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Prague and Beyond

Presenting a new and accessible history of the Jews of what is now the Czech Republic, Prague and Beyond revises conventional understandings of Central Europe's Jewish past and present and fully captures the diversity and multivalence of life in the Bohemian Lands.

Prague and Beyond
Jews in the Bohemian Lands

Edited by Kateřina Čapková and Hillel J. Kieval

Aug 2021 | 384 pages | Cloth $79.95
Religion / History
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Table of Contents

Kateřina Čapková and Hillel J. Kieval
Chapter 1. The Jews of the Bohemian Lands in Early Modern Times
Verena Kasper-Marienberg and Joshua Teplitsky
Chapter 2. Absolutism and Control: Jews in the Bohemian Lands in the Eighteenth Century
Michael L. Miller
Chapter 3. Unequal Mobility: Jews, State, and Society in an Era of Contradictions, 1790-1860
Hillel J. Kieval
Chapter 4. Contested Equality: Jews in the Bohemian Lands, 1861-1917
Michal Frankl, Martina Niedhammer, and Ines Koeltzsch
Chapter 5. Becoming Czechoslovaks: Jews in the Bohemian Lands, 1917-38
Ines Koeltzsch, Michal Frankl, and Martina Niedhammer
Chapter 6. The Holocaust in Bohemia and Moravia
Benjamin Frommer
Chapter 7. Periphery and Center: Jews in the Bohemian Lands from 1945 to the Present
Kateřina Čapková
Appendix. The Demographic Development of Jewish Settlement in Selected Communities in the Bohemian Lands
Helena Klímová and Lenka Matušíková
List of Contributors

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