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Picturing Jews: Iconography and Racial Science

Mitchell Hart

in Studies in Contemporary Jewry: XI: Values, Interests, and Identity: Jews and Politics in a Changing World

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195103311
eISBN:
9780199854585
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195103311.003.0010
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter examines the role of visual images of Jews in social scientific texts produced by Jewish and non-Jewish writers, and illuminates the continuities and discontinuities in approaches to the ... More


Antisemitism

Ritchie Robertson

in The ‘Jewish Question’ in German Literature 1749–1939: Emancipation and its Discontents

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199248889
eISBN:
9780191697784
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199248889.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Turning to antisemitism as an external obstacle to Jewish integration, this chapter investigates the diversity of antisemitism, and looks at the representation of Jews in selected texts by Gentile ... More


Young People and Old Mountains: Commercialism and Conservationism Tangle in the Alps

Tait Keller

in Apostles of the Alps: Mountaineering and Nation Building in Germany and Austria, 1860-1939

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469625034
eISBN:
9781469625058
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469625034.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Chapter three moves the narrative forward to the early twentieth century when fears about mountaineering’s environmental impact revealed the inherent conflicts of nature tourism. Two divergent trends ... More


Moses und Aron: Some General Remarks and Analytic Notes for Act I, Scene 1

David Lewin

in Studies in Music with Text

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195182088
eISBN:
9780199850594
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195182088.003.0018
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

The dramatic idea of Arnold Schoenberg's opera hinges on the paradoxical nature of God: the Unvorstellbares that commands itself to be vorgestellt. The musical metaphor that reflects (or better ... More


For a Tentative Spatial Theory of the Third Reich

Paolo Giaccaria and Claudio Minca

in Hitler's Geographies: The Spatialities of the Third Reich

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780226274423
eISBN:
9780226274560
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226274560.003.0002
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cultural and Historical Geography

The ‘deep’ spatialities of the Nazi project, while acknowledged in many historical accounts, remain largely unexplored in their complex genealogies and architectures. In particular, what is ... More


On Relevant Events, Then and Now

Tracy B. Strong

in Reading Heidegger's Black Notebooks 1931-1941

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780262034012
eISBN:
9780262334631
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034012.003.0015
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

What difference might the political, social and economic contexts in which Heidegger’s Black Notebooks were written make to our understanding of them? Why in particular was Heidegger, even when ... More


Philosophy, Science, and Politics in the Black Notebooks

Andrew Bowie

in Reading Heidegger's Black Notebooks 1931-1941

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780262034012
eISBN:
9780262334631
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034012.003.0017
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

The Black Notebooks were written for publication. They need, however, to be read in the context of their writing. A careful reading shows that events of the first third of the twentieth century do ... More


Heidegger on Art and Ontology

Janae Sholtz

in The Invention of a People: Heidegger and Deleuze on Art and the Political

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780748685356
eISBN:
9781474412445
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748685356.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

Chapter Three presents Heidegger’s imperatives of transformational thinking and fundamental ontology. It begins with an elucidation of Heidegger’s diagnosis of the state of modernity as technological ... More


The Religiopolitical Background of National Socialism

in Totalitarianism and Political Religion: An Intellectual History

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804781305
eISBN:
9780804783682
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804781305.003.0007
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter discusses the philosophical components of Richard Wagner's belief system. Wagner, who sought nationalism in the Volk, argued that it was the very essence of a nation. The Volk is a ... More


“Among Foreign Peoples”: Racial Studies of POWs during World War I

in Anthropology at War: World War I and the Science of Race in Germany

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226222677
eISBN:
9780226222691
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226222691.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, European Cultural Anthropology

This chapter investigates the major anthropological project of the war years: the study of foreign soldiers in German prisoner-of-war (POW) camps. The particular setting of the POW camps combined ... More


Conclusion

in Anthropology at War: World War I and the Science of Race in Germany

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226222677
eISBN:
9780226222691
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226222691.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, European Cultural Anthropology

This chapter presents some final thoughts from the author. The 1920s saw the rise of Rassenkunde as the dominant paradigm—a virulently racist brand of anthropology based on the acceptance of völkisch ... More


A Museum for the Empire: The Problem of Style

Can Bilsel

in Antiquity on Display: Regimes of the Authentic in Berlin's Pergamon Museum

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199570553
eISBN:
9780191808272
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199570553.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, History of Art: pre-history, BCE to 500CE, ancient and classical, Byzantine

This chapter focuses on the history of the construction of the Pergamon Museum. The museum was a collaboration of architect Alfred Messel and art historian and museum director Wilhelm Von Bode. The ... More


Ultramontanism and Its Discontents: The “Peculiarities” of Munich’s Prewar Catholic Tradition

Derek Hastings

in Catholicism and the Roots of Nazism: Religious Identity and National Socialism

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199843459
eISBN:
9780190254513
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199843459.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines the distinctiveness of Munich's Catholic tradition by focusing on important Catholic trends, including the Christian Social movement and Reform Catholic movement, before World ... More


The Debate about the Rechtsstaat in Nazi Germany, 1933–1936

Jens Meierhenrich

in The Remnants of the Rechtsstaat: An Ethnography of Nazi Law

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198814412
eISBN:
9780191851964
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198814412.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter provides the legal and historical context necessary for appreciating the contribution of Fraenkel’s ethnography of Nazi law. I begin with a brief history of the idea of the Rechtsstaat ... More


Anthropology and the Critique of Metaphysics in the Early Herder

Marion Heinz

in Herder: Philosophy and Anthropology

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780198779650
eISBN:
9780191824708
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198779650.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Herder’s early philosophy is widely seen as a project of destroying metaphysics and replacing it with anthropology. Through an analysis of two early texts, this chapter investigates the relationship ... More


Conclusion: A History of Remembering and Forgetting

Mark Hewitson

in Absolute War: Violence and Mass Warfare in the German Lands, 1792-1820

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780198787457
eISBN:
9780191829468
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198787457.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Cultural History

The Conclusion outlines the extent to which this study differs from much of the recent historiography. It shows how contemporaries’ attitudes to war were frequently separable from their support for a ... More


The Development of Volk

George Faithful

in Mothering the Fatherland: A Protestant Sisterhood Repents for the Holocaust

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199363469
eISBN:
9780199363483
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199363469.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Concepts of a German people (Volk) long predated Germany as a nation-state. Because of the centrality of Volk in Schlink’s vision, this chapter uses conceptual history to trace the development of the ... More


Schlink’s Pseudo-Judaic, Germanic Vision of Nationhood

George Faithful

in Mothering the Fatherland: A Protestant Sisterhood Repents for the Holocaust

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199363469
eISBN:
9780199363483
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199363469.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

According to Schlink, the German people (Volk) possessed collective guilt and was in need of national repentance. Without overt racial connotations, Schlink used the word Volk to refer to ethnic and ... More


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