Ring out the Thousand Wars of Old - The Forest of Dean World War One Conscientious Objectors

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Ring out the Thousand Wars of Old - The Forest of Dean World War One Conscientious Objectors

By Ian Wright.

Published by the Bristol Radical History Group, 88 pages. Paperback (N6920)

From the rear side cover: During World War One, 28 men from the Forest of Dean sought recognition as conscientious objectors rather than be called up to fight. This is the story of these men, the options available to them, the way they responded and what they did after the war.

Ring Out the Thousand Wars of Old explores the role that religion, class, culture and place had on these individual decisions. It argues that the actions of the conscientious objectors were an expression of a much wider anti-war sentiment, reflecting increasing war weariness as casualties mounted and opposition to conscription grew....

Condition of the book is generally very good. The cover is clean and tidy, the spine is intact and all pages are clean, intact, unblemished and tightly bound. Has a small price sticker on the rear side cover