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Housing and Housekeeping

Trude Maurer

in Jewish Daily Life in Germany, 1618-1945

Published in print March 2005 | ISBN: 9780195171648
Published online January 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780199871346 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195171648.003.0020
Housing and Housekeeping

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This chapter shows that Jews increasingly faced housing shortages under the Nazi regime, when their living arrangements deteriorated from cramped apartments to small rooms in “Jews' houses.” Similarly housekeeping, especially cooking, shifted between tradition, modernity, and terrible scarcity.

Keywords: German Jews; housing; homes; Nazi regime; poverty

Chapter.  5046 words. 

Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700)

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