Architecture
(4,303 words)

In the course of the professionalization and privatization of the construction industry since the early 19th century, Jews began to pursue the profession of architect. As a result of emancipation, bourgeoisification (Verbürgerlichung), and economic prosperity, they increasingly became active as developers. The emphasis on objectivity against irrational and mystifying tendencies, a…

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Ulrich Maximilian Schumann, Karlsruhe, “Architecture”, in: Encyclopedia of Jewish History and Culture Online, Original German Language Edition: Enzyklopädie Jüdischer Geschichte und Kultur. Im Auftrag der Sächsischen Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Leipzig herausgegeben von Dan Diner. © J.B. Metzler, Stuttgart/Springer-Verlag GmbH Deutschland 2011–2017.. Consulted online on 23 November 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2468-8894_ejhc_COM_0046>
First published online: 2017
First print edition: 20170409



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