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OBJECTING TO WAR
FIRST CO TO DIE
2 EUROPE GOES TO WAR
3 COUNTDOWN TO CONSCRIPTION
4 FUNDAMENTAL CHANGE IN SOCIETY
5 NO CONSCRIPTION FELLOWSHIP
6 THE SECRET PRESS
7 MANY TRADITIONS
8 THE TRIBUNALS
9 TRANSCRIPTS
10 THE 'won't-fight-funks'
11 THE COST OF CONSCIENCE
12 UNWILLING SOLDIERS
13 ALTERNATIVES AND DILEMMAS
14 PRISON
15 THE MEN SENTENCED TO DEATH
16 COERCION FAILS
17 DYCE
18 DARTMOOR
19 THEY WORK IN OVERCOATS
20 THE MEN WHO DIED
21 WINDING DOWN
21 SELECTION OF BOOKS
22 FROM CALL UP TO DISCHARGE


WHY WAR? supplement

These and many other books are available for consultation in the PPU's CO project library. Contact for visit

21 SELECTION OF BOOKS ABOUT CONSCRIPTION
and related issues

Sylvia Pankhurst The Home Front
P Armitage Leicester 1914-1918: The wartime story of a Midlands town (1933)
W H Scott Leeds in the Great War 1914-1918: A book of Remembrance (1923)
J Hinton The first Shop Stewards movement (1973)
T Wilson The Myriad Faces of War: Britain in the Great War (1986)
J Putkowski and J Skyes Shot at Dawn: Execution in World war One by Authority of the British Army (1989)
J W Graham Conscription and Conscience (1921) [Quaker and pacifist account]
Denis Hayes Conscription and conflict: The conflict of ideas in the struggle for and against military conscription in Britain between 1901 and 1939 (1949)
D A Martin Pacifism: An Historical and Sociological Study (1965)
D Boulton Objection Overruled (1967)
Clifford Barnard. Two weeks in May 1945 – Sandbostle Concentration Camp and the Friends Ambulance Unit.
Peretz Kidron ed. Refusnick – Israel’s soldiers of conscience.
John C.Moskos, John Whiteclay Chambers. The new conscientious objection – from sacred to secular.
KennethMellanby. Human Guinea Pigs.
J Rae, Conscience and Politics: the British Government and the Conscientious Objectors to Military Service, 1916-1919 (1970)
M Ceadel Pacifism in Britain, 1914-1945: The defining of a faith (1980)
F L Carsten War against War; British and German Radical Movements in the First World War (1982)
C Moorehead Troublesome People: Enemies of War 1916-1986 (1987)
F Goodall A Question of Conscience: Conscientious Objection in Two World Wars (1997)
Cyril Pearce Comrades in Conscience - the story of an English community's opposition to the Great War (2001)
R Barker Conscience Government and War - conscientious objection in Great Britain 1939-45 (1982)
Denis Hayes Challenge of Conscience (1949)
Martin Ceadel The Origins of War Prevention: The British Peace Movement and International Relations, 1730-1854 (2000)
Martin Ceadel Semi-detached idealists- the British Peace Movements and International Relations, 1854-1945 (2000)

Mulford Q Sibley and Philip E Jacobs Conscription of Conscience - the American state and the Conscientious objector 1940-1947 (1952)
L C Jauncey The Story of Conscription in Australia (1935)
Catholic Institute for International Relations/Pax Christi War & Conscience in South Africa: The Churches & Conscientious Objection (1982)
GC Zahn War, Conscience and Dissent (1967)

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