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The devil that never dies : the rise and threat of global antisemitism

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The devil that never dies : the rise and threat of global antisemitism
Call No: 305.8924 G61d

Call Number305.8924 G61d
Dates2013; ©2013
Statement of ResponsibilityDaniel Jonah Goldhagen.
Creators & ContributorsGoldhagen, Daniel Jonah (author)
Summary"Daniel Jonah Goldhagen reveals the unprecedented global form of [antisemitism], its strategic use by states, and its powerful appeal to individuals and groups. Provocatively examining precisely what antisemitism is, Goldhagen establishes a disquieting new paradigm for understanding it. Further exploring the dimensions of its threat, he explains how technology has fueled the flames that had been smoldering prior to the millennium--with devastating results. In dissecting how antisemitism has thrived internationally in an age of institutions like the UN, leading NGOs, and a broad coalition of hostile states, while being abetted by thinly veiled or brazen anti-Jewish sentiments found around the world in the media and academia, Goldhagen offers those who care about justice and morality a road map to this most vexing of prejudices." —Book jacket
ContentsPart I. Antisemitism
  1. The devil
  2. The Jews
  3. The singular prejudice
  4. Fear and trembling
  5. The demonology and its consequences
  6. The post-World War II illusion
  7. Getting to global
Part II. Global antisemitism
  1. Learning to see
  2. The ABCs of global antisemitism
  3. Today's demonology
  4. Millions upon millions of antisemites
  5. The Nazified fantasy
  6. Global unification
  7. Strategic politics, eliminationist ends
Physical Description x, 485 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Carrier Typevolume
PublisherNew York : Little, Brown and Company
EditionFirst Edition
NotesIncludes bibliographical references (pages 460–472) and index
RecognitionGifted in 2019 by Kit Krieger in memory of Else Dunner (z'l)