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By Ulrike Ehret

Church, country and Race compares the worldviews and components that promoted or, certainly, adversarial antisemitism among Catholics in Germany and England after the 1st international struggle. As a prequel to books on Hitler, fascism, and genocide, the ebook turns in the direction of rules and attitudes that preceded and formed the ideologies of the Nineteen Twenties and Nineteen Forties. except the lengthy culture of Catholic anti-Jewish prejudices, the e-book discusses new and outdated possible choices to ecu modernity provided by means of Catholics in Germany and England. This ebook is a political historical past of principles that introduces Catholic perspectives of recent society, race, country and the "Jewish question." It indicates to what quantity those perspectives have been capable of tell political and social task. Church, country and Race will curiosity lecturers and scholars of antisemitism, eu heritage, German, and British history.

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For the revival of Jewish culture see Michael Brenner, Jüdische Kultur in der Weimarer Republik, Munich, 2000. 1 Instead, the focus here will be on the ‘Jewish question’ as it was discussed in Catholic newspapers. It would be illusionary to hope to capture the mind of ‘ordinary’ Catholics through these. However, newspapers with their easy accessibility to a wider readership (cheap, high circulation media, available on street corners), bring the historian a step closer to the ordinary reader than an analysis of contemporary (academic) journals that were largely read by the learned middle class.

Whereas about 60% of London Jews had lived in London’s East End before the war, this number was now down to 30% in the 1930s. 87 The embourgeoisement of British Jews occurred within a generation yet much later than that of German Jews, who in their majority had arrived in secure middle-class positions by the end of the First World War. 88 German unification in 1871 had brought legal and political, yet not social, emancipation. 91 In Weimar Germany, Jews were at last able to realise the promises of nineteenth-century legal emancipation.

35–40. Aspden, Fortress Church, p. 10. Morgan Sweeney, ‘Diocesan Organisation and Administration’, in The English Catholics 1850– 1950, ed. by George Beck, London, 1950, pp. 116–50. Gilley, ‘Roman Catholic Church in England’, pp. 346–362. For numbers of priests see Gilley, ‘Roman Catholic Church in England’, p. 356. For the size of the Catholic population see Hickey, Urban Catholics, p. 12. The result derives from the number of Catholics in the Reich (with the Saar) in 1925 (20, 785, 293) and the number of clergy (20,226).

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