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The Accusation

Blood Libel in an American Town

by Edward Berenson

Hardcover, 271 pages, W W Norton & Co Inc, List Price: $26.95 |

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The Accusation
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Blood Libel in an American Town
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Edward Berenson

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The NYU historian and author of The Statue of Liberty documents the story of America's only alleged case of blood libel and its origins in old-world prejudice, homegrown anti-Semitism and the 1920s resurgence of the Ku Klux Klan. Illustrations.