The Changing Face of Anti-Semitism: From Ancient Times to the Present Day

The Changing Face of Anti-Semitism: From Ancient Times to the Present Day

by Walter Laqueur
     
 

ISBN-10: 019534121X

ISBN-13: 9780195341218

Pub. Date: 06/28/2008

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

"For thirty years the director of the Wiener Library in London, the leading institute for the study of antisemitism, Walter Laqueur here offers both a comprehensive history of antisemitism as well as a look at the newest wave of this phenomenon." Here is both a summing up of the entire trajectory of antisemitism - the first comprehensive history of its kind - and an…  See more details below

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"For thirty years the director of the Wiener Library in London, the leading institute for the study of antisemitism, Walter Laqueur here offers both a comprehensive history of antisemitism as well as a look at the newest wave of this phenomenon." Here is both a summing up of the entire trajectory of antisemitism - the first comprehensive history of its kind - and an exploration of the new wave of antisemitism that will be of interest to all concerned about the future of Jews, Judaism, and Israel.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780195341218
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
06/28/2008
Pages:
240
Sales rank:
781,884
Product dimensions:
5.30(w) x 7.90(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

1The new antisemitism1
2Interpretations of antisemitism21
3Ancient and medieval anti-Judaism39
4The Enlightenment and after71
5Racialism and Jewish conspiracies91
6Toward the Holocaust107
7Contemporary antisemitism125
8Assimilation and its discontents151
9Antisemitism and the left171
10Antisemitism and the Muslim world191
11In place of a conclusion207

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