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Antisemitism in the North : History and State of Research / Jonathan Adams, Cordelia Heß.

Contributor(s): Adams, Jonathan [editor.] | Heß, Cordelia [editor.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Religious Minorities in the North ; 1.Publisher: Berlin ; Boston : De Gruyter, [2019]Copyright date: ©2020Description: 1 online resource (XIV, 302 p.).Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9783110634822.Subject(s): Anti-Semitism without Jews | Antisemitism Studies | Antisemitismus | Judaistik | Nordic history | Nordische Geschichte | HISTORY / JewishOnline resources: Open Access | Cover
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Frontmatter -- Acknowledgements -- Table of Contents -- Illustrations -- Contributors -- 1. Nordic Otherness -- 2. "Untilled Field" or "Barren Terrain"? -- 3. William of Norwich in Iceland -- 4. Iceland -- 5. Beyond Shylock -- 6. Chronicles of a History Foretold -- 7. The Study of Antisemitism in Finland -- 8. A Marginal Phenomenon? -- 9. Norwegian Antisemitism after 1945 -- 10. Antisemitism in Sweden -- 11. Jerusalem in the North Atlantic -- 12. Jews in Greenland -- 13. Antisemitisms in the Twenty-First Century -- Bibliography -- Index
Title is part of eBook package:EBOOK PACKAGE COMPLETE DG 2019 EnglishTitle is part of eBook package:EBOOK PACKAGE COMPLETE 2019 EnglishTitle is part of eBook package:EBOOK PACKAGE COMPLETE 2019Title is part of eBook package:EBOOK PACKAGE Theol., Relig. Stud., Jewish Stud.2019 EnglishTitle is part of eBook package:EBOOK PACKAGE Theology, Relig. Studies, Jewish Studies 2019Summary: Is research on antisemitism even necessary in countries with a relatively small Jewish population? Absolutely, as this volume shows. Compared to other countries, research on antisemitism in the Nordic countries (Denmark, the Faroe Islands, Finland, Greenland, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden) is marginalized at an institutional and staffing level, especially as far as antisemitism beyond German fascism, the Second World War, and the Holocaust is concerned. Furthermore, compared to scholarship on other prejudices and minority groups, issues concerning Jews and anti-Jewish stereotypes remain relatively underresearched in Scandinavia - even though antisemitic stereotypes have been present and flourishing in the North ever since the arrival of Christianity, and long before the arrival of the first Jewish communities.This volume aims to help bring the study of antisemitism to the fore, from the medieval period to the present day. Contributors from all the Nordic countries describe the status of as well as the challenges and desiderata for the study of antisemitism in their respective countries.
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Frontmatter -- Acknowledgements -- Table of Contents -- Illustrations -- Contributors -- 1. Nordic Otherness -- 2. "Untilled Field" or "Barren Terrain"? -- 3. William of Norwich in Iceland -- 4. Iceland -- 5. Beyond Shylock -- 6. Chronicles of a History Foretold -- 7. The Study of Antisemitism in Finland -- 8. A Marginal Phenomenon? -- 9. Norwegian Antisemitism after 1945 -- 10. Antisemitism in Sweden -- 11. Jerusalem in the North Atlantic -- 12. Jews in Greenland -- 13. Antisemitisms in the Twenty-First Century -- Bibliography -- Index

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Is research on antisemitism even necessary in countries with a relatively small Jewish population? Absolutely, as this volume shows. Compared to other countries, research on antisemitism in the Nordic countries (Denmark, the Faroe Islands, Finland, Greenland, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden) is marginalized at an institutional and staffing level, especially as far as antisemitism beyond German fascism, the Second World War, and the Holocaust is concerned. Furthermore, compared to scholarship on other prejudices and minority groups, issues concerning Jews and anti-Jewish stereotypes remain relatively underresearched in Scandinavia - even though antisemitic stereotypes have been present and flourishing in the North ever since the arrival of Christianity, and long before the arrival of the first Jewish communities.This volume aims to help bring the study of antisemitism to the fore, from the medieval period to the present day. Contributors from all the Nordic countries describe the status of as well as the challenges and desiderata for the study of antisemitism in their respective countries.

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