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Total war and the law : the American home front in World War II

Author: Daniel R Ernst; Victor Jew
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2002.
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At a time when nostalgia for "the Good War" prevails, this collection of essays on the rule of law and the constitution during the Second World War demonstrates how major war can imperil the notion  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
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Total war and the law.
Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2002
(OCoLC)606933912
Online version:
Total war and the law.
Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2002
(OCoLC)607742360
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Daniel R Ernst; Victor Jew
ISBN: 0275975983 9780275975982
OCLC Number: 49625134
Description: viii, 240 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Inter arma silent leges : extrajudicial activity, patriotism, and the rule of law / Melvin I. Urofsky --
Sabotage, treason, and military tribunals in World War II / William M. Wiecek --
Redeeming whiteness in the shadow of internment : the racial redemption of Earl Warren / Sumi Cho --
Reconsidering 'An American dilemma' : war, state-building, and the politics of black militancy in the twentieth century / Daniel Kryder --
Vivien Kellems and the folkways of taxation / Carolyn C. Jones --
The ideal and the actual in the state : Willard Hurst at the Board of Economic Warfare / Daniel R. Ernst.
Responsibility: edited by Daniel R. Ernst and Victor Jew.

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