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The Jews of Hungary : history, culture, psychology

Study the fascinating story of the struggles, achievements, and setbacks that marked the flow of history for the Hungarian Jews. he traces their seminal role in Hungarian politics, finance, industry, science, medicine, arts, and literature, and their surprisingly rich contributions to jewish scholarship and religious leadership both inside the Hungary and in the western world
Print Book, English, 1996
Wayne State University Press, Detroit, 1996
730 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
9780814325612, 0814325610
1. The Jews in Roman Pannonia and Dacia
2. Medieval Origins and the Khazar Question
3. After the Magyar Conquest
4. The Jews in Early Hungarian Law (Eleventh to Thirteenth Centuries)
5. Expulsion and Recall (Fourteenth Century)
6. The Jew Judge and the "Perfidious Jews" (Thirteenth to Fifteenth Centuries)
7. From Sigismund to Matthias (1385-1490)
8. The Jewish Prefects: The Mendels (1475-1531)
9. The First Scholars and the First Blood Libel (Fifteenth and Sixteenth Centuries)
10. Jewish Physicians in the Fourteenth to Eighteenth Centuries
11. Jewish Criminals in the Sixteenth to Eighteenth Centuries
12. Emericus Fortunatus (Fifteenth and Sixteenth Centuries)
13. Transylvania and the Sabbatarians (Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries)
14. The Jews in Turkish-Occupied Hungary (1526-1686)
15. The Jews in Royal Hungary (1526-1686)
16. The Jews in Reunited Hungary (1686-1740)
17. Jewish Women in the Sixteenth to Eighteenth Centuries
18. Conversions in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries
19. The Jews Under Maria Theresa (1740-80)
20. The Jews Under Joseph II (1780-90)
21. The Theben Story (Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries)
22. Early Struggles for Emancipation (1790-1848)
23. Religious Reform (1798-1852)
24. New Horizons (1800-48)
25. The Patriotic Imperative (1800-48)
26. The 1848 Revolution
27. Neoabsolutism I: The Harsh Years (1849-59). 28. Neoabsolutism II: The Moderate Years (1860-67)
29. Emancipation, Congress, and Schism (1867-69)
30. Zionism: Precursors, Founders, Opponents (1839-97)
31. Istoczy and Tiszaeszlar
32. The Fin de Siecle and Its Aftermath I: Economy and Society
33. The Fin de Siecle and Its Aftermath II: Explorers and Scholars
34. The Fin de Siecle and Its Aftermath III: Literature, Criticism, and the Arts
35. Demography and Occupations (1890-1920)
36. Zionism and Anti-Semitism in the Early Twentieth Century
37. World War I and the Communist Interlude
38. The White Terror and the Numerus Clausus
39. The Interwar Years
40. The First and Second Jewish Laws (1938-39)
41. World War II (1939-45)
42. The Hungarian Holocaust: The Beginnings
43. The Destruction of Provincial Jewry
44. How Half of Budapest Jewry Was Saved
45. Liberation
46. Old Trends and the Post-Holocaust Stance
47. Under Communist Rule
48. Reconstruction
Appendix: Post-Holocaust Jewish Authors
Comments and Corrections / Miklos Szabolcsi