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Anti-Semitism in Times of Crisis free pdf The question of whether anti-Semitism is a transitory phenomenon, appearing randomly in Western history, or whether it reflects a deep seated tradition inherent in Western culture has been often debated. This volume traces the image of the Jew and the attitudes toward the Jew over the past two thousand years, from the Roman Empire to the reunification of Germany, showing the consistent pattern of anti-Semitism in Western societies. With essays on the religious, social, political, and economic origins of European and American anti- Semitism, as well as some Jewish responses, this volume is the most wide-ranging history of anti-Semitism ever compiled. Contributors to this volume include Nicholas de Lange, Cambridge University- Pinchas Hachoen Peli, University of the Negev- David Menashri, Tel Aviv University- Bernard Lewis, Princeton University (retired)- Liliane Weissberg, University of Pennsylvania- and Jeremy Cohen, Ohio State University.

About Sander L. Gilman

Steven T. Katz is Slater Professor of Jewish and Holocaust Studies and former Director of the Elie Wiesel Center for Judaic Studies at Boston University. His many publications include The Holocaust in Historical Context. Sander L. Gilman is the Goldwin Smith Professor of Humane Studies at Cornell University. He is a cultural historian whose more than 30 books range from the history of literature to the history of medicine. He is a coeditor of Reading Freud's Reading, also published by New York University Press.

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Author : Sander L. Gilman
Publisher : New York University Press
Data Published : 01 September 1991
ISBN : 0814730442
EAN : 9780814730447
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 412 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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