Antisemitism A Historical Encyclopedia of Prejudice and by Richard Levy

By Richard Levy

Written by means of best students in an available demeanour, this certain encyclopedia bargains world wide assurance of the origins, varieties, practitioners, and results of antisemitism, resulting in the Holocaust and surviving to the current day. Antisemitism has educated the speculation and perform of politics and has permeated cultures world wide. the road among anti-Jewish sentiment and different kinds of clash is tough to outline, however it is apparent that the harmful nature of antisemitism has harmed the human group for 2 millennia.
Entries during this encyclopedia span the interval from old Egypt to the fashionable period. Key theoreticians of Jew-hatred and their written works, its permeation of Christianity and glossy Islam, and its political, inventive, and monetary manifestations are lined. this is often the 1st finished paintings that bargains with the complete heritage of principles and practices that engendered the Holocaust.

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1144) Vadim Rossman University of Texas Austin, Texas Rozanov, Vasilii (1856–1919) Russia, Post-Soviet Russian Orthodox Church (ROC) Bernd Rother Federal Chancellor Willy Brandt Foundation Berlin, Germany Auto-da-Fé Ferrer, Vincente (1350–1419) Pure Blood Laws Spain, Riots of 1391 Torquemada, Tomás de (1420–1498) Jens Rybak University of Bielefeld Bielefeld, Germany Arndt, Ernst Moritz (1769–1860) Jeffrey L. Sammons Yale University New Haven, Connecticut Biarritz (1868) Heine, Heinrich (1797–1856) Heine Monument Controversy Raabe, Wilhelm (1831–1910) Young Germany Karl A.

However, the status of Jews within the Roman Empire does require treatment because it displayed unique characteristics that applied to no other people the Romans held in their power. Antisemitism, broadly conceived, has not only a lengthier history, lengthier than any other species of ethnic or cultural enmity, but is also the only prejudice that has scriptural sanction. The English and Irish may despise one another, but neither group can open the Bible and find there that it is right and even divinely ordained to do so.

Roni Stauber of the Stephen Roth Institute of Tel Aviv University, Uwe Puschner of the Friedrich-Meinecke-Institut/Free University Berlin, Tom Kramer of the University of Sydney, and Frank Felsenstein of Ball State University were rich sources of good advice and always ready to share their wide-ranging knowledge of the field. Along with several of her associates, Dr. Krista Zach, Director of the Institut für deutsche Kultur und Geschichte Südosteuropas in Munich, Germany, supplied several highquality articles on the subject of Romania, rescuing the project from what would have otherwise been an embarrassing failure.

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