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By Marline Otte

Reminiscent of the numerous ways that German Jews have been instrumental within the beginning of an incomparably wealthy international of pop culture, this examine strains the kaleidoscope of demanding situations, possibilities and paradoxes Jewish women and men confronted of their interactions with predominantly gentile audiences. smooth Germany used to be a society riddled via conflicts and contradictory impulses, always torn among wants to reject, keep an eye on and rejoice person and collective distinction. The ebook demonstrates how an research of well known leisure can reaveal a lot a few interval of significant social and political turmoil.

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