Antisemitism: A Very Short Introduction

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  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2007-12-03
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
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This iVery Short Introduction/i examines and untangles the various strands of antisemitism seen throughout history, from medieval religious conflict to 'new' antisemitism in the 21st century. Steven Beller reveals how the phenomenon grew as a political and ideological movement in the 19thcentury, how it reached it its dark apogee in the worst genocide in modern history - the Holocaust - and how antisemitism still persists around the world today.

Author Biography

Steven Beller is a Visiting Scholar at George Washington University, Washington D.C., and former Research Fellow in History at Peterhouse College, Cambridge.

Table of Contents

The Burden of the Past
The Chosen People
The Culture of Irrationalism
The Perils of Modernity
Concatenations and Consequences
After Auschwitz
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