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What did they think of the Jews?

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What did they think of the Jews?
Call No: 305.8924 W555

Call Number305.8924 W555
Dates1991; ©1991
Statement of Responsibilitycollected and edited by Allan Gould.
Creators & ContributorsGould, Allan (editor)
Summary"In What Did They Think of the Jews? Allan Gould has gathered over two hundred documents, written by well-known men and women from ancient times through today, that reflect the writers' personal views of the Jewish people and their societies' general attitudes and beliefs. This anthology includes the works of philosophers and poets, politicians and novelists, inventors and world leaders... There are also reflections on the Holocaust and the State of Israel by personalities such as Carl Sandburg, Charles DeGaulle, and Frank Capra. And the virulent hatred of the Jewish people by Communist, Fascist, and Nazi ideologies is tragically demonstrated in the documents of those eras... What Did They Think of the Jews? also contains a large portion of powerfully moving and affirmative documents." Book jacket
ContentsIntroduction
  1. Ancient Greece and Rome
    • Cicero
    • Horace
    • Seneca
    • Livy
    • Quintilian
    • Josephus
    • Damocritus
    • Martial
    • Plutarch
    • Epictetus
    • Tacitus
    • Juvenal
  2. The founding fathers of the church and the rise of Islam
    • The New Testament
    • Constantine the Great
    • Saint Gregory of Nyssa
    • Saint John Chrysostom
    • Saint Augustine
    • Saint Jerome
    • Christian law
    • Saint Fulgentius of Ruspe
    • Pope Gregory the Great
    • The Koran
  3. The medieval era
    • The Easter Sequence
    • Peter Abélard
    • Pope Innocent III
    • Philip Augustus
    • Third Lateran Council of the Catholic Church
    • Frederick II (The Belligerent)
    • Pope Gregory IX
    • Pope Gregory X
    • Geoffrey Chaucer
  4. The Renaissance
    • John Reuchlin
    • Desiderius Erasmus
    • Martin Luther
    • The Passion Play (Oberammergau)
    • Pope Pius IV
    • Edict of Faith
    • Miguel de Cervantes
    • Robert Burton
    • Oliver Cromwell
    • John Donne
    • Philip III
    • Hugo Grotius
    • Thomas Hobbes
  5. Colonial and postrevolutionary America
    • Roger Williams
    • Peter Stuyvesant
    • Samuel Pepys
    • William Penn
    • Cotton Mather
    • Benjamin Franklin
    • Edmund Burke
    • George Washington
    • John Adams
    • Thomas Paine
    • Thomas Jefferson
    • Daniel Webster
  6. The Enlightenment
    • Sir Thomas Browne
    • Blaise Pascal
    • John Locke
    • Gottfried Wilhelm von Leibnitz
    • Giovanni Battista Vico
    • Joseph Addison
    • Frederick William
    • Philip Dormer Stanhope
    • Voltaire
    • Thomas Newton
    • David Hume
    • Frederick the Great
    • Jean-Jacques Rousseau
    • Denis Diderot
    • Gotthold Ephraim Lessing
    • Immanuel Kant
    • Joseph Priestly
    • Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
    • Joseph Marie Comte de Maistre
    • Charles Lamb
    • Friedrich von Schiller
    • Napoleon Bonaparte
    • Sir Walter Scott
    • Friedrich Schlegel
    • Robert Southey
    • Daniel O'Connell
  7. From the U.S. Industrial Revolution to the Civil War
