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The changing face of antisemitism from ancient times to the present day by Walter Laqueur

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Published by Oxford University Press in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Antisemitism -- History,
  • Christianity and antisemitism,
  • Judaism -- Relations -- Christianity,
  • Christianity and other religions -- Judaism,
  • Judaism -- Relations -- Islam,
  • Islam -- Relations -- Judaism

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

StatementWalter Laqueur.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDS145 .L325 2006
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3414334M
ISBN 100195304292
ISBN 109780195304299
LC Control Number2005030491

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