THE FRENCH ENLIGHTENMENT AND THE JEWS by HERTZBERG, Arthur

THE FRENCH ENLIGHTENMENT AND THE JEWS

Edition: First printing

New York / Philadelphia: Columbia University Press / Jewish Publication Society of America, 1968. Brown cloth. pp 420. Index. Small sticker stain on front pastedown, else fine. Price-clipped jacket has short tears, very small chips, VG otherwise. The 1990 paperback is sub-titled "The Origins of Modern Anti-Semitism". "Contrary to the conventional opinion that freedom was given to the Jews as a result of the Enlightenment's ideal of liberty for all men, the author finds that many of the major figures of the Enlightenment not only had a personal hatred of the Jews, but that they provided a new rationale for post-Christian anti-Semites." 1.5 kg parcel; Octavo

Book ID: 50956
Tags: Judaica, Welland
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