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July 22nd, 2014
Episode 21 of 452 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?