Jewish High Society In Old Regime Berlin by Deborah HertzJewish High Society In Old Regime Berlin by Deborah Hertz

Jewish High Society In Old Regime Berlin

byDeborah Hertz

Paperback | June 30, 2005

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During the quarter century between 1780 and 1806, Berlin's courtly and intellectual elites gathered in the homes of a few wealthy, cultivated Jewish women to discuss the events of the day. Princes, nobles, upwardly mobile writers, actors, and beautiful Jewish women flocked to the salons of Rahel Varnhagen, Henriette Herz, and Dorothea von Courland, creating both a new cultural institution and an example of social mixing unprecedented in the Germen past.
Title:Jewish High Society In Old Regime BerlinFormat:PaperbackDimensions:299 pages, 9.48 × 6.38 × 0.94 inPublished:June 30, 2005Publisher:Syracuse University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0815629559

ISBN - 13:9780815629559

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"An enlivening study of the era. . . . Its special appeal is to cover a neglected area of women's emancipation that has been both regretted and admired, since the role the salonieres carved out for themselves was so precarious and transitory."