Advanced Search

Learn About The Holocaust

Special Collections

My Saved Research

Login

Register

Help

Skip to main content

The price of flight : German Jews, the Nazi Regime and the finance of the "Haʻavarah" Agreement, 1933-1939 / by Joseph Paul Hoffman.

Publication | Digitized | Library Call Number: DS135.G33 H64 2002

Search this record's additional resources, such as finding aids, documents, or transcripts.

No results match this search term.
Check spelling and try again.

results are loading

0 results found for “keyward

    Overview

    Summary
    This work traces the origins, development and operation of the Ha'avarah Agreement (Transfer Agreement) signed between German and Palestinian Jews and the Nazi Administration in 1933 to facilitate the orderly and legal transfer of sequestered German-Jewish wealth to Palestine. Not only does it place the agreement into the broader context of social and political developments in Jewish Palestine before World War II, but also it seeks to explain the economic and political importance of the agreement to the Nazi regime. This is most notable in the years between 1933 and 1936, when Nazi power remained weakest and when Reich authorities pursued every opportunity for financial advantages leading to rapid economic recovery. The deal established the basis for renewed and augmented trade between the Third Reich and Palestine. It also provided a vehicle for Reich authorities to expand trade, with Jewish participation, throughout the Near and Middle East. In this way, this manuscript places the Ha'avarah Agreement within the context of broader Reich trade initiatives, especially those leading to bilateral clearing treaties, which the Reich engineered with twenty-five nations before 1939. The Ha'avarah Agreement, therefore, is understood as a small, but important component in the complex mosaic of reoriented trade strategy, which took place under the direction of Reich Economics Minister Hjalmar Schacht before 1936–37.
    Format
    Book
    Author/Creator
    Hoffman, Joseph Paul.
    Published
    2002
    Locale
    Germany
    Palestine
    Notes
    Thesis (Ph. D.)--George Washington University, 2002.
    Includes bibliographical references (p. 297-304).
    Photocopy. Ann Arbor, Mich. : UMI Dissertation Services, 2003. 24 cm.
    Dissertations and Theses

    Physical Details

    Language
    English
    Additional Form
    Electronic version(s) available internally at USHMM.
    Physical Description
    vii, 304 p.

    Keywords & Subjects

    Record last modified:
    2018-04-24 16:01:00
    This page:
    https:​/​/collections.ushmm.org​/search​/catalog​/bib81771

    Additional Resources

    Librarian View

    Download & Licensing

    • Terms of Use
    • This record is digitized but cannot be downloaded online.

    In-Person Research

    Availability

    Contact Us