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What I saw : reports from Berlin, 1920-1933

Author: Joseph Roth; Michael Hofmann; Michael Bienert
Publisher: New York : Norton, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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" ... Roth's essays record the violent social and political paroxysms that threatened to undo the precarious democracy that was the Weimar Republic."--Dust jacket.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joseph Roth; Michael Hofmann; Michael Bienert
ISBN: 0393051676 9780393051674
OCLC Number: 50730714
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 227 p. : ill., map ; 22 cm.
Contents: What I Saw --
Going for a Walk --
The Jewish Quarter --
The Orient on Hirtenstrasse --
Refugees from the East --
Solomon's Temple in Berlin --
Wailing Wall --
Displaced Persons --
Nights in Dives --
With the Homeless --
The Steam Baths at Night --
Schiller Park --
The Unnamed Dead --
Traffic --
The Resurrection --
The Ride Past the Houses --
Passengers with Heavy Loads --
Some Reflections on Traffic --
Affirmation of the Triangular Railway Junction --
Berlin Under Construction --
Skyscrapers --
Architecture --
The Very Large Department Store --
"Stone Berlin" --
Bourgeoisie and Bohemians --
The Man in the Barbershop --
Richard Without a Kingdom --
The Word at Schwannecke's --
The Kurfurstendamm --
Berlin's Pleasure Industry --
The Philosophy of the Panopticum --
An Hour at the Amusement Park --
The Twelfth Berlin Six-Day Races --
The Conversion of a Sinner in Berlin's UFA Palace --
The Berlin Pleasure Industry --
An Apolitical Observer Goes to the Reichstag --
The Tour Around the Victory Column --
A Visit to the Rathenau Museum --
Election Campaign in Berlin --
An Apolitical Observer Goes to the Reichstag --
Farewell to the Dead --
Look Back in Anger --
The Auto-da-Fe of the Mind.
Other Titles: Joseph Roth in Berlin.
Responsibility: Joseph Roth ; translated with an introduction by Michael Hofmann ; German selection by Michael Bienert.

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