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David Schoenbaum

David Schoenbaum, a professional historian and lifelong amateur violinist, has written for the New York Times, the Washington Post, The Economist, and many other publications. His previous books include Hitler’s Social Revolution and The United States and the State of Israel.

Books by David Schoenbaum

  1. Book CoverHitler's Social Revolution: Class and Status in Nazi Germany, 1933-1939

    Beginning with Germany's social situation after World War I, David Schoenbaum shows how Hitler improvised a program that apparently offered something to everyone--above all, the mirage of a classless society.More

  2. Book CoverThe Violin: A Social History of the World's Most Versatile Instrument

    The life, times, and travels of a remarkable instrument and the people who have made, sold, played, and cherished it.More