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By Nachman Ben-yehuda

ISBN-10: 0813397766

ISBN-13: 9780813397764

ISBN-10: 1429486937

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Betrayal and Treason examines betrayals as violations of either belief and loyalty. It bargains a typology according to club in or out of collectives in the contexts of secrecy/non-secrecy. The ebook indicates that betrayals contain such different types as espionage, whistle-blowing, infidelity, political turncoating, conversions, collaboration with occupying forces, informers, mutinies, defections, strike-breakers, specialist, highbrow, and foreign betrayals, human rights violations, surveillance, assassinations, and kingdom backed terror. every one of the types is gifted with attractive, stimulating, and acceptable real-life illustrations and narratives.The booklet makes a speciality of treason, examines diversified cultures (European international locations, Israel, Canada, the us) and such classes as international conflict II, the conquest of Mexico, and appears at such figures as Benedict Arnold, Ezra Pound, Edward VIII, Malinche, Vindkun Quisling, Lord Haw Haw, Tokyo Rose, and a number of others. due to the fact that international struggle II is a wonderful interval during which you'll be able to study problems with treason, and because there was such an elevated curiosity in global warfare II, this ebook areas a specific emphasis on that interval and conflict. Betrayal and Treason is unique in its conceptual framework, and in its breadth and intensity of insurance. but judging through the quantity of books released on related subject matters long ago, there can hardly ever be a doubt that there has regularly been a real call for and "hunger" for an inclusive and integrative booklet corresponding to this one. by way of providing a brand new and interpretive framework for betrayals, this ebook can serve either students and lay humans alike in gaining a better figuring out of any such advanced and engaging habit as betrayal.

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Had it not been for the random captllre oJ: An&&, Amold" treason w d d have had some dire consequences for the Americms. Thus, in terms of damage, the potential was enormous. Brandt (1994),as well as a host of others, tends to attribute the motivation for this betrayal to personal motivation. However, this personal mothation (for example, the expectatim that his military achievements he properly recwas in itself formulated and expressed jn t e m s of a military and og~~ized) revolutionary code of the culture in which he lived.

When A m o l d faulld out about the capture of Andrk, he realized that his time was up. He fled as yuicHy as he could and reached New York on September 26. " Amold was made a general in the Briltitjh A m y and ~ c e i v e dES,325 fnr his efforts. Me fnrmed a rclgirnent. of British troops and was effecthe in leading raids against the colonies along the Chesapeake Bay P c e m b e r 1780) m d in New London, Comecticut. Ch December 1781, Arnold left the United States, never to return, and went to England, He involved himself in some business enterprises, which were not very succesSfUI.

What are the Easons given by the indiwidual for tbr bcrhavior? There are different types and degrees of betrayal. W r e the viofations of trust and. loyalty carried out by one person or by a group? Mihat was the social stabs of the individud c ~ group? r 'The contat in whi_h the bettayai occurs is of crucial importmce. :In pluralistic cultures the meming of '"membership" in a collective can become extremely probhatic. n e s e problems am complicated further by t-he meaning one attades to "1oyyalty""and to "trust" Although individuals from two opposing symbolic moral universes m y agree that betrayal involves issues of m b e r s h i p and viola~onsoE trust and loyalty, their application of these concepts will probably be e12tirtJly different, To push this m t to its extreme, a Pjazi and a Jew may agree that my argument E15;11(;lingthe nabre of betrayal is valid, but they may choose entimly different cases and may even interpret &em ha contradictory mamer, rendering their initial agreement irdevant.

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