Vienna and the Jews, 1867-1938: A Cultural History

Vienna and the Jews, 1867-1938: A Cultural History

by Steven Beller

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Vienna and the Jews, 1867-1938: A Cultural History by Steven Beller

A study of the role played by Jews in the Viennese explosion of cultural innovation at the turn of the century, which began in the years following the Ausgleich of 1867, and ended with the prewar events of the 1930s.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780521351805
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 08/24/1989
Pages: 281
Product dimensions: 6.30(w) x 9.29(h) x 0.79(d)

Table of Contents

List of tables; Preface; Introduction; Part I. Jews in Viennese Culture and Society: The Statistical Perspective: 1. Who was a Jew in Vienna at the turn of the century?; 2. How Jewish was fin-de-siècle Vienna?; 3. The social context; 4. Education and class - the position of the Jews in Viennese society; Part II. The Jewish Background to Viennese Culture: 5. Jewish consciousness: Jewish mind?; 6. The distance from tradition; 7. Education; 8. Ethics and the individual; 9. The Enlightenment; 10. German culture; 11. Vienna; 12. Antisemitism; 13. The ethics of outsiders: the cultural response; Conclusion: Vienna and the Jews in perspective; Bibliography; Index.

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