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Modernity within tradition : the social history of orthodox Jewry in imperial Germany

Author: Mordechai Breuer
Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, ©1992.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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During the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, a spiritual struggle seized Orthodox Jewry in the German empire, as tradition clashed with modernity, producing paradox and contradiction. Mordechai Breuer's Modernity Within Tradition: The Social History of Orthodox Jewry in Imperial Germany offers an insightful social history of the period, concentrating on the vital and creative efforts of individuals such as Esriel  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mordechai Breuer
ISBN: 0231074700 9780231074704
OCLC Number: 25872478
Language Note: Translation of: Jüdische Orthodoxie im Deutschen Reich, 1871-1918.
Notes: Translation of: Jüdische Orthodoxie im Deutschen Reich, 1871-1918.
Description: xx, 514 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction --
1 The Setting of Orthodoxy (starting p. 1) --
2 Jewish Orthodoxy and German Culture (starting p. 55) --
3 Education and Training (starting p. 91) --
4 Literature, Art, and Science (starting p. 149) --
5 Economy and Society (starting p. 215) --
6 In the German Empire (starting p. 283) --
7 New Orientation (starting p. 355) --
Epilogue (starting p. 395) --
Abbreviations (starting p. 405) --
Notes (starting p. 409) --
Supplementary Bibliography (starting p. 487) --
Index (starting p. 491)
Other Titles: Jüdische Orthodoxie im Deutschen Reich, 1871-1918.
Responsibility: Mordechai Breuer ; translated by Elizabeth Petuchowski.

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Depicting the life of those German Jews who sought to remain fully loyal to the Jewish tradition while integrating German culture into their lives, this study examines the religious, cultural, social  Read more...

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