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From court Jews to the Rothschilds : art, patronage, and power : 1600-1800

Author: Vivian B Mann; Richard I Cohen; Fritz Backhaus; Jewish Museum (New York, N.Y.)
Publisher: Munich ; New York : Prestel, ©1996.
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A study that examines the role of Jews as agents in the service of many kinds of patron, from local nobles to emperors. The book charts the development of the Court Jew and includes short biographies  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Exhibition catalogs
History
Exhibitions
Expositions
Biographies Expositions
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
From court Jews to the Rothschilds.
Munich ; New York : Prestel, ©1996
(OCoLC)605261911
Named Person: Rothschild family.; Rothschild family.; Rothschild (famille)
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Vivian B Mann; Richard I Cohen; Fritz Backhaus; Jewish Museum (New York, N.Y.)
ISBN: 3791316249 9783791316246
OCLC Number: 35783638
Notes: "This book has been published in conjunction with the exhibition From Court Jews to the Rothschilds: Art, Patronage, and Power, 1600-1800, held at the Jewish Museum, New York, 8 September 1996-17 January 1997"--Title page verso.
Description: 251 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm
Contents: Court Jews before the Hofjuden / Yosef Kaplan --
Court Jews in economics and politics / Michael Graetz --
Riches and dangers : Glickl bas Judah Leib on court Jews / Natalie Zemon Davis --
The case of Alexander David of Braunschweig / Ralf Busch --
The despised queen of Berlin Jewry, or, the life and times of Esther Liebmann / Deborah Hertz --
The last of the court Jews : Mayer Amschel Rothschild and his sons / Fritz Backhaus --
Melding worlds : court Jews and the arts of the baroque / Richard I. Cohen and Vivian B. Mann.
Responsibility: edited by Vivian B. Mann and Richard I. Cohen ; with essays by Fritz Backhaus [and others].

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