by john bart gerald
drawings by julie maas



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Online Publication
Copyright 2002 by John Bart Gerald
Drawings copyright 2002 by Julie Maas

Content of this edition conforms entirely with the print edition with minor variations required in adapting to electronic media.
Website publisher: Gerald and Maas, Night's Lantern
Place of publication: Night's Lantern
Hand composed html electronic document by J.B.Gerald for Gerald and Maas
Posted August 18, 2002

electronic edition ISBN 0-941917-21-5


Noted at print media publication:
Portions of these essays by John Bart Gerald have appeared in print or online: two sections of "Toward Nonviolence," were published in Confrontation magazine;"Neruda's Winter Garden" and "Crimes of Power" were first author posted at; a portion of "An Open Letter" appeared in The PEN Bulletin; "On the Prevention of Genocide," first appeared with from Holland, then with serendipity, Switzerland. "The Silence of Mothers" was first published in Des Pardes (this country other country). A portion of "The Silence of Writers," appeared in the National Writers Union's American Writer;"Suppression of the Convention on Genocide," and "Essay on State Terrorism," first appeared on Gerald and Maas Night's Lantern at

Among twenty pages of drawings by Julie Maas are images which have appeared in several of her etchings.


First edition first printing, 125 copies
Printed and bound by author & artist, Gerald and Maas, editions/atelier

National Library of Canada Cataloguing in Publication

Gerald, John Bart, 1940-
    Arguments with the thought police / by John Bart Gerald ;
drawings by Julie Maas.

ISBN 0-9731090-0-9

    1. Nonviolence. I. Maas, Julie II. Title.

JZ5574.G47 2002   303.6'1   C2002-



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