The Strassmanns: Science, Politics and Migration in Turbulent Times (1793-1993)

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Across six generations and two hundred years, this book tells the story of a German- Jewish family who emigrated from Rawicz, Poland, first to Prussian Berlin, and finally to America. In Berlin they found success in politics, medical science, theatre, and aviation and considered themselves German patriots. With the catastrophe of the First World War and its aftermath, they suffered rejection, threats, and persecution as their fellow citizens became unhinged by Nazism, forcing Strassmanns into exile abroad where they again ...

The Strassmanns: Science, Politics and Migration in Turbulent Times (1793-1993) 2008, Berghahn Books, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9781845454166

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