Bildung
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Bildung, an untranslateable term for the uniquely German tradition of self-cultivation and process of personal and cultural maturation, was a central feature of the bourgeoisification process of German-speaking Jews in the 19th century. Already in the Jewish Enlightenment of the late 18th century an educational ideal ha…

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Uffa Jensen, Berlin, “Bildung”, 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 24 September 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2468-8894_ejhc_COM_0101>
First published online: 2017
First print edition: 20170609



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