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252 Pages | 11

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190466459

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Legacy of Blood

Jews, Pogroms, and Ritual Murder in the Lands of the Soviets

Elissa Bemporad

  • Analyzes the role of the genocidal violence unleashed during the pogroms in shaping the relationship between Jews and the Soviet state.
  • Traces the persistence and permutation of the blood libel in the atheistic Soviet Union throughout the interwar period and into the postwar period.
  • Reasseses the interplay between official and popular antisemitism in the USSR from 1917 to the early 1960s.