Demographic Avant-Garde-Jews in Bohemia between Enlightenment and Shoah

Demographic Avant-Garde-Jews in Bohemia between Enlightenment and Shoah

by Vobecka, Jana



Product Details

ISBN-13: 9786155225338
Publisher: Central European University Press
Publication date: 06/01/2013
Pages: 220
Product dimensions: 6.50(w) x 9.40(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

List of Tables ix

List of Figures xiii

Preface and Acknowledgements xv

Part 1 The Concept of a Demographic Avant-Garde: Three Keys

Chapter 1 Population Change, Demographic Transition and Its Forerunners 3

Chapter 2 Historical Context: The Case of Jews in Bohemia 15

Chapter 3 Data Sources: Correct Use and Interpretation 33

Part 2 Jewish Population Development in Bohemia: Trends and Transitions from the Mid-Eighteenth to the Mid-Twentieth Century

Chapter 4 Population Growth and Spatial Distribution 43

Chapter 5 Population Structure: Sex, Age, and Marital Status 57

Chapter 6 Marital Patterns: Nuptiality and Divorce 67

Chapter 7 Fertility 77

Chapter 8 Mortality and Causes of Death 97

Chapter 9 Natural Population Increase, Migration, Religious Disaffiliation, and Acculturation 111

Part 3 Social and Economic Characteristics of Jews in Bohemia

Chapter 10 Linguistic Identity and Ethnicity 127

Chapter 11 Education System and Enrolment 135

Chapter 12 Social Status, Professional Structure, and Economic Contributions 145

Conclusion 155

List of References and Data Sources 165

Appendices 173

Index of Names and Concepts 223

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