European Anti-Americanism (and Anti-Semitism): Ever Present Though Always Denied

(Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs) Andrei S. Markovits - European anti-Semitism preceded anti-Americanism by centuries, and the two did not emerge as the inseparable tandem that they have now become until the late nineteenth century. Anti-Americanism is one of the very few prejudices in contemporary Europe which correlate positively with education and social status: the higher the education the greater the prejudice. Until the mid-1960s, this was also the case with anti-Semitism in Austria and Germany.

2005-08-05 00:00:00

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