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PEACE BOOKLISTS

TOPIC 10: SPECIFIC WARS

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Specific wars

This section includes writings about specific wars, as well as stories written by "participants". But note that books dealing with current conflicts are usually included in the section of the shop's stock dealing with the relevant area of the world rather than being found amongst the peace section - except for material about campaigns against these wars: of this, the polemical and campaigning material can be found here, and writings about the campaigns themselves in Topic 12.

Please remember that many of the older titles included in this list are likely to be second-hand.

 

FIRST WORLD WAR

[NOTE for visitors to the shop: Because of the large number of books currently being published in connection with the centenary of the First World War, virtually all books on this topic are at present shelved in a separate "First World War" section, rather than with the rest of the "Specific Wars" category.]

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Forgotten Voices of the Great War

Max Arthur

(Ebury Press, in association with the Imperial War Museum, London, 2002)

A history in the words of the men and women who were there, based on IWM sound archives.
hbk £6.95

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Cunning Plans: Tommy Atkins' hidden tactics to avoid combat on the Western Front in WW1- or Why "Blackadder Goes Forth" could have been a lot funnier (and more subversive)

Roger Ball

(Past Tense, London, 2015)

Beginning to lift the lid on the hidden resistance.
pmphlt £2.50

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Telling Tales About Men: Conceptions of Conscientious Objectors to Military Service During the First World War

Lois S Bibbings

(Manchester University Press, 2011)

A brilliant exposure of the contradictions of manliness in wartime.
pbk £15.99

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Chronicle of Youth - Great War Diaries 1913-1917

Vera Brittain (Edited by Alan Bishop)

(Phoenix Press, 2002)

pbk £8.99

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Because you Died - Poetry and Prose of the First World War and After

Vera Brittain

(Virago Press, London, 2010)
The collection includes some items not previously published.
pbk £8.99

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Testament of Youth

Vera Brittain

(Virago, London, 2007)
One of the most famous autobiographies of the First World War, by the woman who was one of the 20th Century's most significant pacifist writers.
pbk £6.99

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A Tommy's Sketchbook: Writings and Drawings from the Trenches

Henry Buckle

(The History Press, Stroud, 2012)

The Western Front of the First World War as one man saw it.

pbk £9.99

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With a machine gun to Cambrai - The tale of a young Tommy in Kitchener's army 1914-1918

George Coppard

(Imperial War Museum / HMSO, 1976)

pbk £3.00

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We Will Not Fight... - The Untold Story of World War One's Conscientious Objectors

Will Ellsworth-Jones

(Aurum Press, London, 2008)

pbk £9.99

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No Glory - The Real History of the First World War

Neil Faulkner

(Stop the War Coalition, London, 2013)

A useful radical take on the political background to the First World War - but with little more than a mention of the peace organisations opposing the war, let alone the conscientious objectors who actively resisted it.
pmphlt £4.00

 

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Refusing to Kill - Conscientious Objectors and Human Rights in the First World War

Oliver Haslam

(Peace Pledge Union, 2006)

The best overview of conscientious objection in Britain in the First World War which is currently in print.
pbk £15.00

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Tig's Boys - Letters to Sir, from the Trenches

(Ed) David Hilliam

(The History Press, Stroud, 2011)

A collection of letters to their fomer headmaster from a group of boys from a school in Bournemouth, telling of their experiences in the First World War.
pbk £12.99

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To End All Wars: How the First World War Divided Britain

Adam Hochschild

(Pan Macmillain, London, 2012)

An in-depth narrative telling of the many people in Britain - not only pacifists - opposing the First World War. "Written like a novel; I couldn't put it down."
pbk £9.99

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The World is my Country

Emily Johns & Gabriel Carlyle

The often overlooked history of some of the groups who opposed the First World War.
pbk £6.00

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The Ministry of Reconciliation - Christian Pacifism: Its Grounds and Implications

(Ed) Hugh Martin

(Headley Brothers, London, 1916)

A very rare copy of the original edition of what was a highly topical classic of its era.

