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.
|Publisher:||Cambridge University Press|
|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.