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The Habsburg town of Brody located in East Galicia on the border to the Russian Empire is paradigmatic of the Eastern European experience in the second half of the 19th and early 20th centuries. Like no other writer, Joseph Roth made Brody a place of memory par excellence in his literary work. Roth saw his chance of advancement only in the escape from his birthplace, but his memory of his Galician home never left him. His memory of Brody is a central el…

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Hans Otto Horch, “Brody”, 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 February 2024 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2468-8894_ejhc_COM_0122>
First published online: 2017
First print edition: 20170409

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