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Donauland Section
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The Alpine society Donauland Section (Sektion Donauland) was founded in Vienna in 1921 by mostly Jewish mountaineers. Created in reaction to the prevailing antisemitism in the German and Austrian Alpine Club (DuÖAV), the Section harked back to an earlier period of multifaceted Jewish involvement in European Alpine exploration. While these activities in the 19th century had been an…

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Loewy, Hanno, “Donauland Section”, 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 22 September 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2468-8894_ejhc_COM_0793>
First published online: 2017
First print edition: 20180401



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