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Muslims and Jews in France: History of a Conflict

Maud S. Mandel


This book traces the global, national, and local origins of the conflict between Muslims and Jews in France, challenging the belief that rising anti-Semitism in France is rooted solely in the unfolding crisis in Israel and Palestine. The book shows how the conflict in fact emerged from processes internal to French society itself even as it was shaped by affairs elsewhere, particularly in North Africa during the era of decolonization. It examines moments in which conflicts between Muslims and Jews became a matter of concern to French police, the media, and an array of self-appointed spokesmen f ... More

Keywords: conflict, Muslims, Jews, France, anti-Semitism, Israel, Palestine, decolonization, racist aggression, religious minority

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2014 Print ISBN-13: 9780691125817
Published to Princeton Scholarship Online: October 2017 DOI:10.23943/princeton/9780691125817.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Maud S. Mandel, author
Brown University