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The Resource Against the Grain : Jewish Intellectuals in Hard Times

Against the Grain : Jewish Intellectuals in Hard Times

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Against the Grain : Jewish Intellectuals in Hard Times
Title
Against the Grain
Title remainder
Jewish Intellectuals in Hard Times
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Highlighting the seminal role of German Jewish intellectuals and ideologues in forming and transforming the modern Jewish world, this volume analyzes the political roads taken by German Jewish thinkers; the impact of the Holocaust on the Central and East European Jewish intelligentsia; and the conundrum of modern Jewish identity. Several of German Jewry's most outstanding figures such as Scholem, Strauss, and Kohn are discussed. Inspired by Steven E. Aschheim's work, several contributors focus on the fraught relationship between German and East European Jews (the so-called Ostjuden
Cataloging source
IDEBK
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Mendelsohn, Ezra
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Aschheim, Steven E
  • Strauss, Leo
  • Aschheim, Steven E
  • Strauss, Leo
  • Jews
  • Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)
  • Intellectuals
  • Political culture
  • Jews, East European
  • Germany
  • Germany
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • HISTORY
  • Ethnic relations
  • Influence (Literary, artistic, etc.)
  • Intellectual life
  • Jews, East European
  • Jews
  • Political and social views
  • Political culture
  • Germany
Label
Against the Grain : Jewish Intellectuals in Hard Times
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Acknowledgments; Editors' Note; Introduction; Part I. Strauss, Scholem, Arendt, Benjamin; 1. A Zionist Critique of Jewish Politics; 2. Leo Strauss Reading Karl Marx during the Cold War; 3. Gershom Scholem, Einst und Jetzt; 4. Death or Birth; 5. Fragments from a Correspondence (Walter Benjamin, Gershom Scholem); Part II. Political Positioning in Hard Times; 6. In Heidegger's Shadow; 7. Walther Rathenau's Dilemma; 8. "Nothing But a Disillusioned Love"?; 9. Historicism and the Event; Part III. Brothers and Strangers; 10. Asiatic Brothers, European Strangers
  • 11. "Brothers and Strangers"12. "Man kann verjuden"; Part IV. In the Shadow of the Holocaust; 13. A "Usable Past" and the Crisis of European Jews; 14. Three Jewish Émigrés at Nuremberg; 15. The Frankfurt School and the "Jewish Question," 1940-1970; 16. Holocaust History and Survivor Testimony; Contributors; Selected Bibliography; Index
Control code
ocn859837428
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781782380030
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
526709
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)859837428
Label
Against the Grain : Jewish Intellectuals in Hard Times
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Acknowledgments; Editors' Note; Introduction; Part I. Strauss, Scholem, Arendt, Benjamin; 1. A Zionist Critique of Jewish Politics; 2. Leo Strauss Reading Karl Marx during the Cold War; 3. Gershom Scholem, Einst und Jetzt; 4. Death or Birth; 5. Fragments from a Correspondence (Walter Benjamin, Gershom Scholem); Part II. Political Positioning in Hard Times; 6. In Heidegger's Shadow; 7. Walther Rathenau's Dilemma; 8. "Nothing But a Disillusioned Love"?; 9. Historicism and the Event; Part III. Brothers and Strangers; 10. Asiatic Brothers, European Strangers
  • 11. "Brothers and Strangers"12. "Man kann verjuden"; Part IV. In the Shadow of the Holocaust; 13. A "Usable Past" and the Crisis of European Jews; 14. Three Jewish Émigrés at Nuremberg; 15. The Frankfurt School and the "Jewish Question," 1940-1970; 16. Holocaust History and Survivor Testimony; Contributors; Selected Bibliography; Index
Control code
ocn859837428
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781782380030
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
526709
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)859837428

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