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George Woodcock, Letter to the Past: An Autobiography (Canada: Fitzhenry and Whiteside Ltd, 1982), p. 267. 40. Goodway Anarchist Seeds Beneath the Snow, p. 202. 41. Goodway Anarchist Seeds Beneath the Snow, p. 203. 42. Herbert Read, Poetry and Anarchism (London: Faber and Faber, 1938), p. 57. 43. Goodway Anarchist Seeds Beneath the Snow, p. 182. 44. Goodway Anarchist Seeds Beneath the Snow, p. 207. 45. Freedom, 17 May 1947, quoted in Goodway Anarchist Seeds Beneath the Snow, p. 188. 46. Colin Ward, ‘The Future of the Committee of 100: An Anarchist View’, Peace News, 26 January 1962, quotes in Goodway Anarchist Seeds beneath the Snow, p.
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. The wider nuclear disarmament movement began to mobilize in 1957 in response to the British government’s plans to develop the hydrogen bomb.
12. Randolph S. Bourne, ‘The State’, pp. 71–2. 13. Ostergaard ‘Resisting the Nation-State: The Pacifist and Anarchist Traditions’, p. 172. A British Anarchist Tradition 27 14. Ostergaard, ‘Resisting the Nation-State: The Pacifist and Anarchist Traditions’, p. 177. 15. Freedom, 17 May and 26 July 1947. 16. Nicolas Walter, ‘Nonviolent Resistance: Men against War’, Nonviolence, 63, 1963, p. 17. 17. April Carter, ‘Anarchism and Violence’, in J. Rowland Pennock and John W. Chapman (eds) Anarchism (NOMOS XIX) (New York: New York University Press 1978), p.