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An engrossing account of how protestors stood against some of the key conflicts 1914 to the present day

Based on nearly 200 personal testimonies from the Imperial War Museum's Collections, this landmark book tells the stories of those of those who participated in anti-war protest from the First World War 1914-18 to the ongoing conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Voices Against War is a compelling, emotional and very moving human story, essential for understanding war in its entirety.


A timely written compilation . . . the many voices represented here offer lucid reasoning and moving compassion


A very thought-provoking and revealing read . . . this book really does take the reader inside the ranks of the various anti-war movements


This is the most interesting book that I've read in years

Bruce Kent

A history of 20th century anti-war movements which, whether we agree or disagree, mean we no longer give blind acquiescence to our Government's military follies

Belfast Telegraph

A sobering read that forces you to question some assumptions you might have

Sunday Herald

Every page contains a deep and moving insight into the motives and consciences of those who have opposed military conflict and the weapons of war, from 1914 to the present. It is a wonderful book

Tony Benn

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  • Voices Against War
    Lyn Smith



    April 1, 2011

    Mainstream Digital

    352 pages

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