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Author Vyleta, Dan, author

Title Crime, Jews and news : Vienna 1895-1914 / Daniel M. Vyleta
Published New York : Berghahn Books, 2012
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Description 1 online resource (266 pages) : illustrations
Series Austrian and Habsburg studies ; volume 8
Austrian and Habsburg studies ; volume 8
Contents Scientific tales of criminality : criminology and criminalistics -- Jewish criminals -- Paper trials -- Jewish crimes -- The Hilsner ritual murder trials
Summary Crimes committed by Jews, especially ritual murders, have long been favorite targets in the antisemitic press. This book investigates popular and scientific conceptualizations of criminals current in Austria and Germany at the turn of the last century and compares these to those in the contemporary antisemitic discourse. It challenges received historiographic assumptions about the centrality of criminal bodies and psyches in late nineteenth- and early twentieth-century criminology and argues that contemporary antisemitic narratives constructed Jewish criminality not as a biologico-racial de
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Antisemitism in the press -- Austria -- History -- 19th century.
Antisemitism in the press -- Austria -- History -- 20th century.
Jewish criminals -- Press coverage -- Austria -- History -- 19th century.
Jewish criminals -- Press coverage -- Austria -- History -- 20th century.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 085745594X (e-book)
130669034X (ebk)
9780857455949 (e-book)
9781306690348 (ebk)
(hardback)