Antisemitism: the longest hatred

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Schocken Books, 1994 - Social Science - 341 pages
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Available for the first time in paperback, Wistrich's widely praised study takes a sweeping look at the phenomenon of antisemitism, tracing the insidious hatred of Jews from its pagan roots to its manifestation in present-day "hotspots"--including Communist bloc countries and Middle Eastern Islamic lands. Illustrated.

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ANTISEMITISM: The Longest Hatred

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The companion volume to a three-part TV series shown this spring on PBS. Wistrich (Modern European History/Hebrew Univ. of Jerusalem; Hitler's Apocalypse, 1986, etc.) provides a history of anti ... Read full review

Antisemitism: the longest hatred

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Originally published in Italy in 1959, this novel examines the daily activities of Tom maso Puzzilli, who steals, curses, and bul lies his way around the shantytown outside Rome where he lives. He ... Read full review

Contents

Pagan Roots of Antisemitism
3
The Medieval Legacy
29
Modern Secular AmiJudaism
43
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Robert Wistrich is professor of Modern Jewish History at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, & visiting professor at Harvard University. A regular contributor to the "Times Literary Supplement", he is one of the world's foremost authorities on the history of anti-Semitism. He is the author of many books, among them "Antisemitism: The Longest Hatred".

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