Pacifists -- France -- History -- Sources
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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-B-France-Alix, Gabriel
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-B-France-Passy, Frederic
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-B-France-Rolland, Romain
Romain Rolland was a French pacifist intellectual who opposed World War I. He won the 1915 Nobel Prize for Literature. He helped introduce teachings of Gandhi to the West, opposed fascism, and supported the Popular Front.
Overview André and Magda Trocmé are perhaps best known for their work in the small French town of Le Chambon-sur-Lignon where, during World War II, they inspired the villagers to help protect and sometimes to assist in the escape of Jews and other poltiical refugees. In 1938, André Trocmé, and his pacifist colleague Édouard Theis, founded L'Ecole Nouvelle Cévenol in Le Chambon, a Protestant, co-educational secondary school, with a curriculum of tolerance, honesty, and nonviolence. By 1942 the Germans...