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Antisemitism and racism in Britain: assessing the reaction to and the legacy of Kristallnacht in Britain

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Antisemitism and racism in Britain : assessing the reaction to and the legacy of Kristallnacht in Britain. / Burkett, Jodi.

Violence, Memory and History: Western Perspectives of Kristallnacht. ed. / Colin McCullough; Nathan Wilson. 1st. ed. Routledge, 2014. p. 16-33 (Routledge Studies in Modern European History).

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Harvard

Burkett, J 2014, Antisemitism and racism in Britain: assessing the reaction to and the legacy of Kristallnacht in Britain. in C McCullough & N Wilson (eds), Violence, Memory and History: Western Perspectives of Kristallnacht. 1st edn, Routledge Studies in Modern European History, Routledge, pp. 16-33. https://doi.org/10.4324/9781315879567-2

APA

Burkett, J. (2014). Antisemitism and racism in Britain: assessing the reaction to and the legacy of Kristallnacht in Britain. In C. McCullough, & N. Wilson (Eds.), Violence, Memory and History: Western Perspectives of Kristallnacht (1st ed., pp. 16-33). (Routledge Studies in Modern European History). Routledge. https://doi.org/10.4324/9781315879567-2

Vancouver

Burkett J. Antisemitism and racism in Britain: assessing the reaction to and the legacy of Kristallnacht in Britain. In McCullough C, Wilson N, editors, Violence, Memory and History: Western Perspectives of Kristallnacht. 1st ed. Routledge. 2014. p. 16-33. (Routledge Studies in Modern European History). https://doi.org/10.4324/9781315879567-2

Author

Burkett, Jodi. / Antisemitism and racism in Britain : assessing the reaction to and the legacy of Kristallnacht in Britain. Violence, Memory and History: Western Perspectives of Kristallnacht. editor / Colin McCullough ; Nathan Wilson. 1st. ed. Routledge, 2014. pp. 16-33 (Routledge Studies in Modern European History).

Bibtex

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