Bernard Lazare 1894

Antisemitism: Its History and Causes

Source: Internet Jewish History Sourcebook, thanks to Paul Halsall, November 1998;
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This book is a reply to Drumont’s confused antisemitism and to its mirror image in the fantasies entertained by many Jews on their own history. Lazare died in 1903, before he could assess the development of Zionism, of which he was both one of the builders and one of the first critcs.


Chapter One: General Causes of Antisemitism
Chapter Two: Anti-Judaism in Antiquity
Chapter Three: Anti-Judaism in Christian-Antiquity: From the Foundation of Chruch of Constantine
Chapter Four: Antisemitism from Constantine to the Eighth Century
Chapter Five: Anti-Judaism from the Eighth Century to the Reformation
Chapter Six: Anti-Judaism from the Time of the Reformation to the French Revolution
Chapter Seven: Anti-Judaic Literature and Prejudices
Chapter Eight: Modern Legal Anti-Judaism
Chapter Nine: Modern Antisemitism and its Literature
Chapter Ten: The Race
Chapter Eleven: Nationalism and Antisemitism
Chapter Twelve: The Revolutionary Spirit in Judaism
Chapter Thirteen: The Jew as a Factor in the Transformation of Society
Chapter Fourteen: The Economic Causes of Antisemitism
Chapter Fifteen: The Fate of Antisemitism