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Title The second generation : émigrés from Nazi Germany as historians / edited by Andreas W. Daum, Hartmut Lehmann, and James J. Sheehan.

Publication Info. New York : Berghahn Books, 2016.

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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 473 pages).
Series Studies in German history ; volume 20
Studies in German history ; volume 20.
Note "With a biobibliographic guide."
Summary "Of the thousands of children and young adults who fled Nazi Germany in the years before the Second World War, a remarkable number went on to become trained historians in their adopted homelands. By placing autobiographical testimonies alongside historical analysis and professional reflections, this richly varied collection comprises the first sustained effort to illuminate the role these men and women played in modern historiography. Focusing particularly on those who settled in North America, Great Britain, and Israel, it culminates in a comprehensive, meticulously researched biobibliographical guide that provides a systematic overview of the lives and works of this 'second generation'"--From publisher's website.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Preface / by Hartmut Lehmann and James J. Sheehan -- Introduction: Refugees from Nazi Germany as historians : origins and migrations, interests and identities / Andreas W. Daum -- Part I. Testimonies -- "It needs hardly emphasis how deeply my own generation, the second, is indebted to the first" / Klemens von Klemperer -- "A wanderer between several worlds" / Walter Laqueur -- External events, inner drives / Peter Paret -- Not exile, but a new life / Fritz Stern -- History and social action beyond national and continental borders / Georg G. Iggers -- Some issues and experiences in German-American scholarly relations / Gerhard L. Weinberg -- Some reflections on the second generation / Hanna Holborn Gray -- A life between homelands / Peter Loewenberg -- Out of Germany / Renate Bridenthal -- Part II. Approaching the second generation -- The second generation : émigré historians of modern Germany in post-war America / Catherine Epstein -- Thinking about the second generation conceptually / Volker R. Berghahn -- Part III. Emigrés and the writing of history -- The tensions of historical Wissenschaft : the émigré historians and the making of German cultural history / Steven E. Aschheim -- From the margins to the mainstream : refugees and the successors on the Jewish questions, antisemitism, and the Holocaust in German history / Jeffrey Herf -- Reluctant return : Peter Gay and the cosmopolitan work of a historian / Helmut Walser Smith -- Out of the limelight or in : Raul Hilberg, Gerhard Weinberg, Henry Friedlander, and the historical study of the Holocaust / Doris L. Bergen -- Blazing new paths in historiography : "refugee effect" and American experience in the professional trajectory of Gerda Lerner / Marjorie Lamberti -- Part IV. Comparative and transnational perspectives -- German emigre historians in Israel / Shulamit Volkov -- German and Austrian émigré historians in Britain after 1933 / Peter Alter -- The second-generation émigrés' impact on German historiography / Philipp Stelzel -- Encounters with émigré historians of the first and second generation / Gerhard A. Ritter -- Influences : a personal comment / Jürgen Kocka -- Part V. Bio-bibliographical guide -- Emigrés in the historical disciplines : research perspectives / Andreas W. Daum -- Biographies / Andreas W. Daum and Sherry L. Fuhr ; with the assistance of Perry E. Beardsley, April Kiser, Axel Steensen, and Friederike Steensen.
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Subject BMBF-Statusseminar
Germany -- Historiography -- Philosophy.
Historiography -- Philosophy.
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Historiography -- Philosophy.
Historians -- Biography.
Intergenerational relations.
Immigrants -- Biography.
Political refugees -- Biography.
German Americans -- Biography.
Germans -- Foreign countries -- Biography.
Germany -- History -- 1933-1945 -- Biography.
German Americans.
Germans -- Foreign countries.
Historiography -- Philosophy.
Intergenerational relations.
Political refugees.
HISTORY / Study & Teaching
Deutscher Einwanderer
Jewish Holocaust (1939-1945)
Chronological Term 1933-1945
Genre/Form Biographies.
Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Added Author Daum, Andreas W., editor.
Lehmann, Hartmut, 1936- editor.
Sheehan, James J., editor.
Other Form: Print version: Second generation. New York : Berghahn Books, 2016 9781782389859 (DLC) 2015033832 (OCoLC)929331745
ISBN 9781782389934 electronic bk.
1782389938 electronic bk.
9781782389859 (hardcover alkaline paper)
1782389857 (hardcover alkaline paper)