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United city, divided memories? : Cold War legacies in contemporary Berlin

Author: Dirk Verheyen
Publisher: Lanham, MD : Lexington Books, ©2008.
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"United City, Divided Memories? focuses on the basic question of how Berlin today deals with three specific Cold War-era legacies: the presence of the four Great Powers, the East German Stasi, and the Berlin Wall. Dirk Verheyen looks at monuments, museums, and memorial sites as illustrations of Berlin's struggle to craft an effective shared identity that ties together its western and eastern halves. Verheyen's  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Dirk Verheyen
ISBN: 9780739118399 0739118390 9780739118405 0739118404
OCLC Number: 182553050
Description: viii, 301 pages, [10] pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: A city and a nation between memory and future --
Capturing memory and crafting identity --
Occupation, confrontation, departure: the great powers in postwar Berlin --
Soviet traces --
The western allies: a vanishing legacy? --
Great powers on display: A brief tale of two museums --
Bureaucratic shield and repressive sword: rise and demise of the Stasi --
Tyrannical banality on display: the "Stasi-Museum" --
The commemoration of persecution in Hohenschönhausen --
Coming to terms with the "second" German dictatorship --
Monumental schizophrenia: the Berlin Wall and concrete closure --
Commemorating a vanishing moment --
Checkpoint and watchtower museums --
Painting and tracing the wall.
Responsibility: Dirk Verheyen.
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