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Another one of Jewry's golden ages

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Submitted by Olga Stefan (United States), Feb 24, 2005 at 23:50

...was Vienna before WWl. It was vividly described by Stefan Zweig in his charming, self-effacing, and colorful memoirs, Die Welt von Gestern (The World of Yesterday): it was the world of Zweig's parents' generation who had for 40 years enjoyed the liberties accorded them by Emperor Franz Joseph, and who given the opportunity and being ingenious as well as industrious had become prosperous and educated, while their free spirited sons and daughters turned avidly toward the arts and culture, making Vienna one of the most important centers of modernism.
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