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Society & Culture, History

Big Ideas brings you the best of talks, forums, debates, and festivals held in Australia and around the world, casting light on the major social, cultural, scientific and political issues

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Anti war history

July 22nd, 2014

Episode 21 of 559 episodes

From the Boer War to now, it is hardly controversial to say that modern history has been marked by war and its legacies. Numerous violent conflicts have scarred more or less every continent in the 20th century. But what if we examine this era from a different vantage point — through an anti-war lens? What stories, passions, heroics, arguments, fractures, individuals and movements opposed war? And why should that anti war history be important to us today?

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