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Title Nonviolence in America : a documentary history / edited by Staughton Lynd and Alice Lynd.
Imprint Maryknoll, N.Y. : Orbis Books, [1995]
Edition Revised edition.

Subject Passive resistance -- United States.
Alt Name Lynd, Staughton.
Lynd, Alice.
Description xlvi, 530 pages ; 24 cm
Edition Revised edition.
Contents Quakers -- Abolitionists -- Anarchists -- Progressives -- Conscientious objectors, World War I -- Trade unionism between the wars -- Conscientious objectors, World War II -- Diret action for peace, post-World War II -- Direct action for Civil Rights, post-World War II -- The Vietnam War -- A new Catholicism -- Nonviolent trade unionism -- Anti-imperialism -- The Gulf War -- Healing global wounds.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN 1570750130
1570750106 (pbk.)
OCLC # 31606442
Table of Contents
Pt. IQuakers 
 1First Letter to the Delaware Indians / William Penn1
 2John Woolman3
  B"A Plea for the Poor"10
Pt. IIAbolitionists 
 3"Declaration of Sentiments, 1838" / William Lloyd Garrison13
 4Christian Non-Resistance / Adin Ballou17
 5"Civil Disobedience" / Henry David Thoreau21
 6"Passive Resistance" / Elihu Burritt38
Pt. IIIAnarchists 
 7Speeches in Court, 1886 / Michael Schwab, August Spies43
 8"Anarchism: What It Really Stands For" / Emma Goldman45
 9Testimony Before The Industrial Relations Commission, 1915 / William Haywood48
Pt. IVProgressives 
 10"The Moral Equivalent of War" / William James65
 11Crime and Punishment / Clarence Darrow75
 12Letters from Prison, 1917 Suffragettes82
Pt. VConscientious Objectors, World War I 
 13"Personal Reactions During War" / Jane Addams91
 14Statements of Conscientious Objection, 1917-1918 / Roger Baldwin and Others100
 15Prisoners for Peace103
  A"Atlanta Prison - 1917" / Ammon Hennacy104
  B"Christ or Country?" / J. George Ewert119
  CThe Fort Leavenworth General Strike / Stephen M. Kohn123
Pt. VITrade Unionism Between the Wars 
 16"The Lawrence Strike of 1919" / A. J. Muste129
 17Sit-Down / Joel Seidman141
 18A Union without a Contract / John Sargent156
Pt. VIIConscientious Objectors, World War II 
 19Why We Refused to Register / Donald Benedict and Others161
 20"The Battle of Anapamu Creek" / William Stafford164
 21Conscientious Objectors in Prison / Mulford Sibley, Asa Wardlaw169
Pt. VIIIDirect Action for Peace, Post-World War II 
 22"Pilgrimage of a Conscience" / Maurice McCrackin175
 23"Why I Am Sailing into the Pacific Bomb-Test Area" / Albert Bigelow178
 24Visible Witness / Wilmer Young183
 25"Southern Peace Walk: Two Issues or One?" / Barbara Deming192
 26Quebec-Washington-Guantanamo Walk for Peace, 1963-1964202
  ADiscipline of Nonviolence203
  B"The Peacewalkers' Struggle in Albany, Georgia" / Bradford Lyttle203
Pt. IXDirect Action for Civil Rights, Post-World War II 
 27"Pilgrimage to Nonviolence" / Martin Luther King, Jr.209
 28Statements of Principle CORE and SNCC220
  A"CORE Rules for Action"221
  BStatement of Purpose Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee222
 29Jailed-In / Thomas Gaither223
 30"In Pursuit of Freedom" / William Mahoney234
 31Voter Registration, Mississippi and Georgia243
  AMississippi Violence vs Human Rights244
  BA Statement from the Burgland High School Students246
  CMessage from Jail / Robert Moses246
  DStatement by a High School Student247
  ELee County Report / [Jack] Chatfield248
 32Birmingham, Alabama252
  ABirmingham Manifesto, 1963252
  BLetter from Birmingham City Jail / Martin Luther King, Jr.254
Pt. XThe Vietnam War 
 33We Won't Go269
  ADeclaration of Conscience Against the War in Vietnam270
  BLeaflet, McComb, Mississippi271
  C"Noncooperation" / Marjorie Swann272
 34The Pentagon, October 1967274
  A"The Siege of the Pentagon" / Maris Cakars and Others275
  BDemocracy from the Heart / Gregory Nevala Calvert281
 35Ultra Resistance286
  AStatement of the Catonsville Nine / Daniel Berrigan, Philip Berrigan and Others287
  B"The Burning of Paper Instead of Lives"290
 36Soldiers Against War294
  AThe Presidio295
  BVietnam / Brian Willson301
  COperation Dewey Canyon III305
Pt. XIA New Catholicism 
 37Dorothy Day309
  APeter Maurin310
  B"Letter to the Unemployed"315
  CProtesting Civil Defense317
 38Letter from Father Thomas Merton to James Forest324
 39The White Train / James W. Douglass326
 40"A World Where Abortion Is Unthinkable" / Shelley Douglass337
 41Dead Man Walking / Helen Prejean344
Pt. XIINonviolent Trade Unionism 
 42Cesar Chavez363
  ACesar Chavez Recalls364
  B"Letter from Delano"368
  CTalk on Nonviolence370
 43"Singing Across Dark Spaces: The Union/Community Takeover of the Pittston Coal Company's Moss 3 Coal Preparation Plant" / Jim Sessions, Fran Ansley374
Pt. XIIIAnti-Imperialism 
 44"The Future of Nonviolence" / David Dellinger397
 45"On Revolution and Equilibrium" / Barbara Deming405
 46The Trial of the Winooski 44427
  A"A History of East Bay Sanctuary Covenant"450
  B"Jewish Covenant of Sanctuary"458
 48"The Tracks" / Brian Willson459
 49Witness for Peace / Sharon Hostetler473
Pt. XIVThe Gulf War 
 50Statements Refusing Military Service477
  AAn Inexcusable Reason to Sacrifice a Life / Lynda Reiser478
  BPublic Statement / Jeff Paterson481
  CStatement of Refusal to Participate in Interventionist Wars / Erik Glen Larsen482
 51"Letter to Secretary-General Javier Perez de Cuellar" / Ramsey Clark484
 52"Just and Unjust Wars" / Howard Zinn492
Pt. XVHealing Global Wounds 
  A"Declaration of Nuclear Resistance"506
  B"Surrounded by Acres of Clams" / Murray Rosenblith508
  CReflection on the Seabrook Occupation / Cathy Wolff515
 54"The Feminization of Earth First!" / Judi Bari516
 55Western Shoshone Nation and the Global Anti-Nuclear Alliance521
  APurpose Statement522
  BParticipation Guidelines523
 56"This America Has Been a Burden" / Simon J. Ortiz524

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