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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..



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..


The Holocaust In American Life

Pub Date : 2000-09-20 | Author : Peter Novick | Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN 10 : 0547349610
ISBN 13 : 9780547349619

Prize-winning historian Peter Novick illuminates the reasons Americans ignored the Holocaust for so long -- how dwelling on German crimes interfered with Cold War mobilization; how..


Shanghai Refuge

Pub Date : 1993 | Author : Ernest G. Heppner | Publisher : U of Nebraska Press

ISBN 10 : 0803223684
ISBN 13 : 9780803223684

The unlikely refuge of Shanghai, the only city in the world that did not require a visa, was buffeted by the struggle between European imperialism, Japanese aggression, and Chinese..


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