Till van Rahden holds the Canada Research Chair in German and European Studies and is associate professor in the department of literature and modern languages at the Universite de Montreal. Marcus Brainard earned his doctorate in philosophy from the University of Osnabruck, Germany, and is the editor and translator of numerous works of philosophy and history.
"A pathbreaking book in German-Jewish history." - David Sorkin, author of The Transformation of German Jewry, 1780-1840 "This sophisticated and original work traces new paths through German-Jewish and general German history in the imperial period. May anglophone historians follow van Rahden's lead." - William W. Hagen, Social History"