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Passing Illusions : Jewish Visibility in Weimar Germany - by Kerry Wallach (Paperback)

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This study looks at personal accounts, archival documents, and works of fiction, as well as examples from visual culture such as advertisements and films, to explore Jewish responses to mainstream and anti-Semitic stereotypes in Weimar Germany. Seeking to connect the work of historians and literary scholars, the study uses ideas from Germans studies and Jewish studies, within a framework of cultural studies, examining Weimar Jewish identity and self-presentation. The study investigates the desire to pass as non-Jewish and explains why people hid or revealed their Jewishness. The book offers b&w historical photos, art, cartoons, ads, and film stills. Annotation ©2017 Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR (protoview.com)
Number of Pages: 276
Genre: History, Social Science
Sub-Genre: History, Civilization
Series Title: Social History, Popular Culture, and Politics in Germany
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Univ of Michigan Pr
Author: Kerry Wallach
Language: English
Street Date: August 22, 2017
TCIN: 53009287
UPC: 9780472053575
Item Number (DPCI): 248-51-4039
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