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Antisemitism in America

Author: Leonard Dinnerstein; Mazal Holocaust Collection.
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1994.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Is antisemitism on the rise in America? A glance at the daily newspapers suggests a resurgence of animosity yet Leonard Dinnerstein, in this provocative and in-depth study, categorically states that there is less bigotry in this country than ever before. He also argues in this provocative analysis that Jews have never been more at home in America. What we are seeing today, he writes, is media hype. A long tradition  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Dinnerstein, Leonard.
Antisemitism in America.
New York : Oxford University Press, 1994
(OCoLC)606224764
Online version:
Dinnerstein, Leonard.
Antisemitism in America.
New York : Oxford University Press, 1994
(OCoLC)623789275
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Leonard Dinnerstein; Mazal Holocaust Collection.
ISBN: 0195037804 9780195037807 019510112X 9780195101126
OCLC Number: 28631951
Awards: Winner of Awarded the 1995 Social and Behavioral Sciences Prize by the SBS Research Institute in Tucson, Arizona.
Description: xxviii, 369 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Prologue: The Christian Heritage --
1. Colonial Beginnings (1607-1790) --
2. Developing Patterns (1790s-1865) --
3. The Emergence of an Antisemitic Society (1865-1900) --
4. Racism and Antisemitism in Progressive America (1900-1919) --
5. Erecting Barriers and Narrowing Opportunities (1919-1933) --
6. The Depression Era (1933-1939) --
7. Antisemitism at High Tide: World War II (1939-1945) --
8. The Tide Ebbs (1945-1969) --
9. Antisemitism and Jewish Anxieties in the South (1865-1980s) --
10. African-American Attitudes (1830s-1990s) --
11. At Home in America (1969-1992).
Responsibility: Leonard Dinnerstein.
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This work explores the history of anti-Semitism in the USA from colonial times to the present. The thesis of this book, simply put, is that Christian viewpoints underlie all American anti-Semitism.  Read more...

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