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Today"s Germany and the Jews ; The representation of Jews in postwar German literature

Dieter Lamping

Today"s Germany and the Jews ; The representation of Jews in postwar German literature

by Dieter Lamping

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Published by Robert A. and Sandra S. Borns Jewish Studies Program, Indiana University in Bloomington, Ind .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Germany
    • Subjects:
    • Jews -- Germany -- History -- 1945-,
    • Jews in literature.,
    • Germany -- Ethnic relations.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementDieter Lamping.
      SeriesThe 1998 Paul lecture, Dorit and Gerald Paul lecture ;, 1998.
      ContributionsLamping, Dieter., Robert A. and Sandra S. Borns Jewish Studies Program (Indiana University, Bloomington), Dorit and Gerald Paul Program for the Study of Germans and Jews (Indiana University, Bloomington)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS135.G332 L36 1998
      The Physical Object
      Pagination28 p. :
      Number of Pages28
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL456023M
      LC Control Number98172132

      Much of the debate on colonialism and the imperial imagination in German history focuses on the links between Imperial Germany’s colonial experience overseas, especially in Africa, and the Nazi regime’s campaigns to acquire “living space” (Lebensraum), remove or eliminate racial inferiors, and exterminate the be sure, scholars are reluctant to impose simplistic continuities. These manifestations of anti-Semitism in Germany are deeply linked to the German past from to and the wish to get rid of guilt or responsibility for dealing with that past. Germany’s ideological unification since has two main pillars: a strong anti-American and anti-Israeli attitude, and a new position toward the history of WW II.

      The forceful expulsion of Jews from the German Reich at the end of October is mentioned in literature in context with the pogrom against the Jews on 9 and 10 November , the “Reichskristallnacht”.   Yes there were. As Robbie Fields points out, a fair number of refugees to the USSR, the US and other places returned after the war. Many of the most prominent among those were left-leaning intellectuals who wanted to take part in building a Social.

        K onrad Adenauer, the first postwar chancellor and an inspirational, pro-Western figure, believed that reaching out to Israel was his nation’s only pathway to legitimacy and acceptance by the West. For his part, David Ben-Gurion, Israel’s first prime minister, understood that German investment could help his cash-strapped, fledgling state, which was struggling to absorb hundreds of.   Buy German Colonialism: Race, the Holocaust, and Postwar Germany by Langbehn, Volker, Salama, Mohammad (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : Volker Langbehn, Mohammad Salama.


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