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Symptoms of Modernity: Jews and Queers in Late-Twentieth-Century Vienna

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In the 1990s, Vienna's Jews and queers abandoned their clandestine existence and emerged into the city's public sphere in unprecedented numbers. Symptoms of Modernity traces this development in the context of Central European history.

Jews and homosexuals are signposts of an exclusionary process of nation-building. Cast in their modern roles in the late nineteenth century,
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Paperback, 304 pages
Published February 3rd 2004 by University of California Press (first published January 1st 2004)
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A thoughtfully done ethnography of the role of Jews and gay people in the creation of a more modern, more European, more pluralistic Austria.
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