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Life Among the Ruins: Cityscape and Sexuality in Cold War Berlin (Genders and Sexualities in History)

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As home to 1920s debauchery and excess and Hitler's Final Solution, Berlin's physical and symbolic landscape was an important staging ground for the highs and lows of modernity. Life among the Ruins asks how postwar attempts to rebuild infrastructure and identity necessitated an engagement with past practices set in motion long before 1945. Berliners were forced to adapt s
Hardcover, 336 pages
Published December 15th 2011 by Palgrave Macmillan