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Austrians and Jews in the Twentieth Century : From Franz Joseph to Waldheim - Robert S. Wistrich

Austrians and Jews in the Twentieth Century

From Franz Joseph to Waldheim

By: Robert S. Wistrich (Editor)

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Published: 27th October 1992
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The relationship between Austrians and Jews in the twentieth-century has been tragic. In the age of Franz Joseph, Jews achieved a degree of security, although their position was already being undermined by antisemitism, ethnic conflicts and nationalism. This book examines the relationship between Austrians and Jews which culminated in the 1938 Anschluss and the Holocaust. It also shows how antisemitism survived the War and how the ground was prepared for the international isolation of Austria during the Waldheim Affair.

Acknowledgements - Notes on the Contributors - Introduction - The Jews of Germany and Austria: A Comparative Perspective; M.L.Rozenblit - Jews, Czechs and Germans in Bohemia before 1914; H.J.Kieval - Herzl's Tannh user: the Redemption of the Artist as Politician; S.Beller - Jewish Assimilation in Austria: Karl Kraus, Franz Werfel and Joseph Roth on the Catastrophe of 1914-19; W.O.McCagg - 'Jewish Self-Hatred'? The Cases of Arthur Schnitzler and Canetti; R.Robertson - David Vogel: a Hebrew Novelist in Vienna; G.Shaked - Albert Ehrenstein and the Tragedy of Exile; H.Mittelmann - The Pagan Freud; P.Loewenberg - Judaic Motifs in Wittgenstein; R.Chatterjee - Arnold Schoenberg: Language, Modernism and Jewish Identity; L.Botstein - The Kraus-Bekessy Controversy in Inter-war Vienna; E.Timms - The Dynamics of Persecution in Austria, 1938-45; G.Botz - Neutrality, not Sympathy. Jews in Austria after 1945; R.Knight - The Kreisky Phenomenon: a Reassessment; R.S.Wistrich - Reflections on the Waldheim Affair; R.Mitten - Index

ISBN: 9780333532096
ISBN-10: 0333532090
Series: From Franz Joseph to Waldheim
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 280
Published: 27th October 1992
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.0 x 14.0  x 3.0
Weight (kg): 0.53
Edition Number: 3