The Making of Israeli Militarism (Hardback)Uri Ben-Eliezer (author)
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... an original interpretation of the wide-ranging impact of the military on Israeli society... one of the most insightful works on Israeli society in general." -Gershon Shafir
From the early days of the Yishuv, militarism and the military have become a way of life for Israelis. Focusing on the period between 1936 and 1956, Uri Ben-Eliezer traces the ways in which military force acquired legitimacy in civilian society and how the use of organized violence became an acceptable solution to conflicts, especially the Arab-Israeli conflict.
Publisher: Indiana University Press
Number of pages: 296
Weight: 39 g
Dimensions: 229 x 152 x 30 mm