Elon, Amos.

The pity of it all : a history of the Jews in Germany, 1743-1933 / Amos Elon. - 1st ed. - New York : Metropolitan Books, 2002. - 446 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Ancient renown -- The age of Mendelssohn -- Miniature utopias -- Heine and Börne -- Spring of nations -- Hopes and anxieties -- Years of progress -- Assimilation and its discontents -- War fever -- The end. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10.

A history of German Jews from the mid-eighteenth century to the eve of the Third Reich traces their transformation from cattle dealers and wandering peddlers to a successful community of writers, philosophers, scientists, and activists.

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1700-1933


Jews--History--Germany--18th century.
Jews--History--Germany--1800-1933.
Jews--Intellectual life.--Germany
Jews--Cultural assimilation--Germany.
Civilization--Jewish influences.
Ethnic relations.
Jews.
Jews--Cultural assimilation.
Jews--Intellectual life.
Joden.
Juifs--Allemagne--18e siècle.
Juifs--Allemagne--1800-1933.
Juifs--Vie intellectuelle--Histoire.--Allemagne


Germany--Civilization--Jewish influences.
Germany--Ethnic relations.
Germany.
Allemagne--Civilisation--Influence juive.
Deutschland.
Juden.


History.
Authors' autographs (Provenance)

DS135.G33 / E57 2002

943/.004924