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', even if on spiritual, nationalist, racist, or political grounds, has develop into a burning factor. but relatively little realization has been paid to how and why we fabricate photos of the 'other' as an enemy or 'demon' to be destroyed. This leading edge booklet fills that hole via an interdisciplinary, cross-cultural procedure that brings jointly a unique array of historians, anthropologists, psychologists, literary critics, and feminists.
The historic sweep covers Greco-Roman Antiquity, the center a long time, and the trendy period. Antisemitism gets particular cognizance as a result of its sturdiness and centrality to the Holocaust, however it is analyzed the following 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 specific to the various kinds of prejudice, stereotyping, demonization, and hatred.

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