By Richard Levy
Written through best students in an available demeanour, this special encyclopedia bargains around the world assurance of the origins, varieties, practitioners, and results of antisemitism, resulting in the Holocaust and surviving to the current day. Antisemitism has proficient the idea and perform of politics and has permeated cultures world wide. the road among anti-Jewish sentiment and different kinds of clash is tough to outline, however it is obvious that the harmful nature of antisemitism has harmed the human neighborhood for 2 millennia.
Entries during this encyclopedia span the interval from historical Egypt to the trendy period. Key theoreticians of Jew-hatred and their written works, its permeation of Christianity and smooth Islam, and its political, creative, and monetary manifestations are coated. this can be the 1st complete paintings that bargains with the complete historical past of principles and practices that engendered the Holocaust.
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Villgst Schwerte, Germany Anti-Zionism in the USSR “Jewish” Press Purges, Soviet Brian Horowitz Tulane University New Orleans, Lousiana Russia, Imperial Gregor Hufenreuter Free University Berlin Berlin, Germany Central Association of German Citizens of Jewish Faith League against Antisemitism Stauff, Philipp (1876–1923) Jack Jacobs John Jay College, CUNY New York, New York Marx, Karl (1818–1883) Socialists on Antisemitism Stephan Jaeger University of Manitoba Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada Varnhagen von Ense, Rahel Levin (1771–1833) Christoph Jahr Humboldt University Berlin, Germany Pückler, Count Walter von (1860–1924) XVIII CONTRIBUTORS Paul B.
11 (1862), 256 George, Stefan (1868–1933), 257 German Big Business and Antisemitism (1910–1945), 258 German Democratic Republic (East Germany), 259 German Eastern Marches Society, 260 German National People’s Party, 261 German National White Collar Employees Association (1893–1934), 262 German Peasant League, 263 German Racial Freedom Party, 264 German Racial League for Defense and Defiance, 266 German Students, Association of, 267 German-American Bund, 268 Germanic Order, 269 Germany, Federal Republic of (West Germany), 270 Ghetto, 272 Ghetto Benches, 275 Glagau, Otto (1834–1892), 276 Gobineau, Joseph Arthur de (1816–1882), 276 Goebbels, Joseph (1897–1945), 277 Goga, Octavian (1881–1938), 278 Göring, Hermann (1893–1946), 279 Gospels, 280 Gougenot des Mousseaux, Henri (1805–1876), 282 Grégoire, Henri-Baptiste (1750–1831), 283 Gregory the Great, Pope (590–604), 284 Grimm, Brothers, 285 Gwynne, H.
With few exceptions, however, the terms antisemite and antisemitic have been used sparingly and conservatively. Several figures commonly labeled antisemites, among them “the Jew Mark Twain,” have that identification challenged by essays in these volumes. On the subject of antisemitism, perhaps more than most, it is important to bear in mind that intelligent people can disagree profoundly on its general and specific meaning, as well as the highly vexed questions it engenders. In preparing an encyclopedia on antisemitism, decisions also have to be made on which general subjects to include.