£25.00

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War Poems and others

Wilfred Owen (edited, and with an introduction by, Dominic Hibberd)

(Chatto & Windus, London, 1973)

A rare copy of this well-contexted and well-annotated edition of Owen's poetry - including his well-known classic anti-war texts.

hbk £22.50

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Men Who March Away: Poems of the First World War

(Ed) IM Parsons

(Book Club Associates, London, 1978)

An anthology of works by the better-known, and some less well-known, of the First World War poets.

hbk £3.75

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Comrades in Conscience - The story of an English community's opposition to the Great War

Cyril Pearce

(Francis Boutle Publishers, 2001)

On his return from France, Private Lynch recorded his experiences on the Western Front in 20 school exercise books. His story is published here for the first time, the manuscript having been rediscovered after his death in 1980.

pbk £15.00

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Women in the War Zone: Hospital Service in the First World War

Anne Powell

(The History Press, Stroud, 2013)

Based on extracts from first-hand accounts, the book covers the experiences of British female medical personnel all over Europe during the First World War.

pbk £12.99

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The Abolition of War: The "Peace Movement" in Britain, 1914-1919

Keith Robbins

(University of Wales Press, Cardiff, 1976)

An interesting historical study of how arguments within and between the very mixed peace organisations pre-dating the First World War led to the founding of new, more fully pacifist, movements.
hbk £7.50

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Eunice Fleet

Lily Tobias

(Honno Classics, 2004)

A novel about the treatment of conscientious objectors in the First World War, by an author two of whose brothers were COs. This classic has been reprinted after being out of print for more than half a century.

pbk £8.99

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Selected Poetry of the First World War

(Wordsworth Poetry Library, Ware, Hertfordshire, 1995)

A cheap and cheerful introduction to the field, which manages to cram in almost all the ones you've heard of - and some more.

pbk £3.99

 

SECOND WORLD WAR

 

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The March to Death

John Alday

(Freedom Press, London, 1995)

Anti-war drawings by John Alday first published in 1943.
pbk £3.00

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Binding the Wounds of War: A young relief worker's letters home 1943-47

Clifford Barnard

(Pronoun Press, London, 2010)

Clifford Barnard was a conscientious objector who joined the Friends Ambulance Unit; the experiences revealed in his letters iinclude being part of the team which relieved the Sandbostel concentration camp near the north German coast.
pbk £10.95

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Letters and Papers from Prison

Dietrich Bonhoeffer

(Fontana Books, London, 1960)

The writings of the nonviolent opponent of Hitler, in the two years prior to his execution.

pbk £2.50

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One Voice: Pacifist Writings from the Second World War

Vera Brittain

(Continuum, 2005)

This book reprints, for the first time, Vera Brittain's 1942 Humilitation with Honour, and her 1944 denunciation of the Allies' policy of saturation bombing, Seed of Chaos.

pbk £7.99 (currently reduced from £9.99)

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Healing the Wounds - Quaker Relief Work During World War Two and Its Aftermath

Alex Bryan

(Quaker Home Service, London, 1986)

Shows how pacifism could be given positive expression of the kind that non-pacifists could understand and appreciate.

pmphlt £3.00

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Anne Frank - The Definitive Edition

(Eds) Otto H Frank and Mirjam Pressler

(Penguin Books, London, 2012)

This is a slightly updated edition of the standard work originally published in 1995, including the full text of the famous diaries.

pbk £8.99

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Girls in Khaki: A History of the ATS in the Second World War

Barbara Green

(The History Press, Stroud, 2012)

The story in their own words.

pbk £12.99

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Conscientious Objectors of the Second World War - Refusing to Fight

Ann Kramer

(Pen & Sword, Barnsley, 2013)

A well-researched look at the subject of Second World War COs in Britain - including some pre-war background - covering what they did and said, and what happend to them. A pity that the indexer has spoiled a good job by the use of not just grating, but misleading, US English.

