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To end all wars

Woodrow Wilson and the quest for a new world order

by Thomas J. Knock

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Published by Princeton University Press in Princeton, N.J .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Wilson, Woodrow, 1856-1924.,
    • League of Nations -- History.,
    • World War, 1914-1918 -- Peace.,
    • United States -- Foreign relations -- 1913-1921.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementThomas J. Knock.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE767.1 .K56 1995
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxviii, 381 p. :
      Number of Pages381
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1273932M
      ISBN 100691001502
      LC Control Number95005425

      To End All Wars is not the gung ho play-byplay account found in yawn-inducing history texts. Rather, Hochschild provides cogent portraits of the military planners, explains their decisions and the consequences, and describes some key battles, primarily the resulting carnage (this is not a book to read around mealtime).   You will hear of wars and rumors of wars, but see to it that you are not alarmed. Such things must happen, but the end is still to come. Nation will rise against nation, and kingdom against kingdom. There will be famines and earthquakes in various places. All these are the beginning of birth pains” (Matthew ).

      To end all wars: Woodrow Wilson and the quest for a new world order User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict. This is not a biography of Wilson but a story of the man and his vision of a League of Nations. Knock (history, Southern Methodist Univ.) tries to show that Wilson embraced the concept during his. To End All Wars: A Story of Loyalty and Rebellion, Adam Hochschild, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt pp. ISBN Summary World War I stands as one of history’s most senseless spasms of carnage, defying rational explanation.

        The futility and waste of this first modern war is movingly conveyed in “The War to End All Wars,” by Russell Freedman, a fast-paced history for young readers, dense with archival photos.   To end all wars: A story of loyalty and rebellion, - Adam Hochschild World War I stands as one of history’s most senseless spasms of carnage, defying rational explanation. In a riveting, suspenseful narrative with haunting echoes for our own time, Adam Hochschild brings it .


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Out of 5 stars Brilliant Book looking at an alternative history of the war to end all wars. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on Janu Verified PurchaseCited by: "To End all Wars" is a recent republish of the late Ernest Gordon's story of survival and finding Christian faith while enduring the hell of the Thai Burma Railway.

Gordon (who later became a college chaplain in the U.S.) starts off describing an unsuccessful ocean escape attempt from the Dutch East Indies which led to his capture by the /5(82). "To End All Wars" is the story, told from a variety of viewpoints, of how Britain fared under the stresses of war between and The author "focuses on the long-ignored moral drama of [the war's] critics, alongside its generals and heroes."/5.

(The book title was changed to To End All Wars to accommodate the film.) Published in it recounts Gordon's three years in a Japanese concentration camp in Thailand.

I was drawn into the story by the splendid writing, but kept reading because of the mesmerizing stories of faith being lived out in the harshest of circumstances/5.

NPR coverage of To End All Wars: A Story of Loyalty and Rebellion, by Adam Hochschild. News, author interviews, critics' picks and more. To End All Wars, we suppose, is a history of dissent, an account of pacifist movements, conscientious objectors and deserters who (we also suppose) created much.

He stays loyal to this method in “To End All Wars,” concentrating on the appalling losses suffered by the rank and file and the extraordinary courage of those who decided that the war was not.

Fresh analysis of Wilson, his times, and the evolution of his international position; by Knock (History/Southern Methodist Univ.).

With never an extra word, Knock creates a sense of the creative ferment, innocence, and scale of a still-young America that brought into being such vigorous visionaries as Teddy Roosevelt, Eugene Debs, and John Reed.

He shows a thoughtful Wilson, confident in his Author: Thomas J. Knock. To End All Wars focuses on the long-ignored moral drama of the war’s critics, alongside its generals and heroes. Many of these dissenters were thrown in jail for their opposition to the war, from a future Nobel Prize winner to an editor behind bars who distributed a /5(51).

Since at least the last third of the 20th century, the alternative wording "the war to end all wars" has become more popular.

The War to End War was the title of Laurence Stallings 's book on the war. It was also a title of a chapter of the American high school history textbook The American Pageant (first published ), and remained so. To End All Wars () Plot. Showing all 2 items Jump to: Summaries (2) Summaries.

A true story about four Allied POWs who endure harsh treatment from their Japanese captors during World War II while being forced to build a railroad through the Burmese jungle.

Directed by David L. Cunningham. With Robert Carlyle, Kiefer Sutherland, Ciarán McMenamin, Mark Strong. A true story about four Allied POWs who endure harsh treatment from their Japanese captors during World War II while being forced to build a railroad through the Burmese jungle.

Ultimately they find true freedom by forgiving their enemies.7/10(K). To end all wars: a story of loyalty and rebellion, / Adam Hochschild.

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Book reviews. The War to End All Wars Russell Freedman Review by Dean Schneider. August Russell Freedman has set the standard for fine history writing for many years, and this new volume lives up to his own high standards. A master prose stylist and an expert at taking complicated subjects and making them specific, immediate and.

TO END ALL WARS contrasts the warrior Bushido (loosely translated “obligation”) culture of the Japanese, which demands honor, valor and submission to the Emperor at any cost, with Western culture, which focuses on the individual, and with true Christian sacrifice and forgiveness.

Eventually, forgiveness, self-sacrifice and love triumph. " The War to End All Wars is considered by many to be the best single account of America's participation in World War I. Covering famous battles, the birth of the air force, naval engagements, the War Department, and experiences of the troops, this indispensable volume is again available in paperback for students and general readers.5/5(1).

Adam Hochschild discusses his book, [To End All Wars: A Story of Loyaly and Rebellion, ] about the now largely-forgotten opposition to world War I. Buy a cheap copy of To End All Wars: A Story of Loyalty and book by Adam Hochschild.

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In a riveting, suspenseful narrative with Free shipping over $Cited by: To End All Wars provides a spectrum of life lessons -– from the dangers of cultural elitism to the internal consequences of vengeance and forgiveness, to the presence of hope in any circumstance.

Its characters are believable people with differing sets of values and principles. From the author of King Leopold's Ghost, a sweeping history of World War I, showcasing the war's critics as dramatically as its heroes and victims. Learn mor. His book _The War to End All Wars: The American Military Experience in World War I_ is a scholarly and brilliantly written tour de force; his collective group study: the American citizen published in at the height of America's involvement in Vietnam, Coffman set the president for this new style of military by:   To End All Wars.

A Story of Loyalty and Rebellion, Adam Hochschild. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt: pp., $28Author: Marla Stone.To End All Wars Photos View All Photos (1) Movie Info.

A World War II, prisoner-of-war drama about a group of American POWs. Led by Lieutenant Colonel Stuart McLean, the officers--Major Ian 62%.