Anti-Semitism and Anti-Semitism Research (english version)

  • The word "anti-Semitism" serves on the one hand as a generic term for every type of hostility towards Jews. More specifically on the other hand, as a term formed in the final third of the 19th century, it characterizes a new, pseudo-scientific anti-Jewish prejudice that no longer argued religiously but employed qualities and characteristics associated with "race". A distinction needs to be drawn between the older religiously-motivated anti-Judaism and modern anti-Semitism.

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Author:Wolfgang BenzGND
Document Type:Online Publication
Date of Publication (online):2014/03/21
Date of first Publication:2011/07/01
Release Date:2014/03/21
Tag:Begriffe; Forschungsfelder
Dewey Decimal Classification:9 Geschichte und Geografie / 90 Geschichte / 903 Wörterbücher, Enzyklopädien
ZZF Chronological-Classification:ohne epochalen Schwerpunkt
ZZF Regional-Classification:ohne regionalen Schwerpunkt
ZZF Topic-Classification:Judentum
Licence (German):License LogoClio Lizenz