Now this union of Jewry and Germanism
with the negro-like basic substance must necessarily result in a remarkable product.
In the late 1800s, a German writer and political agitator named Wilhelm Marr published a pamphlet called "The Way to Victory of Judaism over Germanism
As a disciple of Achad Haam I detested the constant chase after Germanism
, which I continuously heard in the synagogue song.
Mann understood that the effort Germany had to make in order "to modernize, democratize herself, sweeping away the old, romantic imperial Germany" was a task that could only proceed "agonizingly and against the grain, meeting extreme resistance because the old Germany [was] much to deeply and firmly established in men's souls, [was] much to deeply identified, perhaps, with Germanism
Pronouncing "st" as "sht" is a Germanism
, but the vast majority of Americans are unaware of this.
While a Germanism
served to portray the language as illegitimate, an internationalism was intended to place Yiddish on the same level as other European languages.
The instance of ostracizing Germany as England's 'Other' is historically compatible with a rapid melt-down of Germanism
which pervaded the intellectual discourse in Britain in the 19th century (Collini 1991:365; Mandler 2006:100).
Some considered him less than orthodox on issues like anti-Semitism and Germanism
Douglas also accused the Lutheran parochial schools of being "little colonies of Germanism
among Mennonite Brethren Immigrants in Canada, 1930- 1960: A Struggle for Ethno-Religious Integrity.
Mees focuses on the tradition of swastika studies, which featured a relatively long history, and not always at the fringes of the academe, the tradition of Volkisch Germanism
, traditional links between history and intuition, and other ideographic studies that carried with them the aroma of service to the nation, such as those of eugenics, gothic art and even Sanskrit.
, but, since he takes the concept of Germanism
in its broadest meaning, he includes non-German words if German was the mediating language in their transfer, as he himself explicitly states.