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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


German Politics and the Jews: Düsseldorf and Nuremberg, 1910-1933

Anthony Kauders

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206316
eISBN:
9780191677076
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206316.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book is a scholarly reassessment of the ‘Jewish Question’ in Germany (1910–1933). It challenges the view that, following Hitler's rise to power, anti-Semitism radically increased among the ... More


Conclusion

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/9780691162782.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter offers some concluding thoughts on how German converts to Islam apply different and at times conflicting strategies in order to demonstrate how Islam is a perfect—and indeed better—fit ... More


Consolidation and Crisis, 1705–1740: the Reich Under Joseph I and Charles VI

Joachim Whaley

in Germany and the Holy Roman Empire: Volume II: The Peace of Westphalia to the Dissolution of the Reich, 1648-1806

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199693078
eISBN:
9780191732256
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199693078.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

Joseph I and Charles VI had to deal with the turbulence arising from the War of Spanish Succession and faced significant challenges in Italy, the Low Countries and Spain. Confessional tensions ... More


Marx and Germany: The “Hegel Critique”

Roman Szporluk

in Communism and Nationalism: Karl Marx versus Friedrich List

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195051032
eISBN:
9780199854417
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195051032.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

According to Engels, Marx was a “Marxist” when he wrote the “Hegel Critique”. Marx diagnosed the anatomy, morphology, and the dynamics of German society and drew specific guidelines to be used there. ... More


Introduction: Writing under Weimar

David Midgley

in Writing Weimar: Critical Realism in German Literature, 1918-1933

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198151791
eISBN:
9780191672835
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198151791.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This introductory chapter sets out the purpose of the book, which is to examine how the changing nature of German society is critically reflected in the literature of the Weimar period, and how ... More


Psychology of language during the Third Reich

Willem J.M. Levelt

in A History of Psycholinguistics: The Pre-Chomskyan Era

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199653669
eISBN:
9780191742040
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199653669.003.0014
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter shows how events during Adolf Hitler's regime interrupted the study of the psychology of language. It focuses on the contributors to the psychology of language and the neurologists who ... More


Hollow Unity

Anna von der Goltz

in Hindenburg: Power, Myth, and the Rise of the Nazis

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199570324
eISBN:
9780191722240
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199570324.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines the fate of the Hindenburg myth during the period of relative stabilization of German politics and society. The author shows that Hindenburg's first term witnessed profound ... More


The Emergence of the Gestapo

Robert Gellately

in The Gestapo and German Society: Enforcing Racial Policy 1933-1945

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198228691
eISBN:
9780191678806
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198228691.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The Gestapo or the Secret State Police emerged from a set of complex set of interacting social forces, personalities, and traditions. In early 1933, from one state to another, the tightening of the ... More


Conservative Modernity: The Reception of Functionalism in German Living Rooms

Katrin Schreiter

in Designing One Nation: The Politics of Economic Culture and Trade in Divided Germany

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780190877279
eISBN:
9780190877309
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190877279.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Social History

This chapter focuses on the role of functionalism on living space in East and West Germany. Implementation of modernization in everyday life happened gradually in the postwar German countries and ... More


Grasping for a Great New Future: The German Colonial Lobbies in Search of a United Platform

Sean Andrew Wempe

in Revenants of the German Empire: Colonial Germans, Imperialism, and the League of Nations

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190907211
eISBN:
9780190907242
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190907211.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Chapter 4 examines fragmentation within the colonial lobbies in Germany and their efforts to unify the language of imperial internationalism by the Colonial German bloc in the interwar period during ... More


Introduction

Andreas Killen

in Berlin Electropolis: Shock, Nerves, and German Modernity

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520243620
eISBN:
9780520931633
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520243620.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This introductory chapter first sets out the purpose of the book, which is to study the dialogue between the German state and its citizens about the “hidden costs” of the modernization process, a ... More


Social Gatherings in Private Homes

Natalie Naimark-Goldberg

in Jewish Women in Enlightenment Berlin

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781904113539
eISBN:
9781800340473
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781904113539.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter focuses on the gatherings that took place in private homes, which provide a setting for social interaction and cultural exchange among enlightened Jewish women, with other members of the ... More


“Washing the black sheep white again”: Was German neuroscience rehabilitated after the collapse of the Third Reich?

Lawrence A. Zeidman

in Brain Science under the Swastika: Ethical Violations, Resistance, and Victimization of Neuroscientists in Nazi Europe

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780198728634
eISBN:
9780191882951
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198728634.003.0013
Subject:
Psychology, Evolutionary Psychology, Social Psychology

The first postwar period (1945–50) consisted, importantly, of the Nuremberg Medical Trial and formation of the Nuremberg Code for medical ethics. During the initial period most collaborator ... More


Introduction: The Biological Perspective and the Problem of a Modern Nature

in Modern Nature: The Rise of the Biological Perspective in Germany

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226610894
eISBN:
9780226610924
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226610924.003.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This book addresses the relationship of the emergence of modern society to the construction of a modern vision of nature. It argues that the biological perspective embodied both the challenges and ... More


Between Acculturation and Conversion

Natalie Naimark-Goldberg

in Jewish Women in Enlightenment Berlin

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781904113539
eISBN:
9781800340473
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781904113539.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter describes the relationship of the enlightened Jewish women to Judaism and to religion in general, including their attitude to conversion to Christianity. One of the most significant ... More


The Legacy of the Kulturkampf

Beth A. Griech-Polelle

in Bishop von Galen: German Catholicism and National Socialism

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300092233
eISBN:
9780300131970
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300092233.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This chapter is concerned with the Kulturkampf, which is argued to have had a successful effect on the internalization of fears that Catholics would once more be considered as outsiders. It looks at ... More


A Time for War, and A Time for Peace

J. Leonard Levy

in Jewish Preaching in Times of War, 1800 - 2001

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781906764401
eISBN:
9781800340848
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781906764401.003.0019
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter investigates a sermon by J. Leonard Levy, delivered immediately after American entry into World War I. Despite his German sympathies, he supported Wilson's call for American neutrality ... More


Setting the Law in Motion

Michael D Birnhack

in Colonial Copyright: Intellectual Property in Mandate Palestine

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199661138
eISBN:
9780191746147
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199661138.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Legal History, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

The law was activated in the 1930s. New technologies enabled public performance of music, the development of local culture(s), and emergence of a cafe/entertainment culture, placed copyright in the ... More


Connecting Germans: The Circuitry of National Knowledge

Jason D. Hansen

in Mapping the Germans: Statistical Science, Cartography, and the Visualization of the German Nation, 1848–1914

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780198714392
eISBN:
9780191782800
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198714392.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Networks are the focus of the fourth chapter, with a particular eye to the circuitry that connected the creators of these images of the national community with the public sphere. This circulation, ... More


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