Semites and Anti-Semites: An Inquiry Into Conflict and Prejudice

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Norton, 1987 - History - 283 pages
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"A brilliant, dispassionate investigation of the historical roots of contemporary anti-Semitic passions . . . A triumph of scholarship, analysis, c larity, and style".--Samuel Lewis, U.S. Ambassador to Israel, 1977-85.

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Semites and anti-Semites: an inquiry into conflict and prejudice

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Lewis, the Cleveland E. Dodge Profes sor of Near Eastern Studies at Prince ton, is a noted historian of the Ottoman Empire and the Middle East. His erudi tion encompasses the many cultures, languages ... Read full review

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What an amazing 100 first pages!!! However the book eventually loses speed... I fully disagreed on Lewis' interpretation that the radical left is anti-semitic. Even though he does pick the most ... Read full review

About the author (1987)

Born in London, Bernard Lewis grew up in England. In 1974 he immigrated to the United States and eight years later became a U.S. citizen. A distinguished scholar of Middle Eastern history and a prolific writer, his education includes a diplome des etudes semitiques from the University of Paris and a Ph.D. from the University of London, where he taught for 25 years before coming to Princeton in 1974. Most recently he has served as professor at the Institute of Advanced Studies and the Department of Near Eastern Studies at Princeton. As a visiting professor, he lectured at a number of notable universities in Europe and the United States.

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