The Resource Jews and the military : a history, Derek J. Penslar

Jews and the military : a history, Derek J. Penslar

Label
Jews and the military : a history
Title
Jews and the military
Title remainder
a history
Statement of responsibility
Derek J. Penslar
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Jews and the Military is the first comprehensive and comparative look at Jews' involvement in the military and their attitudes toward war from the 1600s until the creation of the state of Israel in 1948. Derek Penslar shows that although Jews have often been described as people who shun the army, in fact they have frequently been willing, even eager, to do military service, and only a minuscule minority have been pacifists. Penslar demonstrates that Israel's military ethos did not emerge from a vacuum and that long before the state's establishment, Jews had a vested interest in milit
Cataloging source
YDXCP
Dewey number
355.0089/92404
Index
index present
LC call number
DS135.E83
LC item number
P45 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Jews and the military : a history, Derek J. Penslar
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Control code
ocn858934898
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781299790131
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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22573/ctt39m92t
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.b29189937
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)858934898
  • pebcs1299790135

Library Locations

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