Resplendent Synagogue: Architecture and Worship in an Eighteenth-Century Polish Community / Edition 1

Resplendent Synagogue: Architecture and Worship in an Eighteenth-Century Polish Community / Edition 1

by Thomas C. Hubka
     
 

A provocative interpretation of the art and architecture of a pre-modern wooden synagogue illuminates the social, historical, and religious context of an Eastern-European Jewish community.See more details below

Overview

A provocative interpretation of the art and architecture of a pre-modern wooden synagogue illuminates the social, historical, and religious context of an Eastern-European Jewish community.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781584652168
Publisher:
Brandeis University Press
Publication date:
10/01/2003
Series:
Tauber Institute Series for the Study of European Jewry
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
8.80(w) x 11.30(h) x 1.00(d)

Meet the Author

THOMAS C. HUBKA is Professor of Architecture at the University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee. He is also the author of Big House, Little House, Back House, Barn: The Connected Farm Buildings of New England (UPNE, 1984)

Table of Contents

Illustrations
Acknowledgments
Two Grandfathers
1Synagogue and Community1
2Conceptions and Misconceptions13
3Architecture23
4Wall-Paintings77
5Historical Context123
6Design of the Synagogue139
7The Meaning of the Remodeled Cupola151
Appendix167
Notes175
Bibliography209
Index221

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