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Jewish memory and the cosmopolitan order : Hannah Arendt and the Jewish condition

Author: Natan Sznaider
Publisher: Cambridge, UK ; Malden, MA : Polity, 2011.
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Natan Sznaider offers a highly original account of Jewish memory and politics before and after the Holocaust. It seeks to recover an aspect of Jewish identity that has been almost completely lost today - namely, that throughout much of their history Jews were both a nation and cosmopolitan, they lived in a constant tension between particularism and universalism. And it is precisely this tension, which Sznaider seeks  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Hannah Arendt; Hannah Arendt; Hannah Arendt; Hannah Arendt
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Natan Sznaider
ISBN: 9780745647951 0745647952 9780745647968 0745647960
OCLC Number: 682281405
Description: vi, 205 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction : Königsberg, Jerusalem, Paris, and New York --
Paris, Geneva, and Port Bou : the last Europeans --
Frankfurt, Jerusalem, Offenbach, and New York : Jews and Europe --
The view from Eastern Europe : from Warsaw to New York --
Zurich, Vilna, and Nuremberg : generalized guilt --
From Nuremberg to New York via Jerusalem --
Between Drohobych and New York : an end and a new beginning.
Other Titles: Hannah Arendt and the Jewish condition
Responsibility: Natan Sznaider.


* This book weaves together an original argument about cosmopolitanism, and a plea for what the author calls 'rooted cosmopolitanism', with an historical argument about Jewish memory in relation to  Read more...


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"In this fine piece of writing, Sznaider confronts us directly with a paradox of current imaginations of new cosmopolitanism in Europe." Sociological Review "What is Europe? Not a state, not a Read more...

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