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Race and Erudition

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$56.00 • £44.95 • €50.50

ISBN 9780674034044

Publication Date: 09/30/2009

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240 pages

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

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  • Acknowledgments
  • Preface to the English-Language Edition: “Race” without History
  • Introduction: Racism, a Semantic Trap
  • I. The Hunt for (Self-)Evidence
    • 1. Pierre Charles, the Society of Jesus, and Protocols of the Elders of Zion
  • II. The Indo-European Idea between Myth and History
    • 2. The Revival of Indo-European Studies: Georges Dumézil (1898–1986)
    • 3. Political Uses of Indo-European Prehistory
    • 4. Discussion after the Lecture “Political Uses of Indo-European Prehistory”
    • 5. The Secret Feasts of Georges Dumézil: A Dialogue (1983)
    • 6. The Long Indo-European Memory
  • III. The Black Gold of Origins
    • 7. Mircea Eliade (1907–1986)
    • 8. History of Religions and the Nostalgia for Origins: On the Eliade–Pettazzoni Correspondence
  • IV. Alterities
    • 9. Barbarophilia and Greek Wisdom: Arnaldo Momigliano (1908–1987)
  • V. Two Figures of Resistance
    • 10. An Untimely Lucidity: Marcel Mauss (1872–1950)
    • 11. A Historian of Forgetting: Léon Poliakov (1910–1997)
  • VI. The Silence of a Generation
    • 12. The Nazi Past of German Universities: Rudolf Schottlaender (1900–1988)
    • 13. Hans Robert Jauss (1921–1997)
    • 14. The University, Barbarism, and Memory, by Karlheinz Stierle
    • 15. “The Radical Strangeness of Nazi Barbarism Has Paralyzed a Generation of Intellectuals”: Dialogue with H. R. Jauss (1996)
    • 16. On Silence as a Possible Form of Witnessing
  • Postscript for Günter Grass
  • Notes
  • Sources
  • Index

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