Interlink Books
1-800-238-LINK About Interlink Free Catalog How to Order Contact Us Checkout

 

advanced search
What's New
Fall 2017 Catalog
Just Published
Forthcoming Titles
Categories
Gift Ideas by Region-> (221)
Photography (8)
Textiles-> (46)
History & Politics-> (467)
9/11 (14)
Current Affairs (65)
Cultural Histories (29)
The Traveller's History Series (35)
General History & Politics (103)
Interlink Illustrated Histories (10)
Middle East History (53)
Irish History (5)
On-the-Road Histories (12)
Scottish History (134)
Religion (7)
World Travel-> (714)
International Cooking-> (135)
World Literature-> (650)
Clockroot Books (15)
Children's Books-> (185)
Music & Dance-> (27)
Film Studies-> (9)
Reference-> (85)
Foreign Languages (13)
Art-> (27)
Sports and Recreation-> (26)
Paranormal (19)
Illustrated Gift Books-> (84)
Books by Country
Books by Region
Africa
Antarctica & the Arctic
Australia & the Pacific
Celtic
Central Asia
Eastern Europe
Indian Subcontinent
Latin America & the Carib..
Middle East & North Afric..
North America
Northeast Asia
Southeast Asia
Western Europe
Complete Catalog
Interlink Books booklist
Information
About Interlink
How to Order
Submission Guidelines
Newsletter Signup

Fall 2016 Newsletters
Pane Cafone from Panetteria
Gift bookmark Soup for Syria
Order a Catalog
Contact Us

My Account
Join Our Mailing List
Shopping Cart more
0 items

Anti-Semitism
Roberto Finzi; translated by Maud Jackson

5 1/8" x 7 5/8" • 128 pages • color photos & maps
ISBN 9781566562989 • paperback • $15.00

For more than a thousand years the Jews have been objects of prejudice, hatred, bloody persecutions and massacres. Even today, despite the horrors of Hitler's holocaust, groups of neo-Nazis continue to form.

In this well illustrated volume historian Roberto Finzi looks at the religious origins of this prejudice and investigates how anti-Semitism has spread even in secular, educated societies. The book provides a succinct history of the most significant, expressions of modern anti-Semitism from the mid-nineteenth century to the present day, including the infamous Dreyfus case, a microcosm of the prejudice in the heart of Europe that led to the vicious pogroms that swept across its Eastern half and eventually gave rise to the racist ideology of the Nazis.

This brief volume can describe only the tip of the iceberg of the anti-Jewish feeling which has tragically shaped our modern world, yet Finzi's cogent analysis goes a long way toward helping us identify the elements that compose its great submerged body.

Roberto Finzi teaches economic history at the University of Trieste in Italy, and has published several works which touch upon anti-Semitism, most recently a book about Italian universities and race laws.

Submit a Review »

Of Related Interest:
New Jewish Cuisine
Original Sins
Warrant for Genocide (2nd ed.)