A History of War Resistance in America by James M. Volo

By James M. Volo

From the Colonial interval on, warfare has necessarily divided U.S. society into pro-war and antiwar factions, and few matters have confirmed so polarizing or long-lasting as a nexus of public discourse. within the contest over struggle and peace, uninformed ideals were conflated with uncontested truths through each side, fueling an absence of bipartisanship in international coverage that has been usual because the nation's earliest days.

A background of battle Resistance in America delineates essentially the culture of struggle competition within the usa. It examines the army, arrangements for battle, and war's justifiable prosecution, in addition to pacifism, valid resistance to struggle, and the right and unfastened workout of civil liberties. This thought-provoking quantity deals an research of the explanations for clash between peoples, the prosecution of battle between countries, and the improvement of struggle resistance hobbies. It additionally explores the function of the media in forming public opinion and that of the courts in protecting—or limiting—civil liberties.

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