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Militarism and anti-militarism with special regard to the International Young Socialist Movement. by Karl Liebknecht

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Published by Garland Pub. in New York .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

StatementTranslated, with a pref., by Alexander Sirnis. With a new introd. for the Garland ed. by Marian A. Low.
SeriesThe Garland library of war and peace
LC ClassificationsJX1952 .L613 1973
The Physical Object
Pagination19, xv, 176 p.
Number of Pages176
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4915228M
ISBN 100824003098
LC Control Number76147521

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: Militarism And Anti-Militarism (): Karl Liebknecht: Books. Skip to main content. Try Prime Books Go Search EN Hello, Sign in Account & Lists Sign in Account. Antimilitarism (also spelt anti-militarism) is a doctrine that opposes war, relying heavily on a critical theory of imperialism and was an explicit goal of the First and Second International. Whereas pacifism is the doctrine that disputes (especially between countries) should be settled without recourse to violence, Paul B. Miller defines anti. Tyranny Comes Home: The Domestic Fate of U.S. Militarism, Christopher J. Coyne and Abigail R. Hall, Stanford University Press , pages. Millennials and members of Generation Z have spent. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

In this book, which is one of the great classics of anti-militarism, Liebknecht examines the ways in which militarism is promoted and maintained; reviews the harsh punishments meted out to soldiers, anti-militarists, and war resisters; and surveys the activities of anti-militarists, both specific tactics and the underlying philosophy. 8. Militarism, a danger to peace 9. The difficulties of the proletarian revolution II. Anti-Militarism. 1. Anti-militarism of the Old and the New International. 2. Anti-militarism Abroad, with Special Regard to the Young Socialist Organizations. Belgium France Italy Switzerland Austria Hungary Holland Sweden Norway Denmark America Spain Finland. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Liebknecht, Karl Paul August Friedrich, Militarism and anti-militarism. New York, Dover []. They have also challenged militarism on an everyday level in many other ways. This book tells the story of their resistance. It explores why anti-militarists take part in such actions, considers the politics of different tactics and examines the tensions and debates within the movement.

  Anti-militarism is the belief or desire that a military expenditure should held to the minimum required to protect a country against armed attack and that, with the exception of self-defense, military power should not be used to promote national interests. I’d want to qualify this a bit, but it seems like a good starting point. By anti-militarism, the author means opposition both to a large military establishment and to the extension of military influence and modes of action and decision into the civilian sphere; and he traces it from the ’s (when Samuel Adams, in the pages of the Boston Gazette, was describing as “a very improbable supposition” the idea.   What in France appeared as the stark opposition of militarism and anti-militarism thus concealed the possibility of abrupt transitions from the one to the other. No transition, indeed — if we exclude those of the PCF that followed — was more dramatic than Hervé's apostasy as a virulent supporter of the union sacrée after 36Cited by: 5.   This book explores why anti-militarists resist, considers the politics of different tactics and examines the tensions and debates within the movement. As it explores the multifaceted, imaginative and highly subversive world of anti-militarism, the book also makes two overarching : Chris Rossdale.