The Rebel Passion.
George Allen and Unwin Ltd Ruskin House Museum Street.
A short history of some pioneer peace-makers. illustrated.
FIRST EDITION. 8vo. 6x 8.75 inches. 140 pp. Bound in original red cloth, gilt, in pictorial dust wrapper, which has sunned spine and some staining and foxing on rear with publisher's advertisement and reviews of other titles. A little wear to extremities and foxing of flyleaves and preliminaries; otherwise a very good copy. Illustrated by 8 pages of black and white portrait plates. A history of twentieth century peacemaking initiatives, concentrating on the work of members of the International Fellowship of Reconciliation from 1914. The organisation, based at Utrecht, works for disarmament, anti-racism and gender equality. Vera Brittain (1893-1970) was a First World War nurse, who became a writer, feminist, socialist and pacifist after the personal losses she experienced in the war, becoming well known after the publication of Testament of Youth in 1933.
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