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Jewish High Society In Old Regime Berlin (Modern Jewish History)

3.5 of 5 stars 3.50  ·  rating details  ·  2 ratings  ·  1 review
Offers the first detailed analytical social history explaining why this institution arose and what it meant to its participants.

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 be

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Paperback, 299 pages
Published June 30th 2005 by Syracuse Univ Pr (Sd) (first published April 27th 1988)
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T.J.
May 14, 2008 T.J. rated it 4 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: gender studies students, pretentious graduate students, Judaic studies folk
The title still throws me off--"Old Regime" instead of "Ancien Regime"--but Deborah Hertz has created a pretty intensive, engaging portrait of Jewish women and salon culture in Enlightenment Berlin. It's good stuff, and the stories of the women are compelling, if slightly dry.
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