Conscientious Objection during the World War 1

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2 volumes in Conscientious Objection during the World War 1

No-Conscription Fellowship

The No-Conscription Fellowship (NCF) was arguably the most important of the anti-war movement's organisations. From the very beginning of the war there were those who felt that it was unlikely the British war effort would be sustained by an entirely volunteer army and that conscription would soon replace voluntarism. Co-ordinating...

  • Contributor:  Working Class Movement Library
  • Reference:  73006a
  • Keyword:  politics activism war history british ww1 unions

Union of Democratic Control

The Union of Democratic Control (UDC), as its name implies, was primarily concerned about the lack of democratic accountability in the making of British foreign policy. Its prime target was what was seen as the processes of 'secret diplomacy' which had drawn Britain into the war. Beginning with the publication...

  • Contributor:  Hull University Archives
  • Reference:  73006b
  • Keyword:  politics activism war history british ww1 women history unions
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