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Author Goldstein, Phyllis

Title A convenient hatred : the history of antisemitism / Phyllis Goldstein ; foreword by Sir Harold Evans

Publ Info Brookline, Mass. : Facing History & Ourselves, [2012]
2012
LOCATION CALL # STATUS NOTE
 CCRI-Newport  DS145 .G643 2012    AVAILABLE
 RIC  DS145 .G643 2012    AVAILABLE
 RWU Main Library  DS145 .G643 2012    AVAILABLE
 Salve Main Collection  DS145 .G643 2012    AVAILABLE
 URI  DS145 .G643 2012    AVAILABLE
Descript 405 pages, 9 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps. ; 23 cm
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Contents Ch. 1. Beginnings (586 BCE-135 CE) -- Ch. 2. Separation: Synagogue & Church, Jew & Christian (29-414 CE) -- Conquests & Consequences (395-750 CE) -- Holy Wars & Anti-Semitism (700s-1300) -- The Power of a Lie (1144-1300) -- Refugees from Intolerance (1347-1492) -- In Search of Toleration (1500-1635) -- Safe Havens: Poland & the Ottoman Empire (1200s-1666) -- The Age of Enlightenment & the Reaction (1600s-1848) -- Anti-Semitism in an Age of Nationalism (1840-1878) -- Anti-Semitism in France & Russia: "The Snake ... Crept Out of the Marshes" (1880-1905) -- Lies, Stereotypes & Anti-Semitism in an Age of War & Revolution (1914-1920s) -- In the Face of Genocide (1918-1945) -- Anti-Semitism After the Holocaust (1945-1979) -- Anti-Semitism & the Cold War (1945-2000) -- Anti-Semitism Today: A Convenient Hatred
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [363]-374) and index
A Convenient Hatred chronicles a very particular hatred through powerful stories that allow readers to see themselves in the tarnished mirror of history. It raises important questions about the consequences of our assumptions and beliefs and the ways we, as individuals and as members of a society, make distinctions between "us" and "them," right and wrong, good and evil. These questions are both universal and particular
LC subject Antisemitism -- History
Jews -- Persecutions -- History
Add Author Evans, Harold, 1928-
Alt Title History of antisemitism
ISBN 9780981954387
0981954383