By Kateřina Čapková

The phenomenon of nationwide identities, regularly a key factor within the smooth heritage of Bohemian Jewry, was once relatively advanced as a result marginal ameliorations that existed among the to be had offerings. substantial overlap was once obtrusive within the courses of a number of the nationwide pursuits and it was once attainable to alter one's nationwide id or perhaps to decide on multiple such id with out unavoidably experiencing any far-reaching effects in daily life. in line with many hitherto unknown archival assets from the Czech Republic, Israel and Austria, the author's learn unearths the internal dynamic of every of the nationwide routine and maps out the 3 most vital buildings of nationwide identification inside of Bohemian Jewry – the German-Jewish, the Czech-Jewish and the Zionist. This e-book offers a wanted framework for knowing the wealthy background of German- and Czech-Jewish politics and tradition in Bohemia and is a amazing contribution to the historiography of Bohemian, Czechoslovak and valuable eu Jewry.

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