Antisemitism, Gender Bias, and the "Hervay Affair" of 1904: by Alison Rose

By Alison Rose

This e-book examines the antisemitism that flourished outdoor of Vienna, in Austrian provinces reminiscent of Styria, Carinthia, Vorarlberg, top Austria, and Tyrol, focusing specifically on gender bias and its courting 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 girls 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 certain girls in addition to males. This book provides an in-depth research of an episode of Austrian heritage that had an important impression at the improvement of Austrian legislations; the position of non secular associations; perceptions of Jews, ladies, and sexuality; conceptions of Austrian forms 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 by way of sensations comparable to arrests, suicides, crimes, and trials and how the clicking of that point mentioned on them.

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