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Becoming Austrians: Jews and Culture between the World Wars



The collapse of Austria-Hungary in 1918 left all Austrians in a state of political, social, and economic turmoil, but Jews in particular found their lives shaken to the core. Although Jews’ former comfort zone suddenly disappeared, the dissolution of the Dual Monarchy also created plenty of room for innovation and change in the realm of culture. Jews eagerly took up the challenge to fill this void, and they became heavily invested in culture as a way to shape their new, but also vexed,…


Becoming Austrians

Pub Date : 2012-06-19 | Author : Lisa Silverman | Publisher : Oxford University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780199942725
ISBN 13 : 0199942722

The collapse of Austria-Hungary in 1918 left all Austrians in a state of political, social, and economic turmoil, but Jews in particular found their lives shaken to the core. Altho..


Holocaust Representations In History

Pub Date : 2015-02-26 | Author : Daniel H. Magilow | Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN 10 : 9781472512420
ISBN 13 : 1472512421

Holocaust Representations in History is an introduction to critical questions and debates surrounding the depiction, chronicling and memorialization of the Holocaust through the hi..


From World War To Waldheim

Pub Date : 1999 | Author : University of Minnesota. Center for Austrian Studies | Publisher : Campus Verlag

ISBN 10 : 1571811036
ISBN 13 : 9781571811035

The authors challenge naive notions of cultural diffusion that posit the submission of small "peripheral" areas to the dictates of hegemonic powers at the "core." "Americanization"..


Making Place

Pub Date : 2014-02-13 | Author : Arijit Sen | Publisher : Indiana University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780253011497
ISBN 13 : 0253011493

Space and place have become central to analysis of culture and history in the humanities and social sciences. Making Place examines how people engage the material and social worlds..


Interwar Vienna

Pub Date : 2009 | Author : Deborah Holmes | Publisher : Camden House

ISBN 10 : 9781571134202
ISBN 13 : 1571134204

New essays providing a wide-ranging cultural, social, and political picture of volatile between-the-wars Vienna...


Black Vienna

Pub Date : 2014-07-10 | Author : Janek Wasserman | Publisher : Cornell University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780801452871
ISBN 13 : 0801452872

Janek Wasserman traces intellectual, social, and political developments in the Austrian First Republic while highlighting intellectuals' participation in the growing worldwide conf..


Hitler And The Holocaust

Pub Date : 2001-11-06 | Author : Robert S. Wistrich | Publisher : Modern Library

ISBN 10 : 9781588360977
ISBN 13 : 1588360970

Hitler and the Holocaust is the product of a lifetime’s work by one of the world’s foremost authorities on the history of anti-Semitism and modern Jewry. Robert S. Wistrich beg..


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