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Antisemitism
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 828

Antisemitism

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 2005
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  • Publisher: ABC-CLIO

Written by top scholars in an accessible manner, this unique encyclopedia offers worldwide coverage of the origins, forms, practitioners, and effects of antisemitism, leading to the Holocaust and surviving to the present day. * 650 A-Z entries by over 200 scholars from 21 countries * Illustrations such as caricatures, political cartoons, maps, and pictures of famous antisemites and historical episodes * Citations of recent literature that follow each entry * Detailed index listing people, places, concepts, and events that enables users to find information about subjects not treated in dedicated articles * Direction at the end of each entry to other articles with special relevance to the topic

Antisemitism: A Very Short Introduction
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 160

Antisemitism: A Very Short Introduction

Antisemitism, as hatred of Jews and Judaism, has been a central problem of Western civilization for millennia, and its history continues to invite debate. This Very Short Introduction untangles the history of the phenomenon, from ancient religious conflict to 'new' antisemitism in the 21st century. Steven Beller reveals how Antisemitism grew as a political and ideological movement in the 19th century, how it reached its dark apogee in the worst genocide in modern history - the Holocaust - and how Antisemitism still persists around the world today. In the new edition of this thought-provoking Very Short Introduction, Beller brings his examination of this complex and still controversial issue ...

Anti-Semitism
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 388

Anti-Semitism

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 2006-01-01
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  • Publisher: Cosimo, Inc.

I do not approve of antisemitism; it is a narrow, one-sided view, still I have sought to account for it. [It] has flourished in all countries and in all ages, before and after the Christian era, at Alexandria, Rome, and Antiachia, in Arabia, and in Persia, in mediaeval and modern Europe, in a word, in all parts of the world wherever there are or have been Jews, -such an opinion, it seemed to me, could not spring from a mere whim or fancy, but must be the effect of deep and serious causes.-from the PrefaceBernard Lazare was a Paris literary critic when his imagination was fired by the notorious case of French Jewish army officer Captain Alfred Dreyfus, tried as a traitor on trumped-up charges...

Antisemitism
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 347

Antisemitism

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 2004-01-01
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  • Publisher: ABC-CLIO

Provides an introductory essay; biographies of activists, legislators, and advocates; a chronology of events, legislation, and movements; a directory of organizations; and a listing of print and nonprint resources.

The Return of Anti-semitism
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 193

The Return of Anti-semitism

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 2004
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  • Publisher: Unknown

Argues that the Muslim world is at the center of the current rise of antisemitism and that the majority of people who voice hatred of the Jews belong to the more educated segments of society in both the Islamic world and in the West.

Anti-Semitism
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 309

Anti-Semitism

Citing a rise in anti-Semitic beliefs since the September 11 attacks, an analysis of centuries of misperceptions about Judaism explores such themes as Jewish people as the murderers of Christ, the "myth" of the Holocaust, and Jews as capitalists and communists.

Antisemitism Worldwide, 2000/1
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 360

Antisemitism Worldwide, 2000/1

The annual publication Antisemitism Worldwide is compiled by the Stephen Roth Institute for the Study of Contemporary Antisemitism and Racism at Tel Aviv University. Unique in scope, structure, and variety of sources, this volume is an analysis of antisemitism in 2000 and early 2001. It includes scholarly articles and book reviews as well as country-by-country surveys. In 2000, the number of major violent acts of antisemitism more than doubled from 1999, and other acts of violence increased by over 50 percent. Antisemitism Worldwide is based on information systematically collected by the institute throughout the world in many languages, then summarized and computerized in its database in English. The source materials come from individuals and institutes, all forms of media, ministries, and committees, as well as Jewish communities and organizations.

The Rise of Political Anti-semitism in Germany & Austria
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 357

The Rise of Political Anti-semitism in Germany & Austria

To understand the twentieth century, we must know the nineteenth. It was then that an ancient prejudice was forged into a modern political weapon. How and why this happened is shown in this classic study by Peter Pulzer, first published in 1964 and now reprinted with a new introduction by the author.

From Prejudice to Destruction
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 392

From Prejudice to Destruction

Explores the social, political, and religious conditions that gave rise to the antisemitic movement and examines its growth and development in Germany, France, Austria, and Hungary

Antisemitism
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 304

Antisemitism

"The award-winning author of The Eichmann Trial and Denial: Holocaust History on Trial gives us a penetrating and provocative analysis of the hate that will not die, focusing on its current, virulent incarnations on both the political right and left, and on what can be done about it. When newsreels depicting the depredations of the Holocaust were shown in movie theaters to a horrified American public immediately after World War II, it was believed that the antisemitism that was part of the fabric of American culture in the 1920s and 1930s was finally going to be laid to rest. In the ensuing decades, Gregory Peck received an Academy Award for playing a journalist who passed as a Jew to blow t...