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Fromms : how Julius Fromm's condom empire fell to the Nazis

Author: Götz Aly; Michael Sontheimer; Shelley Laura Frisch
Publisher: New York : Other Press, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A book with dozens of photos and documents recounts the history of the first branded condoms in Germany and the culture that allowed them to thrive, the machinations by which the Nazis robbed Jews of their businesses, and the tragedy of a man whose love for his country was betrayed by its government and his fellow citizens.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Biographies
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Aly, Götz, 1947-
Fromms.
New York : Other Press, ©2009
(OCoLC)694025376
Named Person: Julius Fromm; Julius Fromm
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Götz Aly; Michael Sontheimer; Shelley Laura Frisch
ISBN: 9781590512968 1590512960 9781590513774 1590513770
OCLC Number: 299708150
Notes: "Originally published as Fromms : Wie der jüdische Kondomfabrikant Julius F. unter die deutschen Räuber fiel by Gotz Aly and Michael Sontheimer."
Description: xii, 219 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Julius Fromm, sex, and family planning --
From the ghetto in Konin to Berlin --
The world's first brand-name condoms --
"We have become Germans": an illusion --
The new factory: transparency for those in the know --
Fromms Act for Göring's godmother --
A critical look at the personal history of a public figure --
Exile: helpless in London --
Seizure by the German state --
"Jew auction" as Aryan haunt --
From villa Fromm to Auschwitz --
Survival in Paris, London, and Berlin --
"Property of the people" in the new Germany.
Responsibility: Götz Aly and Michael Sontheimer ; translated from the German by Shelley Frisch.
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A book with dozens of photos and documents recounts the history of the first branded condoms in Germany and the culture that allowed them to thrive, the machinations by which the Nazis robbed Jews of their businesses, and the tragedy of a man whose love for his country was betrayed by its government and his fellow citizens.

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