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The Jewish Question

2020 edition includes new introduction by Dave Prince, 32 pages of photos and illustrations, 7 pages of maps, a glossary, expanded index and revised translation.

Format: Paper

346 Pages

Edition: 4th

Year: 2020

Publisher: Pathfinder Press

ISBN: 978-1-60488-116-5

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During the opening years of the 21st century, anti-Semitic venom and incidents of violent assault on Jews have begun spreading. They are not a historical aberration. They are fueled by today’s capitalist crises and fracturing of the post–World War II imperialist “order,” described in recent decades as “globalization.” At every...

"This newly published fourth edition includes new introduction by Dave Prince, 32 pages of photos and illustrations, 7 pages of maps, a glossary, expanded index and revised translation, making it an ideal and unreservedly recommended addition to personal, community, and college/university library Judaic Studies, Holocaust Studies, and Anti-Semitism Studies collections and supplemental curriculum reading lists." – Midwest Book Review

 

“Leon’s approach is that of the orthodox Marxist . . . His analysis . . . is refreshingly lucid and sensible, and it offers us the opportunity to examine a solid statement of the materialistic interpretation of the Jewish question.” – Commentary

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