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The changing face of antisemitism : from ancient times to the present day

Author: Walter Laqueur
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Oxford University Press, 2006.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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For thirty years the director of the Wiener Library in London--the leading institute for the study of anti-Semitism--Walter Laqueur here offers both a comprehensive history of anti-Semitism as well as an illuminating look at the newest wave of this phenomenon. Laqueur begins with an invaluable historical account of this pernicious problem, tracing the evolution from a predominantly religious  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Laqueur, Walter, 1921-
Changing face of antisemitism.
New York, N.Y. : Oxford University Press, 2006
(DLC) 2005030491
(OCoLC)62127914
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Walter Laqueur
ISBN: 9780199774739 0199774730 1283098083 9781283098083
OCLC Number: 713022960
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (x, 228 pages)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: The new antisemitism --
Interpretations of antisemitism --
Ancient and medieval anti-Judaism --
The Enlightenment and after --
Racialism and Jewish conspiracies --
Toward the Holocaust --
Contemporary antisemitism --
Assimilation and its discontents --
Antisemitism and the Left --
Antisemitism and the Muslim world --
In place of a conclusion.
Responsibility: Walter Laqueur.

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Presenting a history of anti-Semitism, this book traces its evolution from a religious anti-Semitism of the middle ages to a racial anti-Semitism that developed in the 19th and 20th centuries. It  Read more...
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Succinctly summarizes the research and debates on the subject that have been ongoing for many years We are once again indebted to Professor Laqueur for writing a work that is highly informative and Read more...

 
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