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Author Koerner, András, author.

Title How they lived : the everyday lives of Hungarian Jews, 1867-1940 / András Koerner.

Published Budapest : Central European University Press, 2015.


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 1 online resource (245 pages) : illustrations
Series Books at JSTOR Evidence Based Acquisitions
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction: The diversity of Hungarian Jewish lifestyles; the three aspects of lifestyles selected for examination; the structure of this book; other characteristics of Hungarian Jewish lifestyles; the group of people, the period, and the geographic entity that are the subject of this book; old photos as records of the way people lived; the advantages and limitations of describing a culture through pictures; the sources of photos -- Historical overview -- Hungarian Jews in the second half of the 19th and first half of the 20th centuries -- What they looked like -- Where they lived -- Where they worked -- Epilogue.
Summary "This book consists of historical photographs and related text documenting the physical aspects of the lives of Hungarian Jews in the late 19th and early 20th centuries: the way they looked, the kind of neighborhoods and apartments they lived in, and the places where they worked"--Provided by publisher.
Other author JSTOR issuing body.
Subject Jews -- Hungary -- History -- 19th century -- Pictorial works.
Jews -- Hungary -- History -- 20th century -- Pictorial works.
Jews -- Hungary -- Social life and customs -- Pictorial works.
Jews -- Hungary -- Social conditions -- Pictorial works.
Hungary -- Social life and customs -- Pictorial works.
Hungary -- Ethnic relations -- Pictorial works.
Electronic books.
Pictorial works.
ISBN 9789633861486 (electronic bk.)
9633861489 (electronic bk.)