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By Ulrike Ehret

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

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Almost half of them had Polish citizenship, 12% held an Austrian passport, 9% Soviet and 10% were 01-ChurchNationRace_001-035 28/11/11 14:32 Page 23 Introduction 23 stateless. 8% of the Jewish community in Germany. 81 The history of Jews both in Britain and in Germany is a story of economic success and social improvement. In the nineteenth century the Jewish community in Britain was divided into two distinct social groups. On one side there was a small, wealthy elite of great banking and brokerage families.

363–380, 364. 01-ChurchNationRace_001-035 28 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 28/11/11 14:32 Page 28 Church, nation and race Callum G. Brown, Religion and Society in Twentieth Century Britain, Harlow, 2006; Callum Brown, The Social History of Religion in Scotland since 1730, London/New York, 1987; Todd Endelman, The Jews of Britain, 1656 to 2000, Berkeley/London, 2002, p. 12. Sheridan Gilley, ‘Catholicism in Ireland’, in The Decline of Christendom in Western Europe, 1750–2000, ed. by Hugh McLeod, Werner Ustorf, Cambridge, 2003, pp.

7. Heinz Hürten, Kleine Geschichte des deutschen Katholizismus 1800–1960, Mainz, 1986, pp. 199–208; Aspden, Fortress Church, pp. 146–195. Szejnmann, ‘Grossbritannien’, p. 130. Ibid. Monica Richarz, Jüdisches Leben in Deutschland. Selbstzeugnisse in Sozialgeschichte, 3 vols, Stuttgart, III, 1979, 14–15. Britain admitted about 11,000 refugees before the war and another 44,000 arrived between November 1938 and September 1939. In relation to its population size it thus allowed entry to the island to more refugees than the USA.

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