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The Construction of “Jewish Criminality” in Nazi Germany

Michael Berkowitz

in The Crime of My Very Existence: Nazism and the Myth of Jewish Criminality

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520251120
eISBN:
9780520940680
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520251120.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter shows that the right wing's essentialized construct of the Jew as criminal in the Weimar period was translated into policy and action in Germany after 1933. Until 1938, when the Nazis ... More


Is Shylock Jewish?: Citing Scripture and the Moral Agency of Shakespeare's Jews

Sara Coodin

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474418386
eISBN:
9781474434492
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474418386.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

What happens when we consider Shakespeare’s The Merchant of Veniceas a play with ‘real’ Jewish characters who are not mere ciphers for anti-Semitic Elizabethan stereotypes? Is Shylock Jewish studies ... More


Healing the Land and the Nation: Malaria and the Zionist Project in Palestine, 1920-1947

Sandra M. Sufian

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226779355
eISBN:
9780226779386
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226779386.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This book traces the relationships between disease, hygiene, politics, geography, and nationalism in British Mandatory Palestine between the world wars. Taking up the case of malaria control in ... More


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