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The History Of An Obsession: German Judeophobia And The Holocaust

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The state-sponsored genocide known as the Holocaust was the greatest crime of this century and a seminal event of modern times. In this major work, Klaus Fischer unravels the complex history of Judeophobia in its four essential forms: Christian, nationalistic, social-discriminatory, and biological-racial. He argues that German defeat in World War I cleared the way for the ...more
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Published April 1st 2001 by Continuum
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Ivan
Nov 25, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Pubblicato negli Stati Uniti nel 1998 con il titolo The History of an Obsession, lo studio di Klaus Fischer ripercorre la nascita e lo sviluppo dell'antisemitismo ("giudeofobia" il termine da lui usato) razziale e biologico caratteristico della Germania, dalla seconda metà del XIX secolo fino alla prima guerra mondiale, l'evento traumatico che darà inizio alla vera ossessione nazista omicida per gli ebrei. Gli anni del primo dopoguerra e della Repubblica di Weimar faranno da acceleratore a quest ...more
Lewis Weinstein
Many useful insights into the roots of German hatred of Jews and their willingness to go along with Hitler's murders. Part of my research for my next novel.
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