25. Paths of Modernity

Jewish Women in Central Europe

  1. Alan T. Levenson
  1. Kerry Wallach

Published Online: 19 MAR 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118232897.ch25

The Wiley-Blackwell History of Jews and Judaism

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How to Cite

Wallach, K. (2012) Paths of Modernity, in The Wiley-Blackwell History of Jews and Judaism (ed A. T. Levenson), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118232897.ch25

Editor Information

  1. University of Oklahoma, USA

Author Information

  1. Gettysburg College, Pennsylvania, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 19 MAR 2012
  2. Published Print: 20 APR 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405196376

Online ISBN: 9781118232897

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Keywords:

  • paths of modernity, Central Europe;
  • Jewish women, active agents of European modernization;
  • keepers of Jewish traditions;
  • Jewish women, in avant-garde artistic movements;
  • Jewish women, in Central Europe;
  • Viennese Jewish women;
  • progressive modern Jewish women;
  • cultural contributions;
  • literature and journalism;
  • stifling conditions, for Jewish women in Prague

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Overview of Jewish Women in Central Europe before 1900

  • Changes from the Fin-de-Siècle to the Interwar Period

  • Cultural Contributions of Jewish Women

  • Women in Metropolitan Centers of Jewish Life in Central Europe

  • Conclusion

  • References