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Title German history from the margins / edited by Neil Gregor, Nils Roemer, and Mark Roseman
Published Bloomington : Indiana University Press, [2006]
©2006
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Description 1 online resource (vi, 306 pages)
Contents Germans of the Jewish Stamm: visions of community between nationalism and particularism, 1850 to 1933 / Till van Rahden -- Identity and essentialism: race, racism, and the Jews at the fin de siècle / Yfaat Weiss -- Prussia at the margins, or the world that nationalism lost / Helmut Walser Smith -- Völkisch-nationalism and universalism on the margins of the Reich: a comparison of majority and minority liberalism in Germany, 1898-1933 / Eric Kurlander -- "Volksgemeinschaften unter sich": German minorities and regionalism in Poland, 1918-39 / Winson Chu -- A margin at the center: the conservatives in Lower Saxony between Kaiserreich and Federal Republic / Frank Bösch -- "Black-red-gold enemies": Catholics, Socialists, and Jews in elementary schoolbooks from Kaiserreich to Third Reich / Katharine Kennedy -- "Productivist" and "consumerist" narratives of Jews in German history / Gideon Reuveni -- How "Jewish" is German sexuality? Sex and antisemitism in the Third Reich / Dagmar Herzog -- Defeated Germans and surviving Jews: gendered encounters in everyday life in U.S.-occupied Germany, 1945-49 / Atina Grossmann -- Afro-German children and the social politics of race after 1945 / Heide Fehrenbach -- The difficult task of managing migration: the 1973 recruitment stop / Karen Schönwälder -- How and where is German history centered? / Geoff Eley
Summary German History from the Margins offers new ways of thinking about ethnic and religious minorities and other outsiders in modern German history. Many established paradigms of German history are challenged by the contributors' new and often provocative findings, including evidence of the striking cosmopolitanism of Germany's 19th-century eastern border communities; German Jewry's sophisticated appropriation of the discourse of tribe and race; the unexpected absence of antisemitism in Weimar's campaign against smut; the Nazi's embrace of purportedly "Jewish" sexual behavior; and post-war Germany
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Minorities -- Germany -- History -- 19th century.
Minorities -- Germany -- History -- 20th century.
Germany -- Ethnic relations.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
Author Gregor, Neil, 1969-
Roemer, Nils H.
Roseman, Mark.
LC no. 2005029147
ISBN 0253111951 (electronic bk.)
9780253111951 (electronic bk.)