Berlin and Its Culture: A Historical Portrait

Berlin and Its Culture: A Historical Portrait

by Ronald Taylor
     
 

ISBN-10: 0300072007

ISBN-13: 9780300072006

Pub. Date: 12/28/1997

Publisher: Yale University Press

This beautiful book--a full cultural portrait of Berlin--reveals the spirit of this vital and important city by focusing on the culture it produced from its medieval beginnings to the reunification of 1990. Lavishly illustrated the book surveys the literature, philosophy, music, theater, and visual and decorative arts that emerged from, and were expressive of, the…  See more details below

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This beautiful book--a full cultural portrait of Berlin--reveals the spirit of this vital and important city by focusing on the culture it produced from its medieval beginnings to the reunification of 1990. Lavishly illustrated the book surveys the literature, philosophy, music, theater, and visual and decorative arts that emerged from, and were expressive of, the evolving social patterns of the city. 50 color and 160 b&w illustrations. Size C. 448 pp.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780300072006
Publisher:
Yale University Press
Publication date:
12/28/1997
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
432
Product dimensions:
7.07(w) x 10.07(h) x 1.27(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Map
IPrehistoric and Medieval Times1
IIThe Age of the Reformation14
IIIThe Consolidation of Prussia29
IVThe Age of Enlightenment55
VRomanticism89
VIRealism and Revolution114
VIIThe Self-Assurance of Empire153
VIIIThe Years of the Weimar Republic210
IXNazi Berlin262
XTwo Berlins287
Postscript386
Sources393
Bibliography398
Illustration Credits404
Index406

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