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The Origins of War PreventionThe British Peace Movement and International Relations 1730-1854$
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Martin Ceadel

Print publication date: 1996

Print ISBN-13: 9780198226741

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2011

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198226741.001.0001

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The Elihu Burritt Era: Pacifist Impact, January 1846–September 1848

The Elihu Burritt Era: Pacifist Impact, January 1846–September 1848

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(p.356) 9 The Elihu Burritt Era: Pacifist Impact, January 1846–September 1848
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The Origins of War Prevention
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Martin Ceadel

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198226741.003.0009

This period saw the peace movement take off: lifted by the support of an attentive public, it came to resemble a glider as it exploited the rising currents of anti-war feeling by launching two separate campaigns against attempts to revive the militia: a Friendly International Addresses movement — The League of Universal Brotherhood — and an international peace congress at Brussels, in 20—22 September 1848. A key activist in this period was newly arrived American, Elihu Burritt, whose League of Universal Brotherhood became the first peace association to attract a mass membership.

Keywords:   Elihu Burritt, British peace movement, The League of Universal Brotherhood, anti-war, peace congress, international relations

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