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Perceptions of Jewish success in the urban environment

Perceptions of Jewish success in the urban environment

Prof. David Feldman

The immigration of Jews to urban centers had additional effects on the evolution of antisemitic perceptions. Let’s look into this further by focusing on the major urban centers of late 19th century Britain.

How did Jewish success in these urban environments influence the development of negative attitudes toward the Jews?


  • Feldman, David, Englishmen and Jews: Social Relations and Political Culture, 1840-1914 (New Haven: Yale University Press, 1994).
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