Aho, James A. The Politics of Righteousness - Idaho Christian
Patriotism. University of Washington Press; 1990, 1995. Paperback. ISBN
0-295974-94-X. [The author is a professor in the Sociology Dept. at the Idaho
State University, Pocatello, ID. Topics covered include: 1. White supremacy
movements - Idaho, 2. Arayan Nation, 3. Antisemitism - Idaho, 4. Christianity
and politics. Includes an extensive bibliography, index, and notes. This a
scholarly but readable work which is essential for anyone concerned with the
history and dynamics of antisemitism in the Pacific Northwest.]
Barkun, Michael. Religion and the Racist Right: The Origins of the
Christian Identity Movement. Univ of North Carolina Pr; 1996. Hardcover.
Revised edition. ISBN 0-807823-28-7.
Bronner, Stephen Eric. A Rumor About the Jews: Reflections on
Antisemitism and the Protocols of the Learned Elders of Zion. St. Martins
Press; 2000. Hardcover. ISBN 0-312218-04-4.
Coppola, Vincent. Dragons of God: A Journey Through Far-Right
America. Longstreet Press; 1997. Hardcover. ISBN 1-563523-27-2.
Dean, Carolyn J. The Fragility Of Empathy After The Holocaust.
Paperback: 208 pages. Publisher: Cornell University Press (October 14, 2004).
Dinnerstein, Leonard. Antisemitism in America. Oxford Univ Pr
(Trade); 1995. Paperback. ISBN 0-195101-12-X. [This book traces American
antisemitism from its roots in the dawn of the Christian era and the arrival of
the first European settlers, through the 18th and 19th centuries, to its peak
during World War II and its present day permutations.]
Kurthen, Hermann (ed); Bergmann, Werner (ed); Erb, Rainer (ed).
Antisemitism and Xenophobia in Germany After Unification. Oxford Univ
Press; 1997. Hardcover. ISBN 0-195104-85-4.
Lipstadt, Deborah. Denying the Holocaust: The Growing Assault
on Truth and Memory. Free Press. 1993. Plumsock Mesoamerican Studies;
1994. Paperback. Reprint edition. ISBN 0-452272-74-2. [Some people argue that
the deaths of six million Jews in Nazi concentration camps is a myth. For a
long time, proponents of this theory have been regarded as distasteful
eccentrics on the lunatic fringe. But lately they have gone on the offensive
and have achieved a shocking new degree of credibility; This book exposes this
fraud and refutes its contentions.]
McWilliams, Carey. A Mask for Privilege: Anti-Semitism in
America. Transaction Pub; 1999. Paperback. ISBN 0-765806-12-6.
Shapiro, James. Oberammergau: The Troubling Story of the World's
Most Famous Passion Play. Pantheon Books; 2000. Hardcover. ISBN
Shermer, Michael; Grobman, Alex; Hertzberg, Arthur. Denying
History: Who Says the Holocaust Never Happened and Why Do They Say It. Univ
California Press; 2000. Hardcover. ISBN 0-520216-12-1.
Stern, Kenneth S. A Force Upon the Plain: The American Militia
Movement & the Politics of Hate. Simon & Schuster. 1996. Univ of
Oklahoma Pr (Trd); 1997. Paperback. Reprint edition. ISBN 0-806129-26-3.[The
author, who is an attorney, is a specialist in hate groups and extremist groups
at the American Jewish Committee in New York City.) Topics covered include: 1.
domestic U.S. terrorism, especially militia politics as a source motivation for
the bombing of the Oklahoma City Federal building, 2. para-military
organizations active in more than two-thirds of the states supported by extreme
right-wing political groups including neo-nazis, KKK, and Christian Identity,
3. attacks on local, state, and federal workers, 4. cross-over of militia
politics from anti-gun control to anti-abortion, anti-environmentalism,
anti-equal employment opportunity, and anti-feminism, 5. anti-semitism as an
important element of militia "conspiracy theories regarding the future
"downfall" and "overthrow" of the U.S. Constitution. 6. James "Bo" Gritz, U.S.
Rep. Helen Chenoweth, Randy Weaver, Branch Davidians as important elements in
goal is to keep this list useful for its readers. To that end, suggestions of
books to add to the list are always welcome. In your suggestion, please be as
complete as possible; we need author, title, publisher, publishing date, and
ISBN number. We also welcome a one paragraph short summary of why the
book is of interest. Please send your suggestions to the FAQ maintainer at
The soc.culture.jewish Reading Lists have associations
The presence of an Amazon ()
or Artscroll () tag on a list item means the
item is available from the indicated vendor. There is always the possibility
that the items status has changed since the tag was added; in particular, items
may have moved to special order, backorder, or on-order status. If you have
corrections to the tag, or want to provide a synopsis of the book, please drop
a note to firstname.lastname@example.org.