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Rabbinic Typology of War

Reuven Firestone

in Holy War in Judaism: The Fall and Rise of a Controversial Idea

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199860302
eISBN:
9780199950621
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199860302.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

The rabbis developed two rabbinic instruments designed to prevent the instigation of holy war after the destruction of the Temple. One was to categorize all biblical wars into categories and then ... More


Dirges in the Dark

Tom Eamon

in The Making of a Southern Democracy: North Carolina Politics from Kerr Scott to Pat McCrory

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781469606972
eISBN:
9781469612478
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9781469606989_eamon.10
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter discusses peace groups, and how they grew on college campuses. The more privileged sons of North Carolina—the ones who could afford to go to college and thus gain long-term student draft ... More


Introduction

Amy J. Rutenberg

in Rough Draft: Cold War Military Manpower Policy and the Origins of Vietnam-Era Draft Resistance

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781501739361
eISBN:
9781501739378
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501739361.003.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

Chapter one illustrates the tension between martial citizenship and breadwinner masculinity in World War II deferment policy as well as men’s surprising reluctance to serve in the “Good War.” Despite ... More


“To Rub Smooth the Sharp Edges”: Universal Military Training, 1943–1951

Amy J. Rutenberg

in Rough Draft: Cold War Military Manpower Policy and the Origins of Vietnam-Era Draft Resistance

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781501739361
eISBN:
9781501739378
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501739361.003.0003
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter contends that members of Congress were reluctant to draft students and fathers during the Korean War because they believed the conflict was just the opening salvo of a much longer Cold ... More


“Really First-Class Men”: The Early Cold War, 1948–1953

Amy J. Rutenberg

in Rough Draft: Cold War Military Manpower Policy and the Origins of Vietnam-Era Draft Resistance

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781501739361
eISBN:
9781501739378
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501739361.003.0004
Subject:
History, Military History

Chapter four focuses on the development of the Selective Service’s decision to channel men into certain occupations and domestic arrangements. Under its policy of manpower channeling, the Selective ... More


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