Beyond the border : the German-Jewish legacy abroad (Book, 2007) []
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Beyond the border : the German-Jewish legacy abroad

Beyond the border : the German-Jewish legacy abroad

Author: Steven E Aschheim
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

The German-Jewish experience through the rise of Nazism in 1933 was characterized by an explosion of cultural and intellectual creativity. This work seeks to explain this phenomenon and analyze how  Read more...


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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Steven E Aschheim
ISBN: 9780691122236 0691122237
OCLC Number: 70230767
Language Note: English.
Notes: Based on lectures delivered at the University of California, Berkeley in October 2004.
Description: xi, 194 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: 1. Bildung in Palestine : Zionism, binationalism, and the strains of German-Jewish humanism --
2. The tensions of historical Wissenschaft : the emigre historians and the making of German cultural history --
3. Icons beyond the border : why do we love (hate) Theodor Adorno, Hannah Arendt, Walter Benjamin, Franz Rosenzweig, Gershom Scholem, and Leo Strauss?
Responsibility: Steven E. Aschheim.
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"Beyond the Border is a study of the influence of German-Jewish exiles... It raises fundamental issues about the role of Jews in the diaspora and their relationship with Israel."--Vernon Bogdanoris, Read more...

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