Anti-Semitism and Anti-Black Racism: Nazi Germany and Apartheid South Africa

  title={Anti-Semitism and Anti-Black Racism: Nazi Germany and Apartheid South Africa},
  author={Heribert Adam},
  pages={25 - 46}
  • H. Adam
  • Published 20 June 1996
  • Political Science
  • Telos
Conventional wisdom holds that antipathy toward one minority usually combines with prejudice toward other “outsiders.” Disdain for Jews goes along with contempt for blacks. Various scapegoats are manufactured interchangeably. Often they are blamed simultaneously. Even if “Bolsheviks” and “capitalist exploiters” share nothing, the conspiratorial mind lumps them together as causes of misery, without bothering with the contradiction. Yet racism shows many faces. Where several targets and potential… 

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