Books tagged: conscientious objector

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Involution & Evolution
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 101,000. Language: British English. Published: April 4, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Poetry » Epic
A unique read, 'Involution & Evolution' is a modern day epic poem, with a message of peace in a time of war.
Cydwybod mewn Carchar
Price: Free! Words: 7,530. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
This is a Welsh language essay on the only minister of religion in Wales to be imprisoned during the Great War as a conscientious objector. Hanes achos y gwrthwynebydd cydwybodol, y Parchedig Benjamin Meyrick, yn ystod y Rhyfel Mawr. Os nad ydach chi'n gyfarwydd iawn efo lawrlwytho e-lyfrau yna'r peth gorau ichi ydi dewis 'PDF' isod.
Bread And Water: The Escape And Ordeal Of Two New Zealand World War II Conscientious Objectors
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 16,570. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2013 by Philip Garside. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Public affairs
New Zealand World War II conscientious objectors were treated harshly. Imprisoned for their pacifist beliefs, Chris Palmer and Merv Browne were held in military defaulters’ camps in the central North Island. To bring conditions in the camps to public notice, in 1944 Chris and Merv escaped to Wellington. This classic book tells of their audacious adventure and consequent punishment.
US Army AWOL Defense: A Practice Guide and Formbook
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 38,450. Language: American English. Published: October 13, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Military, Nonfiction » Law » Practical Guides
This book is a legal practice guide (a practical "how-to" book for attorneys and other legal professionals) on how to help AWOL (absent without leave) soldiers get their legal situations resolved in the best way possible. The book includes not only instructional information and commentary, but also sample letters, forms and other documents that could be useful in the art of AWOL defense.
Two for the Cabinet
Price: Free! Words: 116,820. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Political biography, Nonfiction » History » American
In 1981 President Ronald Reagan selected two individuals from a small Township in Southeastern Pennsylvania as members of his first cabinet. What is the story behind naming Senator Richard Schweiker and Andrew Lewis, Jr. to the cabinet? Why did they come to his attention? Why did their relationship with the President and each other affect America and change the course of history?
Looking for the Summer
Price: Free! Words: 52,220. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
David Thompson is a former Vietnam War conscientious objector in Paris on a quest to find himself in the early days of 1977. When he befriends an Iranian and an Afghan and is invited to return with them to their countries, his quest becomes a descent into his own private hell. "A fascinating novel, told in spellbinding English. I can't recommend it enough." -- Alternative Approaches Magazine
The Many Roads to Japan
Price: Free! Words: 20,900. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Educational, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes
Originally an English textbook for Japanese university students, "The Many Roads to Japan" tells the story of the adventures of a Vietnam War conscientious objector who had to follow many twists and turns in his life journey before finding his niche in Japan. Suitable for low intermediate and above students. Excellent resource for peace studies. Good story for native speakers of English, too.