The Resource Mobile modernity : Germans, Jews, trains, Todd Samuel Presner

Mobile modernity : Germans, Jews, trains, Todd Samuel Presner

Label
Mobile modernity : Germans, Jews, trains
Title
Mobile modernity
Title remainder
Germans, Jews, trains
Statement of responsibility
Todd Samuel Presner
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Though the history of the German railway system is often associated with the transportation of Jews to labor and death camps, Todd Presner looks instead to the completion of the first German railway lines and their role in remapping the cultural geography and intellectual history of Germany's Jews. Treating the German railway as both an iconic symbol of modernity and a crucial social, technological, and political force, Presner advances a groundbreaking interpretation of the ways in which mobility is inextricably linked to German and Jewish visions of modernity. Moving beyond the
Member of
Cataloging source
CCO
Dewey number
303.48/320943
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
DS135.G33
LC item number
P67 2007eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Cultures of history
Label
Mobile modernity : Germans, Jews, trains, Todd Samuel Presner
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 291-346) and index
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Dialectics at a standstill -- Berlin and Delos : Celan's no-places and Heidegger's homecomings : philosophy and poetry out of material history -- Sicily, New York City, and the Baranovich station : German/Jewish subject without a nation : on the meta-epistemology of mobility and mass-migration -- The North Sea : Jews on ships : or, how Heine's Reisebilder deconstruct Hegel's philosophy of world history -- Nuremburg-Fürth-Palestine : some assembly required : global anxieties and corporeal fantasies of German/Jewish nationality -- Auschwitz : "the fabrication of corpses" : Heidegger, Arendt, and the modernity of mass death -- Vienna-Rome-Prague-Antwerp-Paris : the railway ruins of modernity : Freud and Sebald on the narration of German/Jewish remains
Control code
ocn568043841
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 368 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780231511582
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 0b300464-fc89-4561-b118-18a38a59c9a0
  • 22573/cttgrtts
Publisher number
EB00662434
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b24266991
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)568043841
  • pebcs0231511582

Library Locations

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