The Creation of Monsters in Germany: Jews and Others

  • Steve Hochstadt
Part of the Documents in History book series (DH)


In Germany during the 19th century, enormous social energy was poured into emphasizing the most monstrous aspects within the web of Christian antisemitic beliefs. A few documents illustrate the strength and character of attitudes toward Jews which became increasingly prominent in Germany.


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  1. 6.
    Translated from original in Bayerisches Hauptstaatsarchiv, Munich, Kammer der Reichsräte 2658, partly based on translation in James F. Harris, The People Speak! Anti-Semitism and Emancipation in Nineteenth-Century Bavaria (Ann Arbor, MI: University of Michigan Press, 1994), pp. 252–3.Google Scholar
  2. 7.
    Translated from Heinrich von Treitschke, ‘Unsere Aussichten’, Preussische Jahrbücher, 44 (1879), pp. 572–5.Google Scholar
  3. 8.
    Translated from Professor Dr Karl Binding and Professor Dr Alfred Hoche, Die Freigabe der Vernichtung lebensunwerten Lebens: Ihr Maß und ihre Form (Leipzig: Verlag von Felix Meiner, 1920), pp. 27, 32, 54–5.Google Scholar

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