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All American boys : draft dodgers in Canada from the Vietnam War

Author: Frank Kusch
Publisher: Westport (Conn.) : Praeger, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An exploration of the experiences of American draft dodgers in Canada during the Vietnam War. It argues that many of these young men were motivated not only by their opposition to the war but also by  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Frank Kusch
ISBN: 0275972682 9780275972684
OCLC Number: 469068873
Notes: Bibliogr. p. 159-167. Index.
Description: XVIII-173 p. ; 25 cm
Contents: Preface Introduction The Draft in American History: Balancing Liberty and Necessity Childhood: The Origins of Disaffection Adolescent Philosophers: From Teens to Draftees Selective Service and Vietnam: Deferments, Loopholes and Class Privilege Northern Bound: Dodging the Deferments--Evading the Country "Boys without a Country" Exiles or EmigREs? Traitors or Quintessential Americans? Reflections From Across the Border Epilogue Appendices Bibliography Index
Responsibility: Frank Kusch.
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