Mirjam Zadoff, "Werner Scholem: A German Life" (U Pennsylvania Press, 2018)

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In Werner Scholem: A German Life (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2018), Mirjam Zadoff, Director of the Munich Documentation Centre for the History of National Socialism, presents a biography of an individual, a family chronicle, and the story of an entire era. This biography suggests that the 'non-Jewish' Communist Jew was not as irreconcilably opposed to the 'Jewish' Jew as has previously been thought. It is an extraordinary work that will be referenced for many years to come.
Max Kaiser is a PhD candidate at the University of Melbourne. He can be reached at kaiser@student.unimelb.edu.au

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