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Church, nation and race : Catholics and antisemitism in Germany and England, 1918-1945 / Ulrike Ehret.

Author/Creator:
Ehret, Ulrike, author.
Publication:
Manchester, England ; New York, New York : Manchester University Press, 2012.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (329 p.)
Subjects:
Judaism -- Relations -- Christianity.
Christianity and antisemitism -- Germany -- History -- 20th century.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
Church, nation and race compares the worldviews and factors that promoted or, indeed, opposed antisemitism amongst Catholics in Germany and England after the First World War. As a prequel to books on Hitler, fascism and genocide, the book turns towards ideas and attitudes that preceded and shaped the ideologies of the 1920's and 1940's. Apart from the long tradition of Catholic anti-Jewish prejudices, the book discusses new and old alternatives to European modernity offered by Catholics in Germany and England. This book is a political history of ideas that introduces Catholic views of modern
Contents:
Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgements; List of abbreviations; Introduction; 2. The 'Jewish question' in Catholic publications; 3. New challenges and lasting legacies; 4. The Catholic right, political Catholicism and radicalism; 5. Responses to fascism; 6. Waking up to the persecution of the Jews; 7. Conclusion; Appendix; Bibliography; Index
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (ebrary, viewed February 5, 2016).
ISBN:
1-78170-201-2
1-84779-452-1
OCLC:
818847502
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