Tagged: Habsburg Austria

The Lueger effect in fin-de-siècle Catholic Poland: the Imaginary Jew, the Viennese Christian Socials, and the rise of Catholic anti-Semitism in Eastern Europe

[This article is part of the  Open Peer Review-Publication series “Nineteenth-Century Anti-Semitism in International Perspective”] von Grzegorz Krzywiec Introduction: anti-Semitism as social and cultural phenomena in fin-de-siècle Poland <1> Anti-Semitism as a socially and culturally acceptable project in the Polish lands was born during the 1880s and its main founder was Jan Jeleński (1845-1909), a journalist, political writer, and the...

Synagogenbau und Ritualmord. Antisemitismus und jüdische Selbstverortung im soziokulturell heterogenen Milieu der siebenbürgischen Stadt Kronstadt um 1900

[This article is part of the Open Peer Review-Publication series “Nineteenth-Century Anti-Semitism in International Perspective”] von Timo Hagen <1> Im August 1901 erschien im siebenbürgischen Kronstadt (rum. Braşov, ungar. Brassó), einem regionalen Zentralort im äußersten Südosten Österreich-Ungarns, unter dem Titel »Wer kauft Kinder?« folgende Pressemeldung: <2> Seit einigen Tagen geht ein Individuum in Kronstadt herum, welches Kinder kauft, welches viele...

Nationality conflicts and the rise of antisemitism in the Habsburg monarchy, Abstract by Michal Frankl

The paper analyses, mostly based on case studies from Bohemian Lands, the relationship between the nationality conflicts in the Hasburg monarchy and modern antisemitism. While often assumed in the studies into antisemitism, the connection between the nationality conflict and modern antisemitism is neither self-evident, nor is there a clear causal relationship between those phenomena. The discursive construction of the outside...

Lueger effect in the fin-de-siècle Catholic Poland: the Imaginary Jew, the Viennese Christian Socials and the rise of Catholic anti-Semitism in Eastern Europe, Abstract by Grzegorz Krzywiec

The victory of Karl Lueger into election to the Vienna’s Rathaus in 1895 had an enormous effect whether on the Habsburg Catholic opinion or abroad. For many Catholics from Eastern Europe, a role model for revitalization of ‘Christian’ public scene came neither from Germany, nor from any other European country, but from the Habsburg Austria. Especially in the Habsburg Galicia,...