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Esau's tears : modern anti-semitism and the rise of the Jews

Esau's tears : modern anti-semitism and the rise of the Jews

Author: Albert S Lindemann; Mazal Holocaust Collection.
Publisher: Cambridge, U.K. ; New York, NY, USA : Cambridge University Press, 1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Esau's Tears explores the remarkable and revealing variety of modern anti-Semitism, from its emergence in the 1870s in a racial-political form to the eve of the Nazi takeover, in the major countries of Europe and in the United States. Previous histories have generally been more concerned with description than analysis, and most of the interpretations in those histories have been lacking in balance. The evidence

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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Albert S Lindemann; Mazal Holocaust Collection.
ISBN: 0521593697 9780521593694 0521795389 9780521795388
OCLC Number: 36417810
Description: xxi, 568 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Anti-Semitism before the modern period: overview and definition --
Modern times (1700 to the 1870s) --
Germans and Jews (1870-1890) --
Anti-Semitic ideology and movement in Germany (1879 to the 1890s) --
Socialists, Jews, and anti-Semites --
Austria-Hungary: radical radicalism and Schlamperei --
France: liberty, equality, and fraternity --
A sweet exile? --
The failures: Russia and Romania --
The ambiguities of "failure" in the belle epoque: Germany and Austria --
The ambiguous successes: Great Britain and the United States --
World War I --
Jews and revolution (1917-1934) --
Fascism and anti-Semitism.
Responsibility: Albert S. Lindemann.
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Esau's Tears explores the rise of modern racial-political anti-Semitism in Europe and the United States. The evidence presented in this volume suggests that anti-Semitism was more ambiguous than  Read more...


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