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Hîstôry¯a yêhûdît = Jewish history

, Volume 10, Issue 2, pp 9–19 | Cite as

Disraeli, the rothschilds, and anti-Semitism

  • R. W. Davis
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Notes

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    Stanley Weintraub,Disraeli, A Biography (New York, 1993), 161, 197.Google Scholar
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    David Feldman,Englishmen and Jews: Social Relations and Political Culture, 1840–1914 (New Haven, CT, 1994), esp. chap. 4.Google Scholar
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    Richard Shannon,The Age of Disraeli, 1868–1881: The Rise of Tory Democracy (London, 1992), 418.Google Scholar
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    Harrison M. Wright (ed.),The “New Imperialism”: Analysis of Late-Nineteenth Century Expansion (2nd ed., Lexington, MA, 1979), 26.Google Scholar
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    R. W. Davis,The English Rothschilds (London, 1983), 42–44.Google Scholar
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    Ibid., 196, n. 5.Google Scholar
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    Davis,Rothschilds, 81–9: R. W. Davis,Disraeli (London, 1976), 87. Natty, writing to his parents early in 1860, was even more scathing about Disraeli: “I am not sorry that Dizzy has made so many mistakes, it is the natural consequence of hypocrisy” (N. M. Rothschild Archives, London, R Fam C/3/90, 23 February 1860).Google Scholar
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    British Library Add MS 51, 753, Smith to Holland, n.d. (but late 1829 or early 1830). See also R. K. Webb, “From Toleration to Religious Liberty,” in J. R. Jones, (ed.),Liberty Secured? Britain before and after 1688 (Stanford, 1992), 156–198; Abraham Gilam,The Emancipation of the Jews in England, 1830–1860, (New York, 1982).Google Scholar

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  • R. W. Davis
    • 1
  1. 1.Washington University in St. LouisUSA

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