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The Scholems : a story of the German-Jewish bourgeoisie from emancipation to destruction /
Jay Howard Geller.
imprint
Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2019.
description
x, 329 pages, 24 pages of plates ; 24 cm
ISBN
1501731564, 9781501731563
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imprint
Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2019.
isbn
1501731564
9781501731563
contents note
Origins : from Glogau to Berlin -- Berlin childhood around 1900 : growing up in the growing metropolis -- Things fall apart : the First World War -- Life in the time of revolutions : the early Weimar Republic -- The gold-plated twenties and beyond : promise, prosperity, and depression in interwar Germany -- In the promised land : a new home in Jerusalem -- In the maelstrom : Jewish life in Nazi Germany -- Cresting of the fifth wave : Gershom Scholem's Palestine in the 1930s -- Afterlives : Sydney and Jerusalem.
abstract
"A collective biography of the family of the Jewish scholar Gershom Scholem and a social history of the Jewish middle class in Germany from the era of emancipation through the Holocaust"--
catalogue key
12242376
 
Includes bibliographical references and index.

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