Anthony took his first degree (AB) at Hamilton College in upstate New York. He then moved to England, where he studied International History at the London School of Economics (MA) and Modern History at Oxford (D.Phil.). He has taught and researched in Jerusalem, Tel Aviv and Munich. Anthony is the author and co-editor of several volumes and articles (see further information tab) that deal with German and German-Jewish history, as well as the history of psychology (psychoanalysis, hypnosis, social psychology). He is currently working on a project that seeks to use social psychology as a tool to understand better modern antisemitism.
Research and scholarship
Anthony’s research has focused on political antisemitism, Vergangenheitsbewältigung (coming to terms with the past in the Federal Republic), Jewish historiography, West Germany’s Jewish community, the reception of psychoanalysis, and the history of hypnosis (see further information tab). He is currently working on a project that seeks to use social psychology as a tool to understand better modern antisemitism.
- Introduction to Modern History
- Historical Research and Writing
- Sources and Debates
- Power in the Modern World
- After Hitler: West Germany and the Transition to Democracy
- Crisis, Rupture, and Opportunity: German "Modernity", 1900-1933
- A Very Short History of Socialism
School of Humanities
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