Smart Jews: The Construction of the Image of Jewish Superior Intelligence

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Smart Jews addresses one of the most controversial theories of our day: the alleged connection between race (or ethnicity), intelligence, and virtue. Sander Gilman shows that such theories have a long, disturbing history. He examines a wide range of texts-scientific treatises, novels, films, philosophical works, and operas-that assert the greater intelligence (and, often, lesser virtue) of Jews. The book opens with a discussion of concepts that relate intelligence and race (particularly those that figure in the ...

Smart Jews: The Construction of the Image of Jewish Superior Intelligence 1997, University of Nebraska Press, Lincoln, NE

ISBN-13: 9780803270695

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Smart Jews: The Construction of the Image of Jewish Superior Intelligence 1996, University of Nebraska Press, Lincoln, NE

ISBN-13: 9780803221581

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