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Literatur in Österreich 1938-1945. Band 4: Wien

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ISBN: 9783205204923 Year: Pages: 968 Seiten Language: German
Publisher: Böhlau Grant: Austrian Science Fund (FWF) - PUB 419
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The present book about Vienna is volume 4 of an encyclopedic reference work that, as the result of basic research in literary studies, represents the first systematic attempt towards a comprehensive documentation of the literary life of Austria during the Nazi era. From its methodological approach, it is intended to make the literary events that took place within the official system of the Third Reich as promoted, or at least tolerated, by the decision-makers in the cultural industry more accessible, without resorting to limiting, biased attempts to define a canon.

Rudolf Perco 1884-1942

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ISBN: 9783205993049 Year: Pages: 470 DOI: 10.26530/oapen_471653 Language: German
Publisher: Böhlau Grant: Austrian Science Fund - D 3175
Subject: Architecture
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Rudolf Perco, one of the most promising pupils in Otto Wagner’s late period as teacher received numerous honourable mentionings and awards while still a student (1906 – 10) and so may well have expected a brilliant career. However, after World War I, he could realize only very few projects and his name became forgotten. It was only in the scope of the large scale public housing plan of Red Vienna in the 1920es, that he was given opportunities to materialize his Wagner based ideas, and to build several communal housings, of which the Engels Platz – Hof is the largest and most important. Besides, he submitted entries to a vast number of competitions, for which he designed projects, whose very personal features bring him close to Josef Plečnik.

NS-Siedlungen in Wien

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ISBN: 9783643506276 Year: Pages: 477 DOI: 10.26530/oapen_574656 Language: German
Publisher: LIT Verlag GmbH & Co. KG Grant: Austrian Science Fund - PUB 114
Subject: History
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This study investigates the impact of National Socialist ideology and housing settlement projects in Greater Vienna following the Anschluss of Austria to the German Reich in 1938. In this regard, both planned and realized building projects are instructive. The research focused on archival documents of the city of Vienna and contemporaneous primary sources.

Sportfunktionäre und jüdische Differenz

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ISBN: 9783110553444 Year: Pages: 377 Seiten Language: German
Publisher: De Gruyter Oldenbourg Grant: Austrian Science Fund - PUB 584
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Based on information about more than 600 Viennese Jewish officials, the book examines issues related to the self-characterization and outside characterization of Jews in Vienna. Sports are an important part of urban identity politics, providing a multifaceted image of engagement with Jewish “difference.” The study focuses on mass consumption sports, especially football, but includes swimming, boxing, and workers’ sports.

Die Matrikel der Universität Wien, VIII Band 1746/47-1777/78

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ISBN: 9783205794639 Year: Pages: 714 DOI: 10.26530/oapen_454362 Language: Latin|German
Publisher: Böhlau Grant: Austrian Science Fund - PUB 95
Subject: History
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Register (matriculation book) of the University of Vienna, 1746/47-1777/78 with university records, chronicles and enrollments.

Eigentum und Geschlecht

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ISBN: 9783205787518 Year: Pages: 258 DOI: 10.26530/oapen_453610 Language: German
Publisher: Böhlau Grant: Austrian Science Fund - D 4236
Subject: History
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This book examines the financial circumstances of Jewish men and women in Vienna from the turn of the century to 1938, focusing on gender as a social category. The central issue is the extent to which the amount and, above all, the category of assets were structured according to gender. Furthermore, the gender specifics of financial withdrawals by the National Socialists and restitution and compensation payments after 1945 shall be examined. Three subject areas will be carefully covered for the period before 1938, in which structured relevance is accorded to the category of gender. These are economic activity, which includes gainful employment and entrepreneurial activity, inheritance practices, and marriage as an influential financial factor. &#xD;&#xD;The study is based on a sample of 788 individuals (337 women, 451 men), who were affected by National Socialist proprietary measures, i.e. looting policy, in 1938. The sample was drawn for a study by the Austrian Historical Commission. It includes the assets of these 788 people on April 27, 1938 as they were recorded in the so-called assets declaration with which all people defined as Jewish had to declare their property to the authorities. The sample, which has been entered into a database, includes further data on restitution and compensation. This paper will evaluate the data in terms of gender for the first time.&#xD;&#xD;Moreover, the financial situation of 78 of the 788 individuals (Sample II) and their familial environment, in particular their parents and siblings, are researched through further sources including inheritance files, wills, marriage contracts, and commercial and land registers. One of the objectives is to investigate the origin of the assets declared in 1938. &#xD;&#xD;Based on the selection of individuals, which was dependent upon the existence of a minimum asset level, there are no significant differences between the asset volume of men and women from the sample. Nevertheless, the study points out that the composition of the assets, which means the occurrence and scope of different categories of assets, was determined by gender specific factors. Inheritance practices and segregated access to asset acquisition, particularly in economic activity, are identified as reasons for this. Gender specifics in real estate and business as well as asset transfers between generations and married couples are elaborated upon in detail. Dowries not only influenced the financial situation of the wife or widow and her husband, but also presented essential financial resources for companies. The possibility of economic activity and thereby acquisition of assets is of particular importance; this possibility is primarily decided in the family, as is shown in the individual case histories. Although gender specific differences can hardly be verified in National Socialist asset withdrawal, they can be documented in the National Socialists' approach to mixed couples. The restitution results are influenced by several factors; among these are also the claimed asset categories. In a comparative evaluation of men and women, the restitution results reflect the success of the respective asset categories.

