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international co-operation were overruled on this occasion in favour of physical force. She wrote ‘It can hardly be supposed that I underrate the horrors of war. I have imagination enough and sympathy enough to follow almost as if I beheld it with my eyes, the great tragedy which has been unfolded in South Africa.’8 Butler’s concept of Evangelical imperialism was based primarily upon conversion rather than force. For example, writing in 1887 of Britain’s record in Ireland, she asked: On what basis does our Empire stand? Very largely on that of conquest. Tell me what warrant

in ‘The truest form of patriotism’
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Pacifism and feminism in Victorian Britain
Heloise Brown

worked, they too would agree to the use of arbitration. Despite this interest in arbitration and international co-operation, there were significant differences between British and European liberalisms, particularly with regard to war and international relations. David Nicholls has argued that the contradictions between the British liberal belief in peace through free trade and non-intervention, and the European liberal position that nationalism and wars of liberation were a prerequisite for peace, meant that the establishment of a permanent international peace movement

in ‘The truest form of patriotism’
Feminist journals and peace questions
Heloise Brown

– including Biggs and Blackburn – on Becker’s death it was decided that no one was able to take up the task of continuing it. The WSJ was primarily concerned with the campaign for women’s suffrage, although it did reflect Becker’s interests in its coverage of other feminist issues, such as the work of the Married Women’s Property Committee, campaigns for women’s education, issues of crime and the law, and the international progress of the women’s movement. Its content demonstrated Becker’s commitment to international co-operation and her Cobdenite radicalism, particularly

in ‘The truest form of patriotism’
The Peace Society and women
Heloise Brown

movement, and the strength of radical organisations such as the IAPA increased, Darby’s Peace Society found international co-operation increasingly difficult. Over the last decades of the nineteenth century, there was a gradual increase in the levels of co-operation and collaboration between feminists and absolute pacifists. Organised women’s pacifism in the 1870s was dominated by Evangelicalism, as a result of the Peace Society’s manipulation of the women’s peace movement. By the 1880s its women’s Auxiliary had split, with Evangelical feminists opting for an

in ‘The truest form of patriotism’
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Yalta farewell; how new a world?
Kjell M. Torbiörn

empires, with international co-operation competing against the MUP_Torbion_05_Ch5 76 22/9/03, 12:38 pm 1989–92: Yalta farewell 77 spectre of national – and nationalist – confrontation. Now the world would no longer have the luxury of debating such arcane ideas as whether the means of production ought to be state-owned or private. Instead, it would be faced with issues of survival such as climate change, environmental deterioration, AIDS, terrorism and the proliferation of nuclear weapons. No longer would war be principally a matter for the two superpowers, of

in Destination Europe
Patrick Doyle

co-operation between countries to achieve this goal. 55 The DATI investigated the condition of the dairy industry once again in 1910. A major focus of this examination focused upon the various trade descriptions applied to different grades of Irish butter sold across the United Kingdom. This time the investigating committee included no IAOS representative. 56 The committee did cross-examine Robert Anderson, whose evidence drew upon his long experience at the largest trade organisation in the field of butter production. Anderson revisited some

in Civilising rural Ireland