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Ringstrasse. Ein jüdischer Boulevard. A Jewish Boulevard

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Editor

Gabriele Kohlbauer-Fritz.

Curators

Gabriele Kohlbauer-Fritz, Sabine Bergler.

Imprint

Vienna, Austria, 2015. 341 pp., illustrations: 159 col., 47 b&w, 27 × 21.3 cm. German and English.

ISBN

9783850029155

Location

Jüdisches Museum Wien (25 March–4 October 2015)

Description

The light and dark sides of the Ringstrasse era from the Jewish perspective: the social rise of a small Jewish elite, the daily struggle for survival of the masses of Jews, and the political exploitation of anti-Semitism and its consequences. Monumental catalog with 12 essays, including: “Family stories: The Ringstrasse palaces and their occupants” (Gabriele Kohlbauer-Fritz); “Jewish Ringstrasse principals and architects” (Markus Kristan); and “Targets of anti-Semitic populism. Wealthy Jews and the Vienna Ringstrasse” (Albert Lichtblau). Numerous historical photographs, including images of ceremonial objects and Torah ornaments. No itemized listing.

main keywords

ANTISEMITIC IMAGES/OBJECTSPHOTOGRAPHSPRINTSPORTRAITSVIENNA

minor keywords

Cemeteries, AustriaCharters of ennoblement, illuminatedHerzl, TheodoreHistorical documentsHistorical photographsHomes/Residences, JewishKetubbotKönig, CarlMedalsPaintingsPlatesPostcardsPrints, antisemiticPrints, synagoguesSalonsSynagogues, AustriaSynagogues, ViennaTassTorah bindersTorah mantles

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