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The return of Jews to western Europe

The return of Jews to western Europe

Prof. David Nirenberg

In the onset of the late modern period, Jews gradually began to be readmitted into the areas of western Europe from which they had previously been expelled.

How did this process influence the rise and formulation of modern forms of antisemitism?

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  • Nirenberg, David, Anti-Judaism: The Western Tradition (New York: W. W. Norton & Company, 2013).
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