Racing, Betting, Anti-Semitism and English Jewry 1800–1939

  title={Racing, Betting, Anti-Semitism and English Jewry 1800–1939},
  author={M. A. Huggins},
Historiography has largely focused on more respectable Anglo-Jewish leisure life in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, but this study uses the national and regional press, contemporary novels, books and magazines to explore non-Jewish representations of Jewish sports betting and related gambling involvement, and the extent to which such representations involved anti-Semitic attitudes. In part Jewish betting and gambling simply attracted similar respectable opprobrium to that of… CONTINUE READING

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