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MMW 5 Cassedy OUTLINE RACIALISM, RACISM, ANTI-SEMITISM The concept of race Eighteenth century Immanuel Kant (1724-1804) Fichte (1762-1814), Addresses to the German Nation Racialism = social thinking that accepts race as an important category Joseph Jacobs, “On the Racial Characteristics of Modern Jews” (1885) Racism = social thinking that accepts race as an important category and uses that category with hostile intent against particular groups Modern anti-Semitism, as one example of racism (since Jews were widely considered, by their detractors and by their admirers, to be a “race”)
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Unformatted text preview: • Karl Marx, “On the Jewish Question” (1843) • Wilhelm Marr, League of Anti-Semites in Germany,“The Victory of Jewry over Germandom, considered form a non-confessional standpoint” (1879) • Eugen Dühring, The Jewish Question as Race, Custom and Culture Question (1881) • Houston Stewart Chamberlain, Foundations of the Nineteenth Century (1899) • Dreyfus Affair, 1894-1906 • First Zionist Congress, Basel, Switzerland, 1897 • Protocols of the Learned Elders of Zion , first printed in French, 1897, Russian 1903, then 1905....
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This note was uploaded on 07/05/2008 for the course MMW 5 taught by Professor Cassedy during the Spring '08 term at UCSD.

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