20
Jul
2018
annadomnich's picture

The Vienna Jewish Source Book. A centropa reader-volume 2

As anyone who has stood before a painting by Gustav Klimt will readily attest, Vienna's golden age literally glittered with gold. It began to glow in the 1850s and shone brightest from the turn-of-the-20th century until those pistol shots were fired in Sarajevo in 1914. Of course, no one knew then they had been living in a golden age. They would realize that only later, after the gold had been tarnished, stripped, and finally stolen.

How do Jews live in today's Austria and how do Vienna's oldest living Jews look back at an all-too-turbulent century? How do Austrians relate to their country's Jewish history, the Holocaust, and education? These are the weighty questions this volume of essays, along with personal reflections by Vienna's olest living Jews, will illuminate and illustrate. This is a book, then, about the world that was, the world that was destroyed, and the uneasy rebirth of Jewish life in Austria.

Publication year: 
2014
Publication language: 
English
ISBN: 
978-0-692-24501-9
Countries: 
In Stock
Price: 
$14,95

Would you like to order the book?

Would you like to order the book?

Please fill in the following details and send us a non-binding order request. We will get back to you as soon as possible.
By filling this form, I agree that Centropa can use my data as specified in the Privacy Policy.
glqxz9283 sfy39587stf02 mnesdcuix8
glqxz9283 sfy39587stf03 mnesdcuix8