hbk £19.99

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Hitler's Deserters: When Law Merged with Terror

Lars BG Petersson

(Fonthill Media, London, 2013)

The story of the fate of those who refused to fight for the Third Reich - and a post-war society that turned its back on them.

hbk £18.99

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War's Forgotten Women: British Widows of the Second World War

Maureen Shaw & Helen D Millgate

(The History Press, Stroud, 2011)

An insight into the realities of post-war Britain, through diaries, letters, and personal interviews.

pbk £9.99

 

VIETNAM (and other US interventions of the era)

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To Asia in Peace - The Story of a Non-Violent Action Mission to Indo China

(Ed) Pat Arrowsmith

(Sidgwick & Jackson, 1972)

pbk £2.95

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Killing Hope: US Military and CIA Interventions Since World War II

William Blum

(Black Rose Books, Montreal, Canada, 1998)

Newly available here, this is a classic history of US interventions.

pbk £16.99

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Vietnam: History, Documents, and Opinions

(Ed) Marvin E Gettleman

(Mentor, New York, USA, 1970)

Useful factual background to ther issues.

pbk £2.00

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Vietnam - the dirty war

Robert Guillain

(Housmans, London, 1967)

A translation of articles originally appearing in the French newspaper Le Monde, this - at the time - widely-influential pamphlet is now a rarity.

pmphlt £5.00

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The Pentagon Papers - abridged edition

(Ed) George C Herring

(McGraw-Hill, New York, USA, 1993)

A fraction of the notorious government mega-dossier on the Vietnam War, leaked by Daniel Ellsberg to the New York Times in 1971.

pbk £4.25

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My Lai 4 - A Report on the Massacre and its Aftermath

Seymour M Hersh

(Vintage Books, New York, USA, 1970)

Eyewitness accounts assembled by the Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist.

pbk £2.25

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Peace Now! - American Society and the Ending of the Vietnam War

Rhodri Jeffreys-Jones

(Yale University Press, USA, 1999)

The story of reactions to the Vietnam war, the US government's response, and the effect on the conduct of the war itself.

hbk £9.95

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Anatomy of a War: Vietnam, the United States, and the Modern Historical Experience

Gabriel Kolko

(The New Press, new York, USA, 1994)

Deals in detail with the US intervention in Vietnam, as well as with the complicated internal dynamic of the Vietnamese revolutionaries. An important aid to understanding the underlying political structures of the conflict.

pbk £4.00

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The Politics of Escalation in Vietnam

Franz Schurmann, Peter Dale Stott, Reginald Zelnik

(Fawcett World Library, New York, USA, 1966)

A study of whether the US government really wanted a political settlment.

pbk £1.75

 

COLONIAL CONNECTIONS

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The Line: Women, Partition and the Gender Order in Cyprus

Cynthia Cockburn

(Zed Books, London, 2004)

Based on research amongst Cypriot women, this study documents the life of a remarkablet into the streets, calling for peace and the inclusion of women into a new Cypriot society.

pbk £18.99

 

ISRAEL/PALESTINE

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Gaza: Stay Human

Vittorio Arrigoni

(Kube Publishing, Markfield, Liecestershire, 2010)

An eye-witness account of the 22-day Israeli offensive against Gazans in 2008-2009, written by a member of the International Solidarity Movement.

pbk £6.99

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Peaceful Resistance - Building a Palestinian University Under Occupation

Gaby Baramki

(Pluto Press, London, 2010)

Showing how it has been possible to build an important academic institution under occupation.

pbk £12.99 (reduced from £17.99)

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Nuclear Ambiguity - The Vanunu Affair

Yoel Cohen

(Sinclair-Stevenson, London, 1992)

Tells the story surrounding Vanunu's kidnapping, and what happened immediately afterwards.

pbk £2.50

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War or Peace in ther Middle East?

