The fundamental work of the famous French historian of Russian origin, Professor Leon Poliakov, the author of numerous works on the history of the Holocaust and anti-Semitism. Two-volume monograph on the history of anti-Semitism from ancient times until the mid XX century, and examines in detail the history of the relations of Jews with the surrounding peoples, analyzing the roots of xenophobia and disasters caused by it. The object of study of the author - the collision and interaction of cultures for over two millennia.
The first volume covers the period from antiquity to early modern times.
The second volume covers the period from 18 th century until the mid 20 th century.