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Being Muslim as a Way of Becoming German

Esra Özyürek

in Being German, Becoming Muslim: Race, Religion, and Conversion in the New Europe

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691162782
eISBN:
9781400852710
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691162782.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter takes a look at the Muslimische Jugend Deutschland (Muslim Youth of Germany, or MJD), a small organization of not more than 1200 registered members. The MJD promotes Muslim youths of ... More


From Denial to Confessions of Guilt: The German Case

Bernhard Giesen

in Remembering the Holocaust: A Debate

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195326222
eISBN:
9780199944064
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326222.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

Before turning to the general intellectual roots of the negative theology related to the concept of original sin, this chapter outlines the German history of coping with the Holocaust. The case of ... More


Negotiating Three Identities: Schoenberg’s Socialization and Creative Work in America

Sabine Feisst

in Schoenberg’s New World: The American Years

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195372380
eISBN:
9780199896967
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195372380.003.0003
Subject:
Music, History, American, History, Western

Chapter 3 illuminates Schoenberg’s socialization in and acculturation to America and shows how he negotiated three identities. His German identity is reflected in his interactions with his family and ... More


‘I love this land of Greece above all else. It has the colour of my heart’: The Greek Landscape of the German Soul

Constanze Güthenke

in Placing Modern Greece: The Dynamics of Romantic Hellenism, 1770-1840

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199231850
eISBN:
9780191716188
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199231850.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

The second chapter asks how, through aesthetic discourse, Greek reality (material, geographical, climatic) signified as a foil for individual and national reflection. It first examines examples of ... More


Musical Metaphysics in War and Revolution

Rebecca Mitchell

in Nietzsche's Orphans: Music, Metaphysics, and the Twilight of the Russian Empire

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300208894
eISBN:
9780300216493
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300208894.003.0005
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This chapter explores how questions of national identity and patriotism took center stage with the outbreak of war in 1914. For Nietzsche’s orphans, the cultural heritage upon which musical ... More


Reich Germans, Auslandsdeutsche and minorities

Julie Thorpe

in Pan-Germanism and the Austrofascist State, 1933-38

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719079672
eISBN:
9781781703199
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719079672.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter maps the dynamics that characterized the pan-Germanism project's efforts at garnering support and simulating nationalistic assimilative desires among German minorities abroad. Absolute ... More


Schoenberg’s New World: The American Years

Sabine Feisst

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195372380
eISBN:
9780199896967
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195372380.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American, History, Western

The first full-length study dedicated to Schoenberg’s life and music in the United States, this book dispels many myths and fills significant gaps in the existing literature on Schoenberg. Drawing on ... More


Between Assimilation and Dissimilation: The Jewish Community in the Course of Modernity

Tina Frühauf

in The Organ and its Music in German-Jewish Culture

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195337068
eISBN:
9780199852260
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195337068.003.0007
Subject:
Music, History, Western

The organ and organ music played an important role in the efforts of German Jews during the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries to preserve certain aspects of their Jewish identity and tradition ... More


Forbidden Music: The Jewish Composers Banned by the Nazis

Michael Haas

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300154306
eISBN:
9780300154313
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300154306.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

With National Socialism's arrival in Germany in 1933, Jews dominated music more than virtually any other sector, making it the most important cultural front in the Nazi fight for German identity. ... More


Mein Block: The Neighborhood as a Site of Identity

Annika Marlen Hinze

in Turkish Berlin: Integration Policy and Urban Space

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816678143
eISBN:
9781452948362
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816678143.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

Chapter 3 explores the antidote to the top-down policy discourse - it provides a glimpse into immigrants’ life stories and their lived ways of integration, which are likely to stand apart from what ... More


The Politics of Appropriation: German Romantic Music and the Ancient Greek Legacy

Jason Geary

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199736119
eISBN:
9780199345007
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199736119.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western, Opera

This book uncovers a largely forgotten chapter in music history by considering the intersection of music and Hellenism in nineteenth-century Germany. Drawing on research from the fields of ... More


Integration Or Exclusion?: Understanding Turkish Immigration in Germany

Annika Marlen Hinze

in Turkish Berlin: Integration Policy and Urban Space

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816678143
eISBN:
9781452948362
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816678143.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

Chapter 1 develops the full conceptual framework guiding this book and explains in more detail the intricacies of the German integration debate. The concept of Space specifically is introduced as a ... More


German Identity in Prophetic Thought

Frances Courtney Kneupper

in The Empire at the End of Time: Identity and Reform in Late Medieval German Prophecy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780190279363
eISBN:
9780190279387
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190279363.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

The notion of “Germanness,” or a unique and specifically German political identity, figures heavily in the late-medieval prophecies examined in this book. This chapter discusses how nascent ideas of ... More


German as Pariah, Jew as Pariah: Hannah Arendt and Karl Jaspers

Anson Rabinbach

in Hannah Arendt in Jerusalem

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520220560
eISBN:
9780520923669
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520220560.003.0019
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

The correspondence between Hannah Arendt and Karl Jaspers that began in 1926 and ended only with Jaspers's death in 1969 attests to a friendship that underwent periods of greater and lesser ... More


Turkish Berlin: Integration Policy and Urban Space

Annika Marlen Hinze

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816678143
eISBN:
9781452948362
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816678143.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This book explores the process in which 2nd generation Turkish immigrant women in Berlin, Germany find a home in their urban immigrant neighborhood. In comparing local policy positions on immigrant ... More


Talk of the Town: Space, Visibility, and the Contestation of German Identity

Annika Marlen Hinze

in Turkish Berlin: Integration Policy and Urban Space

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816678143
eISBN:
9781452948362
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816678143.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

Chapter 2 focuses on the policy discourse and on the political framing of integration and the situation of Turkish immigrant minorities at the city level. As such, it teases out the power ... More


The Empire at the End of Time: Identity and Reform in Late Medieval German Prophecy

Frances Courtney Kneupper

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780190279363
eISBN:
9780190279387
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190279363.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Even within the sensational genre of eschatological prophecy, the prophecies of the late medieval Empire stand out as strikingly bitter and violent texts. They foresee the savage chastisement of the ... More


In Search of the Mother Tongue: Hannah Arendf's German-Jewish Literature

Liliane Weissberg

in Hannah Arendt in Jerusalem

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520220560
eISBN:
9780520923669
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520220560.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter focuses on Arendt's concept of a particular tradition, that of a “German–Jewish literature.” Arendt had a firm understanding of German–Jewish identity, and she conceived of a specific ... More


Introduction

Frances Courtney Kneupper

in The Empire at the End of Time: Identity and Reform in Late Medieval German Prophecy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780190279363
eISBN:
9780190279387
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190279363.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter introduces the topic of German eschatological prophecies and the period under consideration, ca. 1380–1480. It describes German vernacular prophecies as texts which are short, popular, ... More


Location As Destiny: Integrating Kreuzberg and Neukölln

Annika Marlen Hinze

in Turkish Berlin: Integration Policy and Urban Space

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816678143
eISBN:
9781452948362
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816678143.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

Chapter 4 grounds the empirical findings in the socio-historical fabric of the two neighborhoods, Kreuzberg and Neukölln. The experiences and life stories of the immigrants are contextualized against ... More


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