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Pacific Palisades
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Neighborhood of Los Angeles which became the place of exile for a number of prominent refugees from Nazi Germany. In the early 1940s, Pacific Palisades and neighboring communities were home to some of the most important artists and thinkers of German modernism, among them Thomas and Heinrich Mann, Berthold Brecht, Theodor W. Adorno, Max Horkheimer, Lion Feuchtwanger, Franz Werfel, Arnold Schönberg, Alfred Döblin, and Fritz Lang. In this way, the sma…

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Daub, Adrian, “Pacific Palisades”, in: Encyclopedia of Jewish History and Culture Online, Original German Language Edition: Enzyklopädie Jüdischer Geschichte und Kultur. Im Auftrag der Sächsischen Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Leipzig herausgegeben von Dan Diner. © J.B. Metzler, Stuttgart/Springer-Verlag GmbH Deutschland 2011–2017. Consulted online on 29 May 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2468-8894_ejhc_COM_0611>
First published online: 2017
First print edition: 20210312

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