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Racism in Europe, 1870-2000

Author: Neil MacMaster
Publisher: Hampshire ; New York : Palgrave, 2001.
Series: European culture and society.
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A historical study focusing on antisemitism and anti-Black racism, noting parallels between them, such as the use of negative stereotypes. The main bearers of racism are "Whites", whose views have been affected by Social Darwinism and eugenics. Ch. 3 (pp. 86-114), "The Rise of Political Anti-Semitism", contains brief sections on various aspects of anti-Jewish racism (ideological, economic, religious, etc.), as well  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Neil MacMaster
ISBN: 033371119X 9780333711194 0333711203 9780333711200
OCLC Number: 46449101
Description: viii, 248 pages ; 22 cm.
Contents: Introduction: the roots of modern racism --
The white race: degeneration and eugenics --
Blackness without blacks --
The rise of political anti-Semitism --
Anti-black racism in an age of total war --
Anti-Semitism in the Nazi era --
Racism in the age of labour immigration, 1945-1974 --
The 'new racism' and national-populism --
Conclusion: black and Jew.
Series Title: European culture and society.
Responsibility: Neil MacMaster.
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The study of modern racism has tended to treat anti-Semitism and anti-black racism as separate and unconnected phenomena. By weaving together the changing spatial and temporal dimensions of  Read more...


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'Racism in Europe is a precious and easy to read book for students and scholars interested in what remains, alas more than ever, a topical subject.' - Nonna Mayer, West European Politics '...a Read more...

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