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Author Berger, Natalia, author

Title The Jewish museum : history and memory, identity and art from Vienna to the Bezalel National Museum, Jerusalem / by Natalia Berger
Published Leiden ; Boston : Brill, [2018]
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Description 1 online resource ( xviii, 584 pages.)
Series Jewish identities in a changing world ; volume 29
Jewish identities in a changing world ; v. 29
Contents ""Contents""; ""Acknowledgments""; ""List of Figures""; ""Introduction: Why Jewish Museums?""; ""Part 1 The Strauss Collection and the Anglo-Jewish Exhibition""; ""Chapter 1 Isaac Strauss and His Collection""; ""Chapter 2 The Historic Anglo-Jewish Exhibition in London, 1887""; ""Part 2 The Jewish Museums of Austria-Hungary: Vienna, Prague, and Budapest""; ""Chapter 3 Introduction: The Jewish Museum in Vienna""; ""Chapter 4 The Determining Factors in the Establishment of the Museum""; ""Chapter 5 The Jewish Museum of Vienna, 1895â#x80;#x93;1906""; ""Chapter 6 The Exhibits""
""Chapter 7 The Jewish Museum of Prague""""Chapter 8 The Jewish Museum of Budapest""; ""Part 3 The Bezalel National Museum in Jerusalem""; ""Chapter 9 Historical Background""; ""Chapter 10 To Realize a Dream: Boris Schatz and the Bezalel Museum in the Formative Years, 1906â#x80;#x93;12""; ""Chapter 11 The Years 1909â#x80;#x93;14""; ""Chapter 12 Boris Schatzâ#x80;#x99;s Utopian Museum as Charted in His Book Jerusalem Rebuilt""; ""Chapter 13 The Bezalel Museum in the Years Following World War I, 1919â#x80;#x93;26""
""Chapter 14 From the Bezalel National Museum to the Israel Museum: Mordechai Narkissâ#x80;#x99;s Vision and Achievements: 1932â#x80;#x93;57""""Conclusion""; ""Epilogue""; ""Bibliography""
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on May 22, 2018)
Subject Jüdisches Museum der Stadt Wien -- History
Bet ha-nekhot ha-leʼumi Betsalʼel -- History
Muzeʼon Yiśraʼel (Jerusalem) -- History
Jewish museums -- History
Jews -- Identity -- History
Collective memory
Form Electronic book
Author E.J. Brill (Firm)
LC no. 2017041295
ISBN 9789004353886