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Jews and the Military - a book by Penslar, Derek J.

Jews and the Military

A History

Jews and the Military( )
Author: Penslar, Derek J.
Publication Date:Oct 2013
Publisher:Princeton University Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $30.95
Book Description:

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...
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Detailed Subjects: History / Jewish
Religion / Judaism / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.357 x 9.087 x 1.076 Inches
Book Weight:1.438 Pounds

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