The Resource Antisemitism : here and now, Deborah E. Lipstadt

Antisemitism : here and now, Deborah E. Lipstadt

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Antisemitism : here and now
Title
Antisemitism
Title remainder
here and now
Statement of responsibility
Deborah E. Lipstadt
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The award-winning author of The Eichmann Trial and Denial: Holocaust History on Trial gives us a penetrating and provocative analysis of the hate that will not die, focusing on its current, virulent incarnations on both the political right and left, and on what can be done about it. When newsreels depicting the depredations of the Holocaust were shown in movie theaters to a horrified American public immediately after World War II, it was believed that the antisemitism that was part of the fabric of American culture in the 1920s and 1930s was finally going to be laid to rest. In the ensuing decades, Gregory Peck received an Academy Award nomination for playing a journalist who passed as a Jew to blow the lid off genteel Jew hatred, clauses restricting where Jews could live were declared illegal, the KKK was pretty much litigated out of existence, and Joe Lieberman came within five electoral votes of becoming America's first Jewish vice president. And then the unthinkable began to happen. Over the last decade, there has been a noticeable uptick in antisemitic rhetoric and incidents by left-wing groups targeting Jewish students and Jewish organizations on American college campuses. Jews in countries throughout Europe have been attacked by terrorists. And the re-emergence of the white nationalist movement in America, complete with Nazi slogans and imagery, has brought to mind the fascist displays of the 1930s. Where is all this hatred coming from? Is there any significant difference between left-wing and right-wing antisemitism? What role has the anti-Zionist movement played? And what can be done to combat this latest manifestation of an ancient hatred? In a series of letters to an imagined college student and imagined colleague, both of whom are perplexed by this resurgence, Deborah Lipstadt gives us her own superbly reasoned, brilliantly argued, and sure-to-be-controversial responses to these troubling questions
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DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Lipstadt, Deborah E
Dewey number
305.892/40905
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Antisemitism
Target audience
adult
Label
Antisemitism : here and now, Deborah E. Lipstadt
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (245-273) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • I. Antisemitism: a conversation.
  • II. A taxonomy of the antisemite.
  • III. Contextualizing antisemitism. A cognitive failure?
  • IV. "Yes, but": rationalizing evil. T
  • V. Holocaust denial: from hard-core to soft-core.
  • VI. The campus and beyond.
  • VII. Oy versus joy: rejecting victimhood
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
288 pages
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9780805243376
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • 460406
  • (HPL)317555
  • 460406
Label
Antisemitism : here and now, Deborah E. Lipstadt
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (245-273) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • I. Antisemitism: a conversation.
  • II. A taxonomy of the antisemite.
  • III. Contextualizing antisemitism. A cognitive failure?
  • IV. "Yes, but": rationalizing evil. T
  • V. Holocaust denial: from hard-core to soft-core.
  • VI. The campus and beyond.
  • VII. Oy versus joy: rejecting victimhood
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
288 pages
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9780805243376
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • 460406
  • (HPL)317555
  • 460406

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