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Uniform Title Friedrich Meinecke. English.
Title German refugee historians and Friedrich Meinecke : letters and documents, 1910-1977 / [introduced and edited] by Gerhard A. Ritter ; translated by Alex Skinner
Published Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2010
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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 554 pages) : illustrations
Series Studies in Central European histories ; v. 49
Studies in Central European histories ; v. 49
Contents Introduction: Friedrich Meinecke and his émigré students -- Meinecke as historian and political contemporary -- Meinecke as academic teacher -- Meinecke's émigré students -- Hans Rothfels -- Dietrich Gerhard -- Gerhard Masur -- Hajo Holborn -- Felix Gilbert -- Hans Baron -- Helene Wieruszowski -- Hans Rosenberg -- Hedwig Hintze -- Eckart Kehr -- Hanns Günther Reissner -- Gustav Mayer -- Meinecke, his émigré students and relations between the discipline of history in Germany and the United States -- Documents -- List of documents -- Hans Rothfels -- Dietrich Gerhard -- Gerhard Masur -- Hajo Holborn -- Felix Gilbert -- Hans Baron -- Helene Wieruszowski -- Hans Rosenberg -- Hedwig Hintze -- Eckart Kehr -- Hanns Günther Reissner -- Gustav Maye
Summary The book deals with the relationship between Friedrich Meinecke, who is often considered to be the leading German historian of the first half of the twentieth century, and several of his students who, after the Nazi seizure of power, were forced to emigrate because of their Jewish descent or their political views. The letters published here to Meinecke from Hans Rothfels, Dietrich Gerhard, Hajo Holborn, Felix Gilbert, Hans Rosenberg, and others show these scholars' deep respect for their old teacher, but also their growing distance from his historical interests and methods. In a period of stru
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 529-547) and index
Notes Translated from the German
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Subject Meinecke, Friedrich, 1862-1954 -- Archives.
Meinecke, Friedrich, 1862-1954 -- Correspondence.
Meinecke, Friedrich, 1862-1954 -- Relations with students
Historians -- Germany -- Archives.
Historians -- Germany -- Correspondence.
Historians -- United States -- Archives.
Historians -- United States -- Correspondence.
Historiography -- Germany -- History -- 20th century -- Sources.
Historiography -- United States -- History -- 20th century -- Sources.
History teachers -- Germany -- Correspondence.
Genre/Form Personal correspondence.
Form Electronic book
Author Meinecke, Friedrich, 1862-1954.
Ritter, Gerhard Albert.
LC no. 2010000467
ISBN 1282952609
9004184058 (electronic bk.)
9781282952607
9789004184053 (electronic bk.)