German Jews in the Era of the “Final Solution” : : Essays on Jewish and Universal History / / Otto Dov Kulka.

These essays, written in the course of half a century of research and thought on German and Jewish history, deal with the uniqueness of a phenomenon in its historical and philosophical context. Applying the "classical" empirical tools to this unprecedented historical chapter, Kulka strives...

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Superior document:Title is part of eBook package: De Gruyter DG Ebook Package English 2020
Place / Publishing House:München ;, Wien : : De Gruyter Oldenbourg, , [2019]
Year of Publication:2019
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Physical Description:1 online resource (XV, 341 p.)
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Table of Contents:
  • Frontmatter
  • Foreword
  • Editorial Note
  • Acknowledgments
  • Contents
  • List of Illustrations
  • Reflections on Jewish Studies, the Jerusalem School and the Research on the Era of the “Final Solution”
  • I. German Jewry under the National Socialism in Historical Perspective
  • 1. German Jewry under the National Socialism in Historical Perspective
  • 2. History and Historical Consciousness. Similarities and Dissimilarities in the History of German and Czech Jews 1918–1945
  • II. Modern Antisemitism and the Ideology of the “Final Solution”
  • 3. Critique of Judaism in European Thought. On the Historical Meaning of Modern Antisemitism
  • 4. Richard Wagner and the Origins of the Redemptive Antisemitism
  • 5. Uniqueness in Context. Review of Ian Kershaw, To Hell and Back: Europe 1914–1949
  • III. German Society and the Jews under the Nazi Regime
  • 6. Popular Opinion in Nazi Germany and the “Jewish Question”
  • 7. German Population in Nazi Germany as a Factor in the Policy of the “Solution of the Jewish Question”: The Nuremberg Laws and the Reichskristallnacht
  • 8. German Population and the “Solution of the Jewish Question” at the Time of the Wannsee Conference
  • IV. Jewish Society and its Leadership in Nazi Germany
  • 9. Jewish Society in Germany as Reflected in Secret Nazi Reports on Popular Opinion 1933–1943
  • 10. The Reichsvereinigung and the Fate of the Jews. Continuity or Discontinuity in German- Jewish History in the Third Reich
  • 11. Ghetto in an Annihilation Camp. Jewish Social History in the Years of the “Final Solution” and its Ultimate Limits
  • V. Historiography of the National Socialism and the “Final Solution”
  • 12. Major Trends and Tendencies in German Historiography on National Socialism and the “Final Solution” 1924–1984
  • 13. Singularity and its Relativization. Changing Views in German Historiography on National Socialism and the “Final Solution”
  • 14. The Historikerstreit from a Personal Retrospective. On the “Case Nolte” and his Generation
  • VI. In Search of History and Memory
  • 15. In Search of History and Memory. Excerpts from Landscapes of the Metropolis of Death
  • Annotated References
  • Index of Names and Places