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Norman Cohn

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Norman Cohn, also known as Norman Rufus Colin Cohn, (born 12 January 1915) is British academic, historian and writer, now Emeritus Astor-Wolfson Professor at the University of Sussex. He was born into a Jewish family in London. He was educated at Christ Church, Oxford, serving for six years in the British Army from 1939. He then held a number of academic positions, before a first appointment at Sussex in 1963.

Works

Books

  • The Pursuit of the Millennium: Revolutionary Millenarians and Mystical Anarchists of the Middle Ages (1957)
  • Warrant for Genocide: The Myth of the Jewish World Conspiracy and the "Protocols of the Elders of Zion" (1970), a scholarly study on the myth of the Jewish global domination conspiracy, especially as evidenced in the fabricated The Protocols of the Elders of Zion document
  • Europe's Inner Demons: The Demonization of Christians in Medieval Christendom (revised edition 2000)
  • Cosmos, Chaos and the World to Come: The Ancient Roots of Apocalyptic Faith
  • Noah's Flood: The Genesis Story in Western Thought (1996)

Essays

  • The Horns of Moses Commentary vol. 3 (september 1958)
  • The Myth of the Jewish World Conspiracy: A Case Study in Collective Psychopathology Commentary vol. 41 no. 6 (jun. 1966) 35
  • Monsters of Chaos Horizon: Magazine of the Arts no. 4 (1972) 42
  • Permanence de Millénarismes Le Contrat Social: revue historique et critique des faits et des idées vol. 6 no. 5 (sep. 1962)289
  • Adamo: the Distinguished Savage The Twentieth Century vol. 155 (jan. 1954) 263
  • The Saint-Simonian Extravaganza The Twentieth Century vol. 154 (jul. 1953) 354
  • The Magus of the North The Twentieth Century vol. 153 (jan. 1953) 283
  • The Saint-Simonian Portent The Twentieth Century vol. 152 (jul. 1952)
  • How Time Acquired a Consummation Apocalypse Theory and the End of the World (1995) 21-37(compilation)
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