Anti-Semitism in British Society, 1876-1939: Volume 2 by Colin Holmes

By Colin Holmes

This is the 1st distinct learn of anti-semitism, as an ideology, one of the British. First released in 1979, it concentrates at the an important interval among 1876 and 1939 whilst, opposed to a heritage of Jewish immigration, battle or the specter of warfare, and social and monetary unrest, hostility in the direction of the Jewish neighborhood reached its top. Colin Holmes identifies the most strands of anti-semitic notion and their expression, beginning with the japanese concern of 1876 which sparked off the 1st severe manifestation of anti-semitism. He exhibits how, sooner than 1914, competition in the direction of Jews rested on non secular and different perceived cultural differences. It used to be basically after the 1st international battle sinister and demanding swap of emphasis happened: racism now turned the dominant characteristic of anti-semitism and was once strengthened through theories of conspiracy, the main infamous being The Protocols of the Elders of Zion. Anti-semitism has no uniform reason or attribute and a unmarried clarification can't suffice. This booklet elucidates the complicated diversity of things concerned, utilizing either ancient and sociological tools and drawing on vast (and occasionally arguable) research.

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