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By Comfort, Alex; Read, Herbert; Ward, Colin; Honeywell, Carissa; Read, Herbert; Ward, Colin; Comfort, Alex

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15. 35. Edgerton, Warfare State, p. 1. 36. Edgerton, Warfare State, pp. 292, 1, 13, 287, 13. 37. Edgerton, Warfare State, pp. 4, 290, 292. 28 A BRITISH ANARCHIST TRADITION 38. Ridel, War Commentary, mid-January, 1942. 39. 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.

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. At the end of that year the Direct Action Committee (DAC) against nuclear war was formed and began direct action and industrial campaigns against the manufacture, testing and deployment of nuclear weapons.

Education through Art was an influential work; it formed the basis of a specific UNESCO project concerning art education. It has rarely been highlighted that it was primarily an integration of Read’s thinking about art and politics and an anarchist programme which celebrated the inner life of the child as a source for the renewal of society along anarchist lines. One of the first and most important things to emphasize regarding Read’s revival of the concerns of anarchism in the British context is the importance of his experience in World War One for his intellectual development.

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