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Jerry Z. Muller

Jerry Z. Muller

Genocides? The Holocaust in Historical Context: Volume I: The Holocaust and Mass Death before the Modern Age. by Steven T. Katz. Oxford. 702 pp. $40.00. In recent years, partisan...

From Moses to Moritz The Jews of Germany: A Historical Portrait. by Ruth Gay. Yale University Press. 297 pp. $35.00. The Stigma of Names: Anti-semitism in German daily life,...

If we had an Index of Leading Cultural Indicators, the level to which our public culture has dropped might be charted by the fact that...

Last November, the West German parliament met in special session. The occasion was the 50th anniversary of the organized pogroms of Kristallnacht, but it was...

Almost from the moment that capitalism came to dominate modern economic life, intellectual observers pronounced its imminent demise. Karl Marx, who did so much to...

Jews and Communism: in the 1980’s, this is a pairing with diminishing resonance, yet one that does continue to quicken images, however disparate, in the...