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The murderous paradise : German nationalism and the Holocaust

Author: Pierre James
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book explores the origins of German hopes for the elimination of Europe's Jews, tracing the history of this idea from its Biblical roots and expression throughout German history. Where did the idea to eliminate European Jewry originate? This study embarks upon an historical exploration of this question, identifying its Biblical origins and its expression throughout German history. Even a cursory glance at  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
James, Pierre, 1965-
Murderous paradise.
Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2001
(OCoLC)606615002
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Pierre James
ISBN: 0275972429 9780275972424
OCLC Number: 45757723
Description: x, 203 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Biblical origins of redemptive anti-Semitism --
Early Christian sources --
Medieval German patriotism and hopes for the extermination of the Jews --
German humanist anti-Semitism and patriotism --
The Baroque era: tolerance and the decline of patriotism --
Pietism's contribution to German utopianism --
The enlightenment and the emergence of German nationalism --
Romantic nationalist anti-Semitism --
A belief in Germany: religious nationalism after Napoleon --
Radicalization of anti-Semitism --
After the revolution: intellectual redemptive anti-Semitism --
Popular nationalism and anti-Semitism of the late nineteenth century --
National socialism: the triumph of redemptive anti-Semitism.
Responsibility: Pierre James.

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Where did the idea to eliminate European Jewry originate? This guide explores the origins of German hopes for the elimination of Europe's Jews, tracing the history of this idea from it's Biblical  Read more...

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