Civilization and Its Discontents

Who is The Jews from Civilization and Its Discontents and what is their importance?

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Freud makes mention several times of the Jews as a people. These references generally refer to their place in civilization as a kind of scapegoat for the dominant society. Freud is writing in the years leading up to the rise of the Nazi Party in Germany, and it is likely that the treatment of the Jews was a much-discussed topic at that time.

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Civilization and Its Discontents