From Prejudice to Destruction: Anti-Semitism, 1700-1933,

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Jacob Katz here presents a major reinterpretation of modern anti-Semitism, which blends history of ideas about the Jews gradually became transformed and then, around 1879, picked up so much social force as to result in the premeditated and systematic destruction of the Jewish people of Europe. Mr. Katz revises the prevalent thesis that medieval and modern animosities against Jews were fundamentally different. He also rejects the scapegoat theory, according to which the Jews were merely a lightning rod for underlying ...

From Prejudice to Destruction: Anti-Semitism, 1700-1933, 1980, Harvard University Press, Cambridge, MA

ISBN-13: 9780674325050

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