Faust's metropolis : a history of Berlin (Book, 1998) [WorldCat.org]
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Faust's metropolis : a history of Berlin

Faust's metropolis : a history of Berlin

Author: Alexandra Richie
Publisher: New York : Carroll & Graf, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st Carroll & Graf edView all editions and formats
HIST The ending of the Cold War and the reunification of Germany have brought about an outpouring of books on the new Germany. Richie (Fellow, Wolfson Coll., Oxford) has added this lengthy study of Berlin. With its checkered past, the city stands at the center of the reunited nation's history. According to Richie, the making of an 'instant capital' in Berlin after the demise of the Wall has been fraught with

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Genre/Form: History
History (form)
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alexandra Richie
ISBN: 0786705108 9780786705108
OCLC Number: 38842162
Description: xxviii, 1139 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: I. History, Myth, and the Birth of Berlin --
II. The Capital Of Absolutism --
III. The Emerging Giant --
IV. From Revolution to Realpolitik --
V. The Rise Of Red Berlin --
VI. Imperial Berlin --
VII. The Road to the First World War --
VIII. The Bitter Aftermath of War --
IX. The Golden Twenties --
X. The Betrayal of Weimar --
XI. Nazi Berlin --
Life Before the Storm --
XII. The Second World War --
XIII. The Fall of Berlin --
XIV. The Berlin Crisis and the Cold War --
XV. Flashpoint Berlin --
XVI. East Berlin --
XVII. The Walled City --
West Berlin --
XVIII. The New Capital.
Responsibility: Alexandra Richie.


Traces the history of Berlin from its birth in pre-Roman times through its pivotal position in many of the twentieth century's turning points, including the painful division that resulted from the  Read more...


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