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Sociology and Welfare
LON/BPC/SOC · Series · 1913-1955
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This series is comprised of 66 items arranged in 7 subfiles containing brochures, pamphlets, reprints, books, theses and periodicals. The publications range in date from 1913 to 1955, but most of the documents date from the late 1930s and 1940s. The documents are written in English, French, German and a few in other languages. The series comprises publications of national and international welfare organizations, the work of social foundations and reports of international conferences on social and welfare questions.

Peace Movements
LON/BPC/PAC · Series · 1917-1946
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This series is comprised of a total of 296 titles (included, but not indvidually numbered: 28 duplicated copies and 2 periodical issues). Brochures, reviews, booklets, documents, maps, pamphlets and reprints that were titled in this series referred to 22 countries. They were written in 12 languages and some have several translations. The period covered in this series ranges between 1917 and 1946, with the majority relating to the 1910s and 1920s. Topics of the publications are peace movements and their worldwide historical development as well as the activities of peace associations and societies. They also include thoughts and opinions of various authors on the question of peace and war and on the concept of the united world and permanent peace which might be accomplished by a universally recognised code of international law or the voluntary establishment of an organization that went beyond the confines of national culture.