Heydrich", part of the 6th SS Mountain Division Nord.4/5. Archer solves crimes with the instincts of a psychologist and the conscience of a this book series about two comrades in the British navy during the Napoleonic wars.

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