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Death in Berlin from Weimar to divided Germany

Author: Monica Black
Publisher: Cambridge Cambridge Univ. Press Washington, DC German Historical Institute 2010
Series: Publications of the German Historical Institute
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Death in Berlin, circa 1930 -- Nazi ways of death -- Death in everyday life -- Death and reckoning -- Death in socialism -- Death and the West
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Genre/Form: History
Geschichte 1930-1961
Named Person: Berlin
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Monica Black
ISBN: 9780521118514 0521118514
OCLC Number: 845636275
Notes: Literaturverz. S. 281 - 300
Awards: Winner of Fraenkel Prize in Contemporary History (Category B), The Wiener Library 2010
Winner of Hans Rosenberg Book Prize, Organization of Central European Historians 2011
Description: XVI, 308 Seiten Illustrationen 24 cm
Contents: Death in Berlin, circa 1930 --
Nazi ways of death --
Death in everyday life --
Death and reckoning --
Death in socialism --
Death and the West.
Series Title: Publications of the German Historical Institute
Responsibility: Monica Black
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Death in Berlin traces the rituals, practices, perceptions, and sensibilities surrounding death over the decades between Germany's defeat in World War I and the construction of the Berlin Wall.  Read more...

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'This is a first-rate and pioneering account of how Germany's 'culture of death' served as a charged intersection of the personal and political in the middle decades of the last century.' Paul Betts, Read more...

 
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