Table of contents for Languages of community : the Jewish experience in the Czech lands / Hillel J. Kieval.


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Introduction: Language, Community, and Experience       1
1 Czech Landscape, Habsburg Crown:
The Jews of Bohemia and Moravia to 1918                10
2 Caution's Progress: Enlightenment and Tradition
in Jewish Prague, 1780-1830                            37
3 The Social Vision of Bohemian Jews:
Intellectuals and Community in the I840s               65
4 Pursuing the Golem of Prague: Jewish Culture
and the Invention of a Tradition                       95
5 On Myth, History, and National Belonging
in the Nineteenth Century                             114
6 Education and National Conflict: Germans, Czechs, 
and Jews                                              135
7 Jan Hus and the Prophets: Fashioning a Czech Judaism
at the Turn of the Century                            159
8 Death and the Nation: Ritual Murder as Political Discourse
in the Czech Lands                                    181
9 Masaryk and Czech Jewry: The Ambiguities of Friendship  198
Epilogue: A Sitting Room in Prague                    217
Appendix                                              231
Notes                                                 235
Bibliography                                          285
Index                                                 307





Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication: Jews Czech Republic Intellectual life 18th century, Jews Czech Republic Intellectual life 19th century, Jews Identity, Czech Republic Ethnic relations