Jews and the Making of the Modern Cultural Industry
Thursday, 13 February 2014 from 18:15 to 20:00 (GMT)
San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
From the middle of the 19th century a burgeoning cultural industry developed in Europe and North America: publishers, a music industry, the theatre, and, in the early 20th century, the film industry. Jews had a significant role in these developments. The lecture seeks to establish the extent of their contribution and the causes behind it.