(Ed) Peggy Duff

(Spokesman, Nottingham, 1978)

A wide-ranging exploration of the possibilities at the time.

pbk £2.00

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Sawahreh - Against the Wall: The struggle of a Palestinian village, dealing with the infringements on freedom brought about by Israel's ever-tightening occupation

Larry Fata et al

(World Council of Churches' Ecumenical Accompaniment Programme in Palestine and Israel, Geneva, Switzerland, 2005)

The village of Sawahreh is in the West Bank, straddling the municipal bundary of East Jeruslaem - it is literally and figuratively up against the "separation wall".

pmphlt £1.50

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Israelis and Palestinians - Conflict and Resolution

Moshe Machover

(Haymarket Books, Chicago, USA, 2012)

A collection of inspiring essays written during a period of more than 40 years by an Israeli activist (and mathematician). His writing is informed by the insistence that he is "not an Israeli peace activist", since his analysis of the situation is not one of a conflict to which it is necessary to bring peace; rather, it is a situation of colonisation. Hence, in the author's view, peace is an outcome of liberation, not its starting point.

pbk £17.99

   •

Peace Under Fire - Israel/Palestine and the International Solidarity Movement

(Eds) Josie Sandercock, Radhika Sainath, Marissa McLaughlin, Huseein Khalili, Nicholas Blincoe, Huwaida Arraf and Ghassan Andoni

(Verso, 2004)

Accounts of the ISM's support for Palestinian non-violent resistance to Israeli military occupation.

pbk £4.00

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Civilian Jihad: Nonviolent Struggle, Democratization, and Governance in the Middle East

(Ed) Maria J Stephan

(Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke, 2009)
Explores the rich but little-known history of nonviolent civilian-led struggles for rights and freedoms in many parts of the region - even before the uprisings of early 2011.
pbk £19.50 (reduced from £20.99)

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The Israeli Dilemma - Essays on a Warfare State

Georges R Tamarin

(Rotterdam University Press, Netherlands, 1973)

A socio-psychological survey of the conflicting currents withini Israeli society - still pertinent today.

pbk £2.00

   •

Jerusalem - In the Eye of the Storm

(A double issue of the Palestine-Israel Journal, 2011)

Looks backwards and forwards, through the eyes of insiders and outsiders, and considers the priorities of civil society.

pbk £2.00

 

NORTHERN IRELAND

   •

Northern Ireland - A Problem to Every Solution

Denis Barritt

(Quaker Peace & Service, London, 1982)

Provides essential background for anyone wanting to understand the early days of "The Troubles".
pbk £2.00

   •

Northern Ireland: The Background to the Conflict

(Ed) John Darby

(Appletree Press, Belfast, 1983)

A dispassionate study of the major social characteristics of the conflict.
pbk £3.00

   •

The Longest War - Northern Ireland and the IRA

Kevin Kelley

(Brandon Book Publishers, Dingle, Co Kerry, Ireland, 1982)

A penetrating history of the early years of the conflict.
pbk £3.00

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The Longest War - Northern Ireland and the IRA

Kevin Kelley

(Zed Books, London, 1988)

A revised and updated edition of this US writer's useful history first publilshed in 1982.
pbk £4.50

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Northern Ireland: Roots of Conflict, Routes to Peace

Northern Ireland Working Group of the National Peace Council

(National Peace Council, London, 1999)

Originally designed as a teaching resource for schools, and running through the history of the conflict from the 12th century to virtually the end of the 20th, this information-packed publication could be useful reading for many people who express strong opinions about the conflict without knowing the basic facts.
pbk £4.90

   •

The Civil War in Ireland 1922-1923

Eoin Neeson

(Mercier Press, Cork, Ireland, 1966)

Recognised as a definitive work.
pbk £2.00

   •

Northern Ireland - nonviolent perspectives

(Peace Pledge Union, 1992)

A collection of a dozen articles, providing simple but reliable information about the history and background of the conflict in Northern Ireland. One of a complementary pair of pamphlets dealing with Northern Ireland, including references and ideas for further reading.

