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Contents Preface Prologue: My father leaves his German Homeland Part I. Interpreting the Danger-Signs Chapter 1. Views from East and West a. The Eastern Perspective b. Loyalty and Complacency Chapter 2. On Self-Hatred and Self-Criticism Chapter 3. Past Shadows, Present Needs a. The Kristallnacht and Other Pogroms b. A View from Eretz Israel Part II. Antisemitism as a Cultural Code Chapter 4. Antisemitism Old and New a. Origins and "Complete Explanations" b. The Vocabulary of Antisemitism Chapter 5. Functions and Meaning a. National Consciousness: The Jew as the Other b. The Political Function of Antisemitism in the Kaiserreich c. The Cultural Meaning of Antisemitism Chapter 6. Norms and Codes: Two Case Studies a. The Case of Social Democracy b. Antisemitism and Anti-Feminism Chapter 7. Comparing Germany with the French Republic Part III. The Jewish Project of Modernity Chapter 8. On Minorities in the Nation State Chapter 9. Climbing up the Social Ladder a. Becoming Bourgeois b. Language and Proper Behavior c. Advantages and Disadvantages Chapter 10. Paradoxes of Becoming Alike a. Who came to Resemble Whom? b. Demography and Intimate Culture Chapter 11. Jewish Success in Science a. The social Origins of Success b. Succeeding within the System Chapter 12. On the Ambivalence of Bildung Chapter 13. Forces of Dissimilation a. The Limits of Assimilation b. Reassessing the Jews from the East Chapter 14. Inventing Tradition Epilogue: Closing the Circle
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Antisemitism -- Germany -- History -- 20th century.
Germany -- Ethnic relations.
Jews -- Germany -- History -- 1789-1945.
Jews -- Germany -- Social conditions -- 20th century.
Jews -- Germany -- Identity.
Jews -- Cultural assimilation -- Germany.