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By Alison Rose

This ebook examines the antisemitism that flourished outdoors of Vienna, in Austrian provinces equivalent to Styria, Carinthia, Vorarlberg, top Austria, and Tyrol, focusing particularly on gender bias and its dating to antisemitism. The 1904 arrest and bigamy trial of Frau von Hervay, the Jewish spouse of District Captain Franz von Hervay of a Styrian provincial city (Mürzzuschlag), is heavily tested to make clear the connection among Jews and non-Jews and attitudes in the direction of ladies and sexuality within the small towns and cities of the Austrian provinces. The case demonstrates that antisemitism inspired well known perceptions of Jews and ladies on the neighborhood point and that it designated girls in addition to males. This book provides an in-depth examine of an episode of Austrian historical past that had an important effect at the improvement of Austrian legislation; the function of spiritual associations; perceptions of Jews, ladies, and sexuality; conceptions of Austrian paperwork and the necessity for reform; and the connection among the provinces and the Viennese heart. It additionally presents perception into the general public curiosity generated via sensations resembling arrests, suicides, crimes, and trials and how the clicking of that point pronounced on them.

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