pmphlt £3.50

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Northern Ireland - looking through the violence

(Peace Pledge Union, 1993)

A collection of a dozen articles, covering a range of nonviolent prspectives on the Northern Ireland confict. One of a complementary pair of pamphlets dealing with Northern Ireland, including references and ideas for further reading.

pmphlt £3.50

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War & Peace in Ireland - Britain and the IRA in the New World Order

Mark Ryan

(Pluto Press, 1994)

pbk £3.00

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Peace Work in Northern Ireland

(United World Trust, London, 1990)

One of the first concerns of the National Peace Council's working group on Northern Ireland, after it was set up in the late 1980s, was the need for more positive information about the situation. The United World Trust - associated charity of the NPC - funded a researcher, Lisa Harper, to produce a report of key groups doing positive work in the province, including groups from the spheres of education and religion.
pmphlt £2.00

 

FALKLANDS

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One Man's Falklands...

Tam Dalyell

(Cecil Woolf, London, 1982)

A vivid, eye-witness account of the crisis from within parliament, by one of the handful of implaccable parliamentary opponents of the use of force in response to the invasion and occupation.

pbk £2.00

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Thatcher: Patterns of Deceit

Tam Dalyell

(Cecil Woolf, London, 1986)

This MP, one of the few to oppose the Falklands War so tirelessly, was stopped from making a major speech in the Commons denouncing the Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher (over the Falklands and otherr military-related issues) by a government-organised fillibuster. This booklet includes the full text of the speech they tried to suppress.

pbk £2.25

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The Sinking of the Belgrano - The act of war that finally killed off all hopes of peace

Arthur Gavshon and Desmond Rice

(New English Library, Dunton Green, Kent, 1984)

A detailed account of the facts and calculations that led to the decision.

pbk £2.25

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On the Spot: The Sinking of the "Belgrano"

Diana Gould

(Cecil Woolf, London, 1984)

The story of, and the background to, the way this Gloucestershire woman put the Prime Minister on the spot during a live television programme during the 1983 General Election campaign. With an introduction by Tam Dalyell.

pbk £3.00

   •

A Thorn in Their Side

Robert Green with Kate Dewes

(John Blake Publishing, London, 2013)

The story of Hilda Murrell, an elderly anti-nuclear campaigner (and aunt of a naval Commander on a nuclear weapons submarine at the time of the Falklands War) who was murdered in mysterious circumstances in 1984.

pbk £7.99

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Falklands/Malvinas - Whose Crisis?

(Latin America Bureau, London, 1982)

Looking behind the nationalist fervour fostered by the government and media of both Britain and Argentina, this looks at some of the issues that were obscured.

pbk £2.00

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The Ponting Affair

Richard Norton-Taylor

(Cecil Woolf, London, 1985)

The story of the acquittal of the civil servant who leaked government documents about the sinking of the Argentinian ship the General Belgrano in the Falklands War.

pbk £2.45

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The Right to Know: The Inside Story of the Belgrano Affair

Clive Ponting

(Sphere Books, London, 1985)

The civil servant who was prosecuted for telling the truth about the controversial sinking of the General Belgrano tells his story.

pbk £1.95

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A Message from the Falklands

(Ed) Hugh Tinker

(Junction Books, London, 1982)

The letters from the battlezone of David Tinker, a naval lieutenant who was killed during the conflict, together with background material, compiled by his father. Though far from an anti-militarist book, it gives powerful criticisms of the origin of the Falklands conflict, and of the manner in which it was conducted.

pbk £3.50

   •

Authors Take Sides on the Falklands

(Eds) Cecil Woolf and Jean Moorcroft Wilson

(Cecil Woolf, London, 1982)

More than a hundred, mainly British, authors say whether they supported the government's military response to the Argentinian annexation of the islands, and how they thought the dispute should be resolved.

pbk £2.75

 

BALKANS

 

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Humanitarian Law Violations in Kosovo

(Human Rights Watch, 1998)

