The scientification of the "Jewish question" in Nazi Germany

"The Scientification of the "Jewish Question" under National Socialism describes the attempt of a considerable number of German scholars to counter the vanishing influence of religious prejudices against the Jews with a new antisemitic rationale. As anti-Jewish stereotypes of an old-f...

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Main Author: Junginger, Horst 1959-
Format: Electronic Book
Language:English
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Published: Leiden Boston Brill 2017
Series/Journal:Numen book series 157
Standardized Subjects / Keyword chains:B National Socialism / Jews / Racial doctrine / Antisemitism
Further subjects:B Antisemitism (Germany) History 20th century
B Germany Ethnic relations History 20th century
B Germany Politics and government 1933-1945
B Antisemitism
B History
B Ethnic relations
B Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)
B Jews Government policy (Germany) History 20th century
B Jews
B Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) (Germany)
B Germany
B National socialism and science
B Politics and government
B Jews ; Government policy
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Summary:"The Scientification of the "Jewish Question" under National Socialism describes the attempt of a considerable number of German scholars to counter the vanishing influence of religious prejudices against the Jews with a new antisemitic rationale. As anti-Jewish stereotypes of an old-fashioned soteriological kind had become dysfunctional under the pressure of secularization, a new, more objective explanation was needed to justify the age-old danger of Judaism in the present. In the 1930s a new research field called "Judenforschung" (Jew research) emerged. Its leading figures amalgamated racial and religious features to verify the existence of an everlasting "Jewish problem". Along with that they offered scholarly concepts for its solution"--
ISBN:9004341889
Persistent identifiers:DOI: 10.1163/9789004341883