Joseph Lanner

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ISBN: 9783205787938 Year: Pages: 761 DOI: 10.26530/oapen_456737 Language: German
Publisher: Böhlau Grant: Austrian Science Fund - D 4283
Subject: Music
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Joseph Lanner (1801-18439 is one of the most important and outstanding composers of dance music in the so called "Biedermeier" (the period after the "Wiener Kongress", 1st half of the 19th century). He invented the form of the Viennese waltz and founded a tradition, which was successfully carried on by the Strauß-family. Although Lanner wrote more than three hundred compositions until now there is no list of works existing, which describes the existing sources. After more than five years of recherché this list of works is now completed. &#xD;&#xD;The first part gives an introduction and describes some of the attributes of Lanners compositions. A short biography is followed by chapters about the development of dance in Vienna at the beginning of the 19th century, a list of other dance music composers of that time, an overview of the forms Lanner used in his dances, but also specific themes such as instrumentation, a list of the most important halls where Lanner performed e.g.&#xD;&#xD;The second part is the list of works, ordered by works with Opus-number and works without. For every composition the user will find full information's about the instruments which are required in the composition, the existing editions including autographs, copies and music in print (as well as information's in which Viennese libraries these scores are available), information's about first performances and the person to whom the dance was dedicated, and references of newspapers or books in which the work is mentioned.&#xD;&#xD;At the beginning there are the incipients printed (for Ländler and waltz including first and second theme), which allows musicians all over the world to recognize a certain dance by the melody.&#xD;&#xD;In the appendices all works are listed once more by alphabetical order, furthermore you will find a list of all persons to whom a dance was dedicated and a short list of works of Lanners son, August.&#xD;&#xD;This list of works of the compositions of Lanner fulfils all criteria a modern list of works requires.

Erica Tietze-Conrat, Tagebücher

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ISBN: 9783205795452 Year: Pages: 150 Seiten Language: German
Publisher: Böhlau Grant: Austrian Science Fund - PUB 175
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In her early diaries the art historian Erica Tietze-Conrat discribes her eventfull life in Vienna in the 1920ies, were she had been in touch with all the important art circles of the time..In 1937 and 1938 her journals give an interesting view of the networks between museumstafs, art dealers, art scholars and artists just before the outbreak of World War II.

Die Matrikel der Wiener Rechtswissenschaftlichen Fakultät, II. Band: 1442-1557

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ISBN: 9783205202554 Year: Pages: 324 DOI: 10.26530/oapen_620576 Language: Latin|German
Publisher: Böhlau Grant: Austrian Science Fund - PUB 353
Subject: Education
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This volume presents a critical edition of the register of the Faculty of Law at the University of Vienna between 1442 and 1557. This edition is made accessible with the aid of both a register of persons and a location register. The introduction contains amongst others a paleographic analysis of the various scribes of the registers, a statistical analysis and a prosopographical overview of the law students, a description of the conditions of studying and a short history of the Faculty of Law.

Erica Tietze-Conrat, Tagebücher (1923-1926)

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ISBN: 9783205795452 Year: Pages: 458 Seiten DOI: 10.26530/oapen_574661 Language: German
Publisher: Böhlau Grant: Austrian Science Fund - PUB 174
Subject: Social Sciences
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In her early diaries the art historian Erica Tietze-Conrat discribes her eventfull life in Vienna in the 1920ies, were she had been in touch with all the important art circles of the time..

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