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Jews and the military : a history

Author: Derek Jonathan Penslar
Publisher: Princeton : Princeton University Press, 2013.
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Looks at Jews' involvement in the military and their attitudes toward war from the 1600s until the creation of the state of Israel in 1948. This title demonstrates that Israel's military ethos did  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Livres électroniques
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Penslar, Derek Jonathan.
Jews and the military.
Princeton : Princeton University Press, 2013
(DLC) 2013000893
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Derek Jonathan Penslar
ISBN: 9781400848577 1400848571
OCLC Number: 908737188
Notes: Titre de l'écran-titre (visionné le 6 mai 2015).
Description: 1 ressource en ligne (xi, 360 p.)
Contents: Jews in the Tsar's army: conscription as national tragedy? --
Fighting for rights: conscription and Jewish emancipation --
The military as a Jewish occupation --
When may we kill our brethren? Jews at war --
The Jewish soldier of World War I: from participant to victim --
The world wars as Jewish wars --
1948 as a Jewish world war.
Responsibility: Derek J. Penslar.


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Shortlisted for the 2014 Sophie Brody Medal, Reference and User Services Association (RUSA) of the American Library Association "Penslar offers a deep perspective ... he enlivens his study with Read more...

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