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Title Anti-Judaism : the Western tradition / David Nirenberg.
Author Nirenberg, David, 1964-
Publication New York, N.Y. : W. W. Norton & Company, [2013]
Copyright date ©2013
Edition First edition.
Description x, 610 pages ; 25 cm
Call # 305.8924 N
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Thinking about Judaism, or, The Judaism of thought -- The ancient world : Egypt, exodus, empire -- Early Christianity : the road to Emmaus, the road to Damascus -- The early Church : making sense of the world in Jewish terms -- "To every prophet an adversary" : Jewish enmity in Islam -- "The revenge of the Savior" : Jews and power in medieval Europe -- The extinction of Spain's Jews and the birth of its Inquisition -- Reformation and its consequences -- "Which is the merchant here, and which is the Jew?" : acting Jewish in Shakespeare's England -- "Israel" at the foundations of Christian politics : 1545-1677 -- Enlightenment revolts against Judaism : 1670-1789 -- The revolutionary perfection of the world : 1789-? -- Philosophical struggles with Judaism, from Kant to Heine -- Modernity thinks with Judaism -- Drowning intellectuals.
Summary "This incisive history upends the complacency that confines anti-Judaism to the ideological extremes in the Western tradition. With deep learning and elegance, David Nirenberg shows how foundational anti-Judaism is to the history of the West"--Amazon.
Subject Antisemitism -- Europe -- History.
Civilization, Western -- Jewish influences.
Europe, Western -- Ethnic relations.
ISBN 0393058247 (hardcover) :
9780393058246 (hardcover)
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 Central 2nd Fl - SST Non-Fiction  305.8924 N    DUE 03-15-21