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Author Volkov, Shulamit, 1942-

Title Germans, Jews, and antisemites : trials in emancipation / Shulamit Volkov
Published Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2006
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Contents 1. Views from East and West -- 2. Excursus on self-hatred and self-criticism -- 3. Past shadows, present needs -- 4. Antisemitism old and new -- 5. Functions and meaning -- 6. Norms and codes -- 7. Comparing Germany with the French Republic -- 8. Excursus on minorities in the nation-state -- 9. Climbing up the social ladder -- 10. Paradoxes of becoming alike -- 11. Jewish success in science-- 12. The ambivalence of bildung -- 13. Forces of dissimilation -- 14. Inventing tradition
Summary History of the Jews in modern Germany is usually told as the tale of outstanding individuals, completely immersed in German society and disproportionately contributing to its culture. This book focuses on the story of 'ordinary' German Jews, concerned with being like other Germans, and with upward social climbing and achievements
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Translated from the Hebrew
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Subject Antisemitism -- Germany -- History -- 20th century.
Jews -- Cultural assimilation -- Germany.
Jews -- Germany -- History -- 1789-1945
Jews -- Germany -- Identity.
Jews -- Germany -- Social conditions -- 20th century.
Germany -- Ethnic relations.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0511241178 (electronic bk. ; Adobe Reader)
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0521609593 (Paper)
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