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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
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Description 1 online resource (245 pages)
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
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Jews -- Hungary -- History -- 19th century -- Pictorial works.
Jews -- Hungary -- History -- 20th century -- Pictorial works.
Jews -- Hungary -- Social conditions -- Pictorial works.
Jews -- Hungary -- Social life and customs -- Pictorial works.
Hungary -- Ethnic relations -- Pictorial works.
Hungary -- Social life and customs -- Pictorial works.
Genre/Form History.
Pictorial works.
Illustrated works.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9633860024
9633861489 (electronic bk)
9789633861486 (electronic bk)