The lion and the star : gentile-Jewish relations in three Hessian communities, 1919-1945 (Book, 1998) [WorldCat.org]
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The lion and the star : gentile-Jewish relations in three Hessian communities, 1919-1945

Author: Jonathan C Friedman
Publisher: Lexington : University Press of Kentucky, ©1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Friedman examines three German communities of different sizes - Frankfurt am Main, Giessen, and Geisenheim. Symbolized by the Hessian heraldic lion, these communities represent a cross-section of both Gentile and Jewish society in Germany during the Weimar and Nazi years. Conducting research in the United States, Germany, England, and Israel, he gleaned information from interviews, memoirs, diaries, letters,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Friedman, Jonathan C., 1966-
Lion and the star.
Lexington : University Press of Kentucky, ©1998
(OCoLC)605435380
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jonathan C Friedman
ISBN: 0813120438 9780813120430
OCLC Number: 37361769
Description: 292 pages : maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Jewish Emancipation to 1919 --
Demography and Socioeconomic Structure --
The Liberal-Jewish Model: Under Attack from Within --
Gesellschaft vs. Gemeinschaft: Gentile-Jewish Relations before 1933 --
Jew-Hatred or "Arbeit und Brot!" Antisemitism and the Electoral Rise of the Nazis --
Close to the Edge: Relations during the Early Years of the Third Reich --
Relations during the "Final Solution."
Responsibility: Jonathan C. Friedman.

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The Lion and the Star not only offers an informed glimpse into the intricacies of daily German life but also confirms the continuing danger of making sweeping generalizations about German Jews and  Read more...

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