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Germany on their minds : German Jewish refugees in the United States and their relationships with Germany, 1938-1988 /
Anne C. Schenderlein.
imprint
New York : Berghahn Books, 2020.
description
vii, 245 pages ; 24 cm.
ISBN
1789200059, 9781789200058, 9781789200065
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imprint
New York : Berghahn Books, 2020.
isbn
1789200059
9781789200058
9781789200065
contents note
Americanization before 1941 -- The Enemy Alien Classification, 1941-1944 -- German Jewish Refugees in the U.S. Military -- German Jewish Refugees and the Wartime Discourse on Germany's Future, 1942-1945 -- German Jewish Refugees and the West German Foreign Office in the 1950s and 1960s -- German Jewish Refugee Travel to Germany and West German Municipal Visitor Programs.
general note
Revised dissertation (Ph. D.), University of California (San Diego), 2014.
abstract
"Throughout the 1930s and early 1940s, approximately ninety thousand German Jews fled their homeland and settled in the United States, prior to that nation closing its borders to Jewish refugees. And even though many of them wanted little to do with Germany, the circumstances of the Second World War and the postwar era meant that engagement of some kind was unavoidable-whether direct or indirect, initiated within the community itself or by political actors and the broader German public. This book carefully traces these entangled histories on both sides of the Atlantic, demonstrating the remarkable extent to which German Jews and their former fellow citizens helped to shape developments from the Allied war effort to the course of West German democratization"--
catalogue key
13032212
 
Includes bibliographical references and index.

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