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The Devil That Never Dies

The Rise and Threat of Global Antisemitism

Daniel Goldhagen

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Little Brown
14 June 2016
Antisemitism never went away, but since the turn of the century it has multiplied beyond what anyone would have predicted. It is openly spread by intellectuals, politicians and religious leaders in Europe, Asia, the Arab world, America and Africa and supported by hundreds of millions more. Indeed, today antisemitism is stronger than any time since the Holocaust. In this book, Daniel Jonah Goldhagen reveals the unprecedented, global form of this age-old hatred; its strategic use by states; its powerful appeal to individuals and groups; and how technology has fueled the flames that had been smoldering prior to the millennium. A remarkable work of intellectual brilliance, moral stature, and urgent alarm, this book is destined to be one of the most provocative and talked-about books of the year.
By:   Daniel Goldhagen
Imprint:   Little Brown
Country of Publication:   United States
Dimensions:   Height: 139mm,  Width: 209mm,  Spine: 36mm
Weight:   518g
ISBN:   9780316097864
ISBN 10:   0316097861
Publication Date:   14 June 2016
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Reviews for The Devil That Never Dies: The Rise and Threat of Global Antisemitism

Daniel Goldhagen's new book hits hard. This tour de force makes a chillingly compelling case that global anti-Semitism on the rise....Goldhagen's material can overwhelm and be tough going for the faint of heart. Yet his passionate compulsion to make his case beyond a shadow of a doubt is understandable, and he does so with brilliance....In The Devil That Never Dies, he does everything within his formidable intellectual power to confront anti-Semitism and make us aware that this devil is real. --Sharon Rosen Leib, San Diego Jewish Journal Explosive....Goldhagen's main points are hard to contradict. --David Mikics, Tablet Magazine No other writer has held mass murderers, deniers of truth, and propagators of hate to a higher standard of moral accountability than Daniel Jonah Goldhagen....His latest, The Devil that Never Dies, doubtlessly will shatter the way people think about anti-Semitism-both in its past incarnations and present day existence. --Thane Rosenbaum, Huffington Post An in-depth look at anti-Semitism around the world. --Vox Tablet Effective and disturbing....Rhetorically and sometimes physically violent anti-Semitism over the past dozen years or so is shocking in part because it does not seem to shock. --Jeffrey Goldberg, New York Times Former Harvard professor Goldhagen comes out swinging in this frontal assault on anti-Semitism and its practitioners and does not pause for breath until the final page.... A frightening photograph of a mutable demon so many fail to recognize and continue to embrace. --Kirkus Reviews Alarming....The Devil That Never Dies is bursting with information and insight. --Neal Gendler, American Jewish World An important new book....The book is a chilling explication of the explosion of anti-Semitism in the last two decades, fueled by the Internet and other modern means of global communications, as well as a sophisticated analysis of the inter-related international institutions and political trends that underpin it. It is essential reading. --Rick Richman, Commentary


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