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Contemporary antisemitism : Canada and the world

Contemporary antisemitism : Canada and the world

Author: Michael Robert Marrus; Derek Jonathan Penslar; Janice Gross Stein; Mazal Holocaust Collection.
Publisher: Toronto ; Buffalo : University of Toronto Press, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
"The essays in this volume bring together the views of distinguished scholars from Canada and the United States to discuss the contemporary meaning of antisemitism - a pressing problem not only in the Middle East and Europe, but in North America as well. The essays map the terrain of antisemitic thought and practice, make important distinctions between expressions of antisemitism across time and space, and put  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Conference papers and proceedings
Material Type: Conference publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Robert Marrus; Derek Jonathan Penslar; Janice Gross Stein; Mazal Holocaust Collection.
ISBN: 0802039316 9780802039316
OCLC Number: 56531591
Notes: Proceedings of a conference, Antisemitism : the politicization of prejudice in the contemporary world, held at the Munk Centre for International Studies at the University of Toronto in Feb. 2003.
Description: viii, 122 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Antisemitism : an enduring reality / Brian Mulroney --
Law and antisemitism : the role for the state in responding to hatred / R. Roy McMurtry --
The changing dimensions of contemporary Canadian antisemitism / Morton Weinfeld --
Historical reflections on contemporary antisemitism / Steven J. Zipperstein --
Antisemitism in Western Europe today / Todd M. Endelman --
Antisemitism and anti-Zionism : a historical approach / Derek J. Penslar --
The nature and determinants of Arab attitudes towards Israel / Mark Tessler.
Responsibility: edited by Derek J. Penslar, Michael R. Marrus, and Janice Gross Stein.


With its combination of voices from both scholarship and leadership and its unique assessment of antisemitism in Canada and the struggle against it, Contemporary Antisemitism offers new perspectives  Read more...


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