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The Cambridge companion to modern German culture

The Cambridge companion to modern German culture

Author: Eva Kolinsky; Wilfried van der Will
Publisher: Cambridge, UK ; New York, NY : Cambridge University Press, 1998.
Series: Cambridge companions to culture.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
This text offers an account of modern German culture since the onset of industrialization. Chapters trace developments in culture, including national identity, minorities and women, Jews in German society and the functions of folk and massculture.

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Eva Kolinsky; Wilfried van der Will
ISBN: 0521560322 9780521560320 0521568706 9780521568708 9780511999796 0511999798
OCLC Number: 37761828
Description: xix, 365 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: The citizen and the state in modern Germany / Peter Pulzer --
German national identity / John Breuilly --
Elites and class structure / Hans-Georg Betz --
Jews in German society / Andrei S. Markovits, Beth Simone Noveck and Carolyn Höfig --
Non-German minorities, women and the emergence of civil society / Eva Kolinsky --
Critiques of culture / Andrew Bowie --
The functions of 'Volkskultur', mass culture and alternative culture / Wilfried Van Der Will --
The development of German prose fiction / Martin Swales --
Modern German poetry / Karen Leeder --
German drama, theatre and dance / Michael Patterson and Michael Huxley --
Music in modern German culture / Erik Levi --
Modern German art / Irit Rogoff --
Modern German architecture / Iain Boyd Whyte --
German cinema / Martin Brady and Helen Hughes --
The media of mass communication: the press, radio and television / Holger Briel.
Series Title: Cambridge companions to culture.
Responsibility: edited by Eva Kolinsky and Wilfried van der Will.
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