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Regular private gatherings of scholars and artists in the form of so-called salons became established in Europe from the 17th century onward. These salons brought together people from different social classes, religions, and nationalities based on their shared artistic, musical, literary, and political interests, practicing a new culture of social exchange and not infrequently encouraging social dynamics. In the wake of the Enlighten…

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Bilski, Emily D., “Salon”, 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 01 October 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2468-8894_ejhc_COM_0766>
First published online: 2017
First print edition: 20221116

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