£8.95

   •

Lessons from Kosovo: Alternatives to War - The Peace Testimony in the Twenty-First Century

Diana Francis

(Quaker Peace & Social Witness, London, 2001)

pmphlt £1.50

   •

Liar's Poker - The Great Powers
Yugoslavia and the Wars of the Future

Michel Collons

(International Action Center, New York, 2002)

pbk £16.00

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The Fall of Yugoslavia - The Third Balkan War

Misha Glenny

(Penguin, London, 1996)

Journalist Misha Glenny provides a lucid account of the bitternesses and intransigence which - with no little encouragement from outside powers - led to the disasters which engulfed the people of Yugoslavia.

pbk £2.50

 

THE GULF & AFGHANISTAN

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Iraq Under Siege: The Deadly Impact of Sanctions and War

(Ed) Anthony Arnove

(Pluto Press, London, 2003)

Updated edition of a book originally published in 2000; 20 essays on the roots of US/UK policy, its impact, and activists' responses.

pbk £5.00 (reduced from £12.99)

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The Hidden War - A True Story of War in Afghanistan

Artyom Borovik

(Faber and Faber, London, 1991)

A Soviet soldier's-eye view of the 1980s phase of the wars in Afghanistan.

pbk £2.00

   •

The Gulf Between Us: The Gulf War and Beyond

(Ed) Victoria Brittain

(Virago, 1991)

pbk £4.00

   •

Tony Blair - The Old New Goes to War

Ken Coates

(Socialist Renewal, Nottingham, 2003)

A critique of the Labour Party's support for the attack on Iraq.

pmphlt £4.00

   •

Psychological Aspects of the Gulf War

Christopher C French

(Scientists Against Nuclear Arms, London, 1991)

pmphlt £1.50

   •

The Case against War - The Essential Legal Inquiries, Opinions and Judgements concerning War in Iraq

(Eds) George Farebrother and Nicholas Kollerstrom

(Legal Enquiry Steering Group, 2003)

£5.00

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Inside the Red Zone - A Veteran for Peace Reports from Iraq

Mike Ferner

A peace activist and journalist visits Baghdad both before and after the 2003 US-led invasion, and writes about daily life in Iraq; he also meets and profiles activists from groups such as Christian Peacemaker Teams and Voices in the Wilderness.

(Praeger Publishers, Westport, Connecticut, USA, 2006)

hbk £10.00

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Iraq - A journey of hope and peace

Peggy Faw Gish

(Herald Press, Ontario, Canada, 2004)

The experiences of a member of the Christian Peacemaker Teams who went to Iraq before, during and after the invasion.

pbk £6.00

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Soldier Box - Why I Won't Return to the War on Terror

Joe Glenton

(Verso, London, 2013)

After a deployment to Afghanistan, what he had seen left the author disillusioned; he refused a second tour and left Britain. He returned to fight charges of desertion, and continued to speak out.

pbk £12.99

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Secrets and Lies - The True Story of the Iraq War

Dilip Hiro

(Politico's, London, 2005)

An analytical narrative, illuminating the role of the neoconservatives in the Bush administration.

pbk £2.00

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The Will to Resist - Soldiers Who Refuse to Fight in Iraq and Afghanistan

Dahr Jamail

(Haymarket Books, Chicago, USA, 2009)

Written by an embedded journalist, this tells of soldiers who came to question their role.

hbk £13.99

   •

Hostage in Iraq

Norman Kember

The story of this Christian pacifist's months as a hostage.

(Darton, Longman and Todd, London, 2007)

hbk £14.95

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Irregular Army: How the US Military Recruited Neo-Nazis, Gang Members, and Criminals to Fight the War on Terror

Matt Kennard

The book includes extensive interviews with extremist veterans and leaders of far-right hate groups; it links some of the miliitary's worst crimes (apart from being a military at all, of course) with this opening up of the US military.

