Antisemitism and Modernity: Innovation and Continuity

Antisemitism and Modernity: Innovation and Continuity

by Hyam Maccoby


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ISBN-13: 9780415553889
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 06/09/2009
Pages: 208
Product dimensions: 6.25(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.44(d)

About the Author

Hyam Maccoby was a Research Professor at he Centre for Jewish Studies, Univeristy of Leeds. He has published many books and articles and they include The Philosophy of the Talmud (RoutledgeCurzon, 2002) and Ritual and Morality: The Ritual Purity System and its Place in Judaism (Cambridge University Press, 1999). His research interests are Jewish-Christian relations in ancient and medieval times; The New Testament in the light of the rabbinic writings; the philosophy of the Talmud and Jewish medieval philosophy.

Table of Contents

1. The Beginnings of Racist Antisemitism in Sixteenth-Century Spain 2. The Reformation 3. The Renaissance 4. The Enlightenment 5. The Nineteenth-Century: Wagner and the Alleged Jewish Threat to Culture 6. Nietzsche and the Jews: A Strange Case 7. Marx and the Beginnings of Leftwing Antisemitism 8. The Darwinist Theorists of Racist Antisemitism: During the Marr 9. The Antisemitism of T.S. Eliot and Ezra Pound: Cultural Antisemitism of the Late Nineteenth and Early Twentieth Century 10. Hitler and Nazism: The Avalanche of Hate 11. Western Awareness of Responsibility for Antisemitism 12. Zionism as Attempted Solution to Antisemitism 13. The Jews as Satan in the New Muslim Antisemitic Mythology 14. Prospects for Antisemitism, Factors for Improvement

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