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Images of Jews and Sinti and Rom in Ludwig Beschsteins’ Folktale Collections

[This article is part of the  Open Peer Review-Publication series “Nineteenth-Century Anti-Semitism in International Perspective”] von Tuvia Singer <1> Nineteenth century Germany knew an unprecedented blossoming of folk-narrative publications. The folk-narratives were gathered by ethnographers, philologists, folklore scholars and others according to national or regional criteria and were published in approximately 500 collections comprising more than 20,000 folk-narratives.[1]  In this...