Quakers at War: what do they do and why do they do it?

Frances Hurd


Region:
South East
Notice Period:
Regular (more than one month's notice)
Type:
Professional
Fee:
Paid: £60 plus 40p a mile for travel
Category:
History
Updated:
28th December 2017
Tagged:
War | Humanitarian Aid | History

In 1947 work of Quakers (Society of Friends) during the Second World War was recognised with the Nobel Peace Prize. Why did they receive it? What have Quakers done to help combatants and civilians during wartime, and when did they start doing it? And who are the Quakers, anyway? 

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About Frances Hurd

Dr Frances Hurd is an independent historian and genealogical researcher living in Chichester. She has worked in publishing, academia and the heritage sector, as well as inspecting schools both in the UK and Abu Dhabi over many years.


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