By Kateřina Čapková
The phenomenon of nationwide identities, continually a key factor within the glossy background of Bohemian Jewry, was once rather advanced as a result of marginal ameliorations that existed among the on hand offerings. huge overlap was once obtrusive within the courses of some of the nationwide pursuits and it was once attainable to alter one's nationwide id or maybe to choose multiple such id with no inevitably experiencing any far-reaching outcomes in lifestyle. in accordance with many hitherto unknown archival resources from the Czech Republic, Israel and Austria, the author's learn unearths the internal dynamic of every of the nationwide hobbies and maps out the 3 most vital structures of nationwide id inside Bohemian Jewry – the German-Jewish, the Czech-Jewish and the Zionist. This publication offers a wanted framework for knowing the wealthy heritage of German- and Czech-Jewish politics and tradition in Bohemia and is a striking contribution to the historiography of Bohemian, Czechoslovak and valuable eu Jewry.
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