    • William Cullen Bryant
    • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    • Nathaniel Hawthorne
    • The Book of Mormon
    • Andrew Johnson
    • Oliver Wendell Holmes
    • Abraham Lincoln
    • Horace Greeley
    • Harriet Beecher Stowe
    • Henry Ward Beecher
    • Elizabeth Cady Stanton
    • Henry David Thoreau
    • James Russell Lowell
    • William Tecumseh Sherman
    • Ulysses S. Grant
    • Emily Dickinson
  8. The Romantic and Victorian periods in England
    • William Blake
    • Samuel Taylor Coleridge
    • William Hazlitt
    • Thomas De Quincey
    • George Gordon Byron
    • Sir Robert Peel
    • Percy Bysshe Shelley
    • Thomas Babington Macaulay
    • John Stuart Mill
    • William Ewart Gladstone
    • Charles Dickens
    • Robert Browning
    • Anthony Trollope
    • George Eliot (Mary Anne Evans)
    • John Ruskin
    • Sir Richard Burton
    • Matthew Arnold
    • Thomas Henry Huxley
    • Robert Louis Stevenson
    • Rider Haggard
    • Rudyard Kipling
    • Ernest Jones
  9. Under the Russian czars
    • Elizaveta Petrovna
    • Gavrila Derzhavin
    • Victor Hugo
    • Fyodor Mikhaylovich Dostoyevsky
    • Konstantin Petrovich Pobedonostsev
    • Leo Tolstoy
    • Alexander III
    • S. Y. Witte
    • Anton Chekhov
  10. European nationalism, the Dreyfus Affair, and the rise of fascism
    • Adam Mickiewicz
    • Honoré de Balzac
    • Louis Kossuth
    • Giuseppe Mazzini
    • Hans Christian Andersen
    • Søren Kierkegaard
    • Richard Wagner
    • Otto von Bismarck
    • Charles Baudelaire
    • Henrik Ibsen
    • Émile Zola
    • Auguste Renoir
    • Georges Clemenceau
    • Friedrich Nietzsche
    • Anatole France
    • Paul von Hindenburg
    • Arthur James
    • Sir William Osler
    • Thomáš G. Masaryk
    • Joseph Conrad
    • Beatric Webb
    • Alfred North Whitehead
    • Richard Strauss
    • Erich Ludendorff
    • Bernard Berenson
    • Józef Pilsudski
    • John Buchan
    • La Civilità Cattolica
    • Eduard Beneš
    • Kemal Ataturk
    • D. H. Lawrence
    • Isak Dinesen (Karen Blixen)
    • Rupert Brooke
    • T. E. Lawrence
    • Evelyn Waugh
  11. The Communist Revolution and regime
    • Karl Marx
    • Peter Alexeivich Kropotkin
    • Saki (Hector Hugh Munro)
    • Vladimir Ilyich Ulyanov (Lenin)
    • Joseph Stalin (Dzhugashvili)
    • Aleksandr Kerensky
    • Dmitri Shostakovich
    • Milovan Djilas
    • Andrey Donatovich Sinyavsky
  12. U.S. writers and leaders from Reconstruction to the present
    • Herman Melville
    • Robert G. Ingersoll
    • Benjamin Harrison
    • Mark Twain
    • Henry Adams
    • Henry George
    • William James
    • Ambrose Bierce
    • Henry James
    • Thomas Alva Edison
    • Woodrow Wilson
    • Thorstein Veblen
    • Theodore Roosevelt
    • Henry Ford
    • William Randolph Hearst
    • Lincoln Steffens
    • Finley Peter Dunne
    • Jane Addams
    • Theodore Dreiser
    • Willa Cather
    • Edgar Rice Burroughs
    • Jack London
    • Upton Sinclair
    • Wallace Stevens
    • H. L. Mencken
    • Father Charles E. Coughlin
    • Franklin Delano Roosevelt
    • Eleanor Roosevelt
    • Sinclair Lewis
    • Ezra Pound
    • Ruth Benedict
    • T. S. Eliot
    • Joseph P. Kennedy
    • Dwight David Eisenhower
    • Katherine Anne Porter
