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The proliferation of nuclear weapons, and particularly the dropping of the atomic bomb on Hiroshima on 6 August 1945 consolidated ‘anarcho-pacifism’ as a distinct and specific doctrine. This stance entwined reflections on ‘the bomb’ and on ‘governmental society’ in organizations such as the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament and the Committee of 100. The task of eliminating nuclear weapons was seen from this viewpoint as dependent on a profound social re-ordering. ’46 Comfort’s campaign against the atomic bomb started in 1945, and, as part of his work through the 1940s and 1950s, he pioneered the ‘new’ social-scientific approach to anarchism.
George Crowder, Classical Anarchism. The Political Thought of Godwin, Proudhon, Bakunin, and Kropotkin (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1991), p. 2. 8. George Woodcock, Anarchism (Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1962), p. 414. 9. T. Paine, The Rights of Man (1792; London: Watts, The Thinkers Library, 1939) Part 2, ch. 1, p. 134. 10. Geoffrey Ostergaard, ‘Resisting the Nation-State: The Pacifist and Anarchist Traditions’, pp. ) The Nation-State. The Formation of Modern Politics (Oxford: Martin Robertson, 1981), pp.
C. Darwin, The Descent of Man (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1909), p. 150 quoted in P. Kropotkin, Ethics: Origin and Development (Dorchester: Prism Press, 1924), p. 33. 27. G. Woodcock and I. Avakumovic, The Anarchist Prince (New York: Schocken Books, 1971), p. 420. 28. Barker, Political Ideas in Modern Britain, p. 83. 29. Reg Reynolds, War Commentary, June 1941. 30. David Edgerton, Warfare State: Britain, 1920–1970 (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2006), p. 270. 31. Angus Calder, The People’s War (London: Cape, 1969); Paul Addison, The Road to 1945: British Politics and the Second World War (London: Cape, 1975); Kenneth Morgan, The People’s Peace: British History 1945–1989 (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1990), quoted in Edgerton, Warfare State, p.