New PDF release: Demonizing the Other: Antisemitism, Racism and Xenophobia

By Robert S. Wistrich

ISBN-10: 0415516196

ISBN-13: 9780415516198

ISBN-10: 9057024977

ISBN-13: 9789057024979

on the shut of the 20 th century the stereotyping and demonization of 'others', no matter if on spiritual, nationalist, racist, or political grounds, has turn into a burning factor. but relatively little cognizance has been paid to how and why we fabricate photos of the 'other' as an enemy or 'demon' to be destroyed. This leading edge publication fills that hole via an interdisciplinary, cross-cultural process that brings jointly a individual array of historians, anthropologists, psychologists, literary critics, and feminists.
The ancient sweep covers Greco-Roman Antiquity, the center a long time, and the trendy period. Antisemitism gets designated recognition as a result of its sturdiness and centrality to the Holocaust, however it is analyzed right here in the a lot broader framework of racism and xenophobia. The plurality of viewpoints expressed during this quantity supply interesting insights into what's universal and what's special to the numerous types of prejudice, stereotyping, demonization, and hatred.

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