    • Reinhold Niebuhr
    • Dorothy Thompson
    • Dashiell Hammett
    • e. e. cummings
    • Edmund Wilson
    • John Dos Passos
    • William Faulkner
    • Ernest Hemingway
    • Henry R. Luce
    • Thomas Wolfe
    • John Steinbeck
    • Charles Lindbergh
    • Anne Morrow Lindbergh
    • Joseph Campbell
    • William Saroyan
    • Mary McCarthy
    • William S. Burroughs
    • Orson Welles
    • Carson McCullers
    • Franklin H. Littell
    • Flannery O'Connor
    • The American Spectator
  13. The Nazi era in Europe
    • Adolf Hitler
    • Canonical law and anti-Jewish measures
    • Nuremberg Laws
    • George Bernard Shaw
    • Pope Pius XI
    • Havelock Ellis
    • David Lloyd George
    • H. G. Wells
    • Mahatma M. K. Gandhi
    • Jan Christian Smuts
    • Hilaire Belloc
    • Josiah Wedgwood
    • Bertrand Russell
    • G. K. Chesterton
    • W. Somerset Maugham
    • Sir Winston Churchill
    • Thomas Mann
    • Carl Jung
    • Albert Schweitzer
    • Pope Pius XII
    • E. M. Forster
    • Sir (William) Maxwell Aiken
    • Oswald Spengler
    • Pope John XXIII (Angelo Giuseppe Roncalli)
    • P. G. Wodehouse
    • Virginia Woolf
    • James Joyce
    • Wyndham Lewis
    • Jacques Maritain
    • Benito Mussolini
    • Clement Attlee
    • Jan Masaryk
    • Diego Rivera
    • Arnold Toynbee
    • General Francisco Bahamonde Franco
    • Martin Niemoeller
    • Dorothy L. Sayers
    • Louis-Ferdinand Céline
    • Juan Perón
    • Josef Goebbels
    • Helmut Hesse
    • Haj Amin al-Husseini
    • Anthony Eden
    • Adrian Arcand
    • Heinrich Himmler
    • George Orwell
    • Reinhard Heydrich
    • Nancy Mitford
    • Albert Speer
    • W. H. Auden
    • Father Ruffino Niccacci of Assisi
    • Lord Moyne
  14. Reflections on the Holocaust and the State of Israel
    • Carl Sandburg
    • Karl Jaspers
    • Nikos Kazantzakis
    • Harry S Truman
    • Paul Tillich
    • Elizabeth Arden
    • Raymond Chandler
    • Charles de Gaulle
    • Henry Miller
    • Karl Menninger
    • Robert Graves
    • Thornton Wilder
    • Frank Capra
    • Vladimir Nabokov
    • Ayatollah Khomeini
    • Jean-Paul Sartre
    • C. P. Snow
    • Robert Penn Warren
    • John Kenneth Galbraith
    • Harrison Salisbury
    • Jean-Louis Barrault
    • Marshall McLuhan
    • Richard M. Nixon
    • John Berryman
    • Anthony Burgess
    • Conor Cruise O'Brien
    • Billy Graham
    • Robert F. Kennedy
    • Richard Burton
    • William Styron
    • Gore Vidal
    • A. Roy Eckardt
    • Richard von Weizsaecker
    • Philip Wylie
    • Roald Dahl
    • Lech Walesa
    • The Palestine National Charter of the Palestine Liberation Organization
  15. Afro-American reflections on the Jews
    • James Weldon Johnson
    • Paul Robeson
    • Langston Hughes
    • Richard Wright
    • Louis Farrakhan
    • Ralph Ellison
    • Malcolm X (Little)
    • Martin Luther King, Jr.
    • Whitney Young, Jr.
    • Stokely Carmichael
    • Amiri Baraka/Leroi Jones
    • Harry Belafonte
Epilogue
  • Paul Johnson
Physical Description xxvii, 615 pages ; 24 cm
Carrier Typevolume
LanguageEnglish
PublisherToronto : Stewart House
NotesIncludes bibliographical references (pages 577–589) and index
RecognitionPurchase made possible thanks to the Regina & Leo Wertman Endowment Fund