Becoming Habsburg: the Jews of Habsburg Bukovina, 1774-1918


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Habsburg Bukovina no longer exists, save in the realms of historiography, nostalgia, and collective memory. Remembered for its remarkable multinational, multi-faith character, Bukovina and its capital city Czernowitz have long been presented as exemplars of inter-ethnic co-operation, political moderation, and cultural dynamism, with Jews regarded as indispensable to the region's character and vitality. This is not mere rhetoric: the Jews of Bukovina were integral to, and at home in, local society. David Rechter's important ...

Becoming Habsburg: The Jews of Habsburg Bukovina, 1774-1918 2013, The Littman Library of Jewish Civilization, Oxford

ISBN-13: 9781904113959