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Published: 10 January 2020

252 Pages | 11 illustrations


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

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