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Mendelssohn to Mendelsohn: Visual Case Studies of Jewish Life in Berlin By Cyril Reade Peter D.G. Brown,

  • Title: Mendelssohn to Mendelsohn: Visual Case Studies of Jewish Life in Berlin
  • Author: Cyril Reade Peter D.G. Brown
  • ISBN: 9783039105311
  • Page: 294
  • Format: Paperback
  • This book takes a fresh look at the history of the Jews in Berlin using signficant examples of the rich visual legacy of the period It begins by examining the visual environment of the Enlightenment philosopher Moses Mendelssohn 1729 86 and his community whose lives were regulated by feudal conditions in the waning days of a mercantilist regime It also looks at the MooThis book takes a fresh look at the history of the Jews in Berlin using signficant examples of the rich visual legacy of the period It begins by examining the visual environment of the Enlightenment philosopher Moses Mendelssohn 1729 86 and his community whose lives were regulated by feudal conditions in the waning days of a mercantilist regime It also looks at the Moorish Revival synagogue on the Oranienburgerstrasse inaugurated in 1866 that reflects the status and the evolving sense of identity of the sponsoring community at that moment in the nineteenth century pursuit of emancipation and the incremental attainment of civil rights The book ends with the Weimar Republic where the inventive modernist architect Erich Mendelsohn contributed to the vital building program of the Neue Sachlichkeit The visual studies approach adopted here foregrounds the articulation of the dominant culture s visual language by a dynamic minority expressing its place within the process of German nation building.
    Mendelssohn to Mendelsohn Visual Case Studies of Jewish Life in Berlin This book takes a fresh look at the history of the Jews in Berlin using signficant examples of the rich visual legacy of the period It begins by examining the visual environment of the Enlightenment p

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