German Jewish Cultures

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  1. Sex, Politics, and Comedy
    Ernst Lubitsch (1982–1947) was one of the most successful and influential German filmmakers in American film comedy. In this volume, Rick McCormick argues for a more transnational view of Lubitsch’s career and films with respect... Learn More
    Published: 1st June 2020
    Hardback | £82.00
  2. Fritz Bauer
    German Jewish judge and prosecutor Fritz Bauer (1903–1968) played a key role in the arrest of Adolf Eichmann and the initiation of the Frankfurt Auschwitz trials. Author Ronen Steinke tells this remarkable story while sensitively... Learn More
    Published: 1st April 2020
    Hardback | £77.00
    Paperback | £24.99
  3. The Unchosen Ones
    Since the refugee crisis of 2015, the topic of migration has moved to the center of global political debates. Jannis Panagiotidis looks at immigration from Germany to Israel in three individual cases where migrants were not allowed... Learn More
    Published: 1st October 2019
    Hardback | £82.00
    Paperback | £34.00
  4. In Search of the Hebrew People
    As German scholars, poets, and theologians searched for the origins of the ancient Israelites, Ofri Ilany believes they created a model for nationalism that drew legitimacy from the biblical idea of the Chosen People. In this... Learn More
    Published: 1st April 2018
    Hardback | £47.00
  5. The Jewish Economic Elite
    In this rich transnational history, Cornelia Aust traces Jewish Ashkenazi families as they moved across Europe and established new commercial and entrepreneurial networks as they went. Aust balances economic history with elaborate... Learn More
    Published: 27th February 2018
    Hardback | £69.00
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  6. Modernism without Jews?
    Nowhere else have Jews contributed so massively and consequentially to the general culture than in Germany. From Mendelssohn to Marx, from Freud to Einstein, Jewish contributions to secular German thought have been both wide-ranging... Learn More
    Published: 25th September 2017
    Hardback | £69.00
    Paperback | £20.99
  7. The Emergence of Early Yiddish Literature
    While much early Yiddish literature belonged to pious genres, quasi-secular genres—epic, drama, and lyric—also developed. Jerold Frakes contends that the historical context of the emergence of Yiddish literature is an essential... Learn More
    Published: 26th June 2017
    Hardback | £52.00