(Verso, London, 2012)

hbk £16.99

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Mission Rejected: The Soldiers Who Say No to Iraq

Peter Laufer

A blend of oral history and journalism, though dealing with specifically the US military.

(John Blake Publishing, London, 2007)

pbk £9.99

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Investment in Blood - The True Cost of Britain's Afghan War

Frank Ledwidge

(Yale University Press, London, 2013)

A well-researched investigation with good coverage of the plight of the major victims - Afghan civiliians.

hbk £18.99

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Road from ar Ramadi: The Private Rebellion of Staff Sergeant Camilo Mejia - An Iraq War Memoir

Camilo Mejia

(Haymarket Books, Chicago, USA, 2008)

The author applied for discharge as a conscientious objector, but was convicted of desertion.

pbk £11.99

   •

Stop Bush Blair Wars

Andrew Murray

(Stop the War Coalition, London, 2006)

pmphlt £1.00

   •

Five Years On - Why we are still marching

Chris Nineham and Andrew Burgin

(Stop the War Coalition, London, 2008)

pmphlt £1.00

   •

Afghanistan: Why We Should Get Out

Chris Nineham and Jane Shallice

(Stop the War Coalition, London, 2008)

pmphlt £1.00

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War Plan Iraq: Ten Reasons Why We Shouldn't Launch Anothr War Against Iraq

Milan Rai (with a chapter by Noam Chomsky)

(Arrow Publicatins, St Leonards-on-Sea, 2002)

pbk £4.95

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Regime Unchanged - Why the war on Iraq changed nothing

Milan Rai

(Pluto Press, London, 2003)

pbk £3.00 (publisher's price was £10.00)

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7/7, the London Bombings, Islam & the Iraq War

Milan Rai

(Pluto Press, London, 2006)

pbk £3.00

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Iraq: The War, The Lies, The Consequences

Glen Rangwala, Paul Foot, and others

(Stop the War Coalition, London, 2004)

pmphlt £1.00

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A War Too Far - Iraq, Iran and the New American Century

Paul Rogers

(Pluto Press, London, 2006)

An analyst who has proved to be one of the few people who accurately predicted the disastrous course of US intervention in the Middle East.

pbk £14.99

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War With No End

Joe Sacco, Arundhati Roy, John Berger, Haifa Zangana, Hanif Kureishi, Phyllis Bennis, Ahdaf Soueif, Tram Nguyen, September 11th Families for Peaceful Tomorrows, Naomi Klein

(Verso, London & New York, in conjunction with the Stop the War Coalition, UK, and United for Peace and Justice, USA, 2007)

An anthology, from reportage to faction to fiction.

pbk £7.99

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Peace with Iran

James B Thring

(Ministry of Peace, London, 2012)

The author briefly presents a wide range of arguments against attacking Iranians - though with the downside of seeming blind to the iniquities of the Iranian regime itself.
pbk £5.00

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The Case for Withdrawal from Afghanistan

(Ed) Nick Turse

(Verso, London, 2010)

A collection of writings - including historic texts about former wars in Afghanistan - covering a large range of traditional political arguments against intervention.
pbk £9.99

   •

DowningStreetGate - The Dodgiest Dossier

(Spokesman, 2005)

This collecton of leaked British government papers demonstrates the government's duplicity in relation to its involvement in the 2003 attack on Iraq.

pbk £4.00

   •

None of Us Were Like This Before - American Soldiers and Torture

Joshua ES Phillips

(Verso, London, 2010)

A US reporter, writing about the widespread use of torture by that country's troops, discusses how they were "psychologically scarred by the abuse they had meted out to Iraqi prisoners".

hbk £16.99

   •

City of Widows: An Iraqi Woman's Account of War and Resistance

Haifa Zangana

(Seven Stories Press, New York, USA, 2009)

pbk £8.99

   •

Tinderbox: US Middle East Policy and the Roots of Terrorism

Stephen Zunes

(Zed Books, London, 2003)

A concise and intelligent account of US policy in the region.

pbk £3.00

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