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A city in Greater Poland, which belonged to the province of South Prussia from 1793 to 1807 and to the Prussian province of Posen from 1815 to 1919. At the end of the 18th century, this area contained the largest closed community of settlements of Jews in Prussia. The transformation of previously Polish Jews into German citizens, which took place under Prussian rule, raised questions and conflicts concerned with acculturation, assimil…

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Schick, David, “Poznań”, 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 November 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2468-8894_ejhc_COM_0645>
First published online: 2017
First print edition: 20221116

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