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Exercise of Conscience A World War II Objector Remembers

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ISBN-10: 0879755849

ISBN-13: 9780879755843

Edition: 1990

Authors: Harry R. Van Dyck

List price: $42.99
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This is the memoir of Harry R Van Dyck, one of the nearly twelve thousand men who were thrust into hastily organised Civilian Public Service (CPS) camps during World War Two. Van Dyck, whose Mennonite heritage was the foundation of his conscientious objector status, spent nearly four years in the CPS. He experienced the numerous scenes of adventure, drama, and humour that made up daily life in the camps for a heterogeneous collection of men whose only common bond was their "exercise of conscience". This memoir examines the principles, motives, and dilemmas of the pacifist, out of step with a society intensely engaged in a popular war, raising issues that are of concern to all who are…    
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Book details

List price: $42.99
Copyright year: 1990
Publisher: Prometheus Books, Publishers
Publication date: 6/1/1990
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 250
Size: 6.75" wide x 9.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.298
Language: English