Chapter

Dunce Cap

Oz Almog

in The Sabra

Published by University of California Press

Published in print November 2000 | ISBN: 9780520216426
Published online May 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780520921979 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1525/california/9780520216426.003.0004
Dunce Cap

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This chapter begins with a discussion of the training of farmers and fighters, covering the idealization of manual labor and training the younger generation for battle and heroism. The discussion then turns to anti-intellectualism in Sabra culture, and the Sabra's cultural and spiritual horizons.

Keywords: Sabras; manual labor; anti-intellectualism; Sabra culture

Chapter.  8693 words. 

Subjects: Judaism and Jewish Studies

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