When Fairy Tales Killoffers the reader an understanding of why some beliefs e.g. antisemitism are more enduring than others.When Fairy Tales Killbegins with the unexplored region of fairy tales several of which quietly carry antisemitic messages. It then moves on to adult folk beliefs and provides examples of antisemitic folk tales from around the globe.
The conclusions are inevitable. A listing of major antisemitic attacks, pogroms and mass killings is juxtaposed to the legend-rumor that triggered the attack. And the reasons that these legends persist in modern times, may surprise you.When Fairy Tales Killoffers the how and why of antisemitic beliefs and serves as a model for understanding all ethnic enmity.
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