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"War by Other Means" by Daniel Akst

Melville House

Pacifists who fought against the Second World War faced insurmountable odds—but their resistance, philosophy, and strategies fostered a tradition of activism that shaped America right up to the present day.

Journalist Daniel Akst’s new book is "War By Other Means: The Pacifists of the Greatest Generation Who Revolutionized Resistance."

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