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Author Hess, Jonathan M., 1965-2018.

Title Germans, Jews and the claims of modernity / Jonathan M. Hess
Published New Haven, Conn. ; London : Yale University Press, [2002]
©2002

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Description xi, 258 pages : illustrations, facsimiles, portrait ; 24cm
Contents Rome, Jerusalem and the triumph of modernity : Christian Wilhelm Dohm and the regeneration of the Jews -- Orientalism and the colonial imaginary : Johann David Michaelis and the specter of racial antisemitism -- Mendelssohn's Jesus : the frustrations of Jewish resistance -- Philosophy, antisemitism and the politics of religious reform : Saul Ascher's challenge to Kant and Fichte -- Jewish baptism and the quest for world rule : perceptions of Jewish power around 1800
Bibliography Includes bibliography (pages [240]-246) and index
Subject Jews -- Emancipation -- Germany.
Antisemitism -- Germany -- History -- 18th century.
Antisemitism -- Germany -- History -- 19th century.
Jews -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Germany -- History -- 18th century.
Jews -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Germany -- History -- 19th century.
Germany -- Ethnic relations.
LC no. 2002001452
ISBN 0300097018 hardback alkaline paper