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Visualizing and exhibiting Jewish space and history

Author: Richard I Cohen; ham- Māḵôn le-Yahadût Zemannēnû ʿal Šēm Avrāhām Harman
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford Univ. Press, 2012.
Series: Studies in contemporary Jewry, 26
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This volume examines the visual revolution that has overtaken Jewish cultural life from the 20th century onwards, with special attention given to the evolution of Jewish museums. The book treats various forms of Jewish representation in museums in Europe and the United States before the Second World War and inquires into the nature and proliferation of Jewish museums following the Holocaust and the fall of communism  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Richard I Cohen; ham- Māḵôn le-Yahadût Zemannēnû ʿal Šēm Avrāhām Harman
ISBN: 9780190254704 019025470X 9780199934249 019993424X
OCLC Number: 915839053
Description: 1 online resource (XII, 361 Seiten) : Illustrationen
Contents: Symposium: Visualizing and Exhibiting Jewish Space and History ; The Visual Revolution in Jewish Life - An Overview, Richard I. Cohen ; Displaying Judaica in 18th-Century Central Europe: A Non-Jewish Curiosity, Michael Korey ; Collecting Community: The Berlin Jewish Museum as Narrator between Past and Present, 1906-1939, Tobias Metzler ; Jewish Museums in the Federal Republic of Germany, Inka Bertz ; Post-trauma "Precious Legacies": Jewish Museums in Eastern Europe after the Holocaust and before the Fall of Communism, Ruth Ellen Gruber ; From Wandering Jew to Immigrant Ethnic: Musealizing Jewish Immigration, Robin Ostow ; Six Exhibitions, Six Decades: Toward the Recanonization of Contemporary Israeli Art, Ruth Direktor ; In Between Past and Future: Time and Relatedness in the Six Decades Exhibitions, Osnat Zukerman Rechter ; A Matrix of Matrilineal Memory in the Museum: Charlotte Salomon and Chantal Akerman in Berlin, Lisa Saltzman ; Between Two Worlds: Ghost Stories under Glass in Vienna and Chicago, Abigail Glogower and Margaret Olin ; Thoughts on the Role of a European Jewish Museum in the 21st Century, Felicitas Heimann-Jelinek ; Essay ; "The Forces of Darkness": Leonard Woolf, Isaiah Berlin, and English Antisemitism, Elliott Horowitz ; Review Essays ; It's Not All Religious Fundamentalism, Chaim I. Waxman ; One Step before the Abyss: Recent Scholarship on the Jews in Occupied Soviet Territories during the Second World War, Kiril Feferman ; Book Reviews
Series Title: Studies in contemporary Jewry, 26
Responsibility: the Avraham Harman Institute of Contemporary Jewry, the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Ed. by Richard I. Cohen.

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Visualizing and Exhibiting Jewish Space and History includes a series of essays in its symposium section that treat the dramatic development of the visual arts in Jewish life from the beginning of  Read more...

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