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Record Nr.

UNINA9910821589803321

Titolo

Resurgent antisemitism [[electronic resource] ] : global perspectives / / edited by Alvin H. Rosenfeld

Pubbl/distr/stampa

Bloomington, : Indiana University Press, c2013

ISBN

0-253-00890-5

Descrizione fisica

1 online resource (576 p.)

Collana

Studies in antisemitism

Altri autori (Persone)

RosenfeldAlvin H <1938-> (Alvin Hirsch)

Disciplina

305.892/4

Soggetti

Antisemitism - History - 21st century

Jews - Persecutions

Lingua di pubblicazione

Inglese

Formato

Materiale a stampa

Livello bibliografico

Monografia

Note generali

"The scholarly papers collected in this book originated in the inaugural conference of Indiana University's newly established Institute for the Study of Contemporary Antisemitism held in Bloomington in April 2011"--Introduction.

Nota di bibliografia

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Sommario/riassunto

Dating back millennia, antisemitism has been called ""the longest hatred."" Thought to be vanquished after the horrors of the Holocaust, in recent decades it has once again become a disturbing presence in many parts of the world. Resurgent Antisemitism presents original research that elucidates the social, intellectual, and ideological roots of the ""new"" antisemitism and the place it has come to occupy in the public sphere. By exploring the sources, goals, and consequences of today's antisemitism and its relationship to the past, the book contributes to an understanding of this phenomenon