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The ferocity of the Nazi assault upon the Jews took many without notice. Volkov argues new examine either the character of antisemitism and on the complexity of contemporary Jewish lifestyles in Germany is needed so as to offer an evidence. whereas antisemitism had a few capabilities in pre-Nazi German society, it such a lot rather served as a cultural code, an indication of belonging to a specific political and cultural milieu. strangely, it in simple terms had a restricted impression at the lives of the Jews themselves. via the tip of the 19th century, their integration used to be good complicated. lots of them loved prosperity, status, and the pleasures of metropolitan lifestyles. This ebook stresses the dialectical nature of assimilation, the lead of the Jews within the approaches of modernization, and, eventually, their non-stop efforts to 'invent' a contemporary Judaism that might healthy their new social and cultural position.

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