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This was a decent book, but it really an American-centric view of the peace movement that often didn't grow beyond reciting key figures and their major works, with a little bit of... Read morePublished 1 month ago by TyrantSwine
With so much political use of warmongering, domestic violence, and the wide use of glamorized war and violent movies as entertainment, the message of this book is a timely reminder... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Dr. A. B. ONEILL
I just thumbed through it, and I think it looks great. I will get to reading it in a month or so.Published 11 months ago by R.K. Herrell
There's a lot of history and clear thinking in this book that questions our permanent war status.
I highly recommend this.
I am using this as a text for a new course on nonviolence. I'll know more when I have taught the course and the students have evaluated the book.Published on May 27, 2013 by Tina.Passman@umit.maine.edu
It's arguably one of the best nonviolence books ever written in the 21st century. The teaching of nonviolence is considered to be a critical factor in reducing the violent nature... Read morePublished on November 14, 2012 by Andy H.
This is a historical look at how nonviolence was used to secure the goals sought. Extremely useful and important reading. You won't be disappointed!Published on June 3, 2012 by Amazon Customer
Kurlansky's ideas, especially the 25 lessons that he seeks to prove throughout the book, are quite solid. Read morePublished on February 16, 2011 by Emily W. Neilson