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Roots of Hate: Anti-Semitism in Europe Before the Holocaust / Edition 1
     

Roots of Hate: Anti-Semitism in Europe Before the Holocaust / Edition 1

by William I. Brustein
 

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ISBN-10: 0521774780

ISBN-13: 9780521774789

Pub. Date: 10/31/2003

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

William I. Brustein provides a systematic comparative and empirical examination of anti-Semitism in Europe before the Holocaust. Brustein studies the evolution of the four principal roots of anti-Semitism—religious, racial, economic, and political—and demonstrates how these roots became ignited in the decades before the Holocaust. The book explains the

Overview

William I. Brustein provides a systematic comparative and empirical examination of anti-Semitism in Europe before the Holocaust. Brustein studies the evolution of the four principal roots of anti-Semitism—religious, racial, economic, and political—and demonstrates how these roots became ignited in the decades before the Holocaust. The book explains the epidemic rise of modern anti-Semitism, societal differences in anti-Semitism, and how anti-Semitism varies from other forms of prejudice. The book draws upon an extensive body of data from Europe's leading newspapers and the American Jewish Year Book.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521774789
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
10/31/2003
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
400
Sales rank:
1,226,604
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.91(d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction: roots of hate: anti-Semitism in Europe before the Holocaust; 2. The religious root; 3. The racial root; 4. The economic root; 5. The political root; Conclusion.

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