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Quote #1 : “He saw clearly that because he was a Jew, part of a minority community, he was free of many of the majority population’s unchallenged assumptions…” (Emancipation, Page 297). Quote #2 : “I am a Berliner, or was a Berliner.” (Peter Gay) Quote #3 : “Step by step, they rolled back the legal framework of Emancipation and imposed old rules on the community.” (Emancipation, Page 362). Quote #4 : “So much depends on historians becoming interested in something…” (Peter Gay) Quote #5 : “In the seventeenth century, the position of German Jews was simple. They
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Unformatted text preview: were treated as unequal partners in a transaction in which a ruler provided them with a place to live and work, and the Jews in return paid protection money Schutzgeld for the privilege of existence. (Ruth Gay, Page 90). Quote #6 : Everything the Jews were blamed for is caused by the political conditions under which they now live. No doubt we ourselves are guilty of the crimes we accuse them of. (Ruth Gay quoting Wilhelm Dohm, Page 102). Quote #7 : May his bones lie rotting in Russian soil. (Peter Gay, Page 62)....
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This note was uploaded on 06/02/2011 for the course GER 252 taught by Professor Jeep during the Fall '09 term at Miami University.

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