Murder scenes : normality, deviance, and criminal violence in Weimar Berlin (Book, 2010) [WorldCat.org]
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Murder scenes : normality, deviance, and criminal violence in Weimar Berlin

Author: Sace Elder
Publisher: Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, ©2010.
Series: Social history, popular culture, and politics in Germany.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Makes use of police reports, witness statements, newspaper accounts, and professional publications to examine public and private responses to homicidal violence in Berlin during the Weimar era.  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sace Elder
ISBN: 9780472117246 0472117246
OCLC Number: 466344611
Description: ix, 266 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: "Life has recently become cheap" : murder, moral panic, and the uncertainty of normality --
"The untrained gaze of the layperson" : the murder investigation --
"She preferred staying with him to dying of hunger" : the Carl Grossmann sexual murder case --
"A children's paradise" : crime and community in West Berlin --
"What does Langu mean?" : solving murder and dissolving community in Prenzlauer Berg --
"A marriage no better and no worse than many others" : domestic homicide, gender, and everyday violence --
Conclusion: Violence and normality in Weimar Germany.
Series Title: Social history, popular culture, and politics in Germany.
Responsibility: Sace Elder.

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