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Author Nirenberg, David, 1964-
Title Anti-Judaism : the Western tradition / David Nirenberg.
Published New York : W. W. Norton & Company, c2013.
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 Floor2  DS146.E85 N57 2013    IN LIBRARY
Edition 1st ed.
Description x, 610 p. ; 25 cm.
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 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 9780393058246 (hbk.)
0393058247 (hbk.)
OCLC number 783163429