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Berlin divided City, 1945-1989 (Culture and Society in Germany)

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Description for Berlin divided City, 1945-1989 (Culture and Society in Germany) Paperback. This volume examines how the city was conceived, perceived, & represented during the 4 decades preceding reunification & thereby offers a unique perspective on divided Berlin's identities. Scholars explore the divisions & antagonisms that defined East & West Berlin & present an indispensible study on the politics & culture of the Cold War. Editor(s): Broadbent, Philip; Hake, Sabine. Series: Culture and Society in Germany. Num Pages: 222 pages, 25 ills. BIC Classification: 1DFG; 3JJP; HBJD; HBLW3. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 230 x 154 x 11. Weight in Grams: 314. Series: Culture and Society in Germany. 222 pages, 25 ills. Editor(s): Broadbent, Philip; Hake, Sabine. This volume examines how the city was conceived, perceived, & represented during the 4 decades preceding reunification & thereby offers a unique perspective on divided Berlin's identities. Scholars explore the divisions & antagonisms that defined East & West Berlin & present an indispensible study on the politics & culture of the Cold War. Cateogry: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. BIC Classification: 1DFG; 3JJP; HBJD; HBLW3. Dimension: 230 x 154 x 11. Weight: 314.

A great deal of attention continues to focus on Berlin’s cultural and political landscape after the fall of the Berlin Wall, but as yet, no single volume looks at the divided city through an interdisciplinary analysis. This volume examines how the city was conceived, perceived, and represented during the four decades preceding reunification and thereby offers a unique perspective on divided Berlin’s identities. German historians, art historians, architectural historians, and literary and cultural studies scholars explore the divisions and antagonisms that defined East and West Berlin; and by tracing the little studied similarities and extensive exchanges that occurred despite ... Read more

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Product Details

Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Publisher
Berghahn Books
Number of pages
222
Condition
New
Series
Culture and Society in Germany
Number of Pages
222
Place of Publication
Oxford, United Kingdom
ISBN
9780857458025
SKU
V9780857458025
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Ref
99-15

About
Philip Broadbent is Assistant Professor in the Department of Germanic Studies at the University of Texas at Austin. He has published on literary representations of post- 1990 Berlin and contemporary European fiction. His current book project looks at the emergence of cool aesthetics in West Germany.

Reviews for Berlin divided City, 1945-1989 (Culture and Society in Germany)
“Eschewing the primacy of political history, the authors provide a nuanced picture of a city that, in many respects, was less divided than the Cold War mindset would have us believe…This interesting volume demonstrates the many ways in which East and West Berlin were mutually influential, and how commonalities extended beyond the division.”  ·  English Historical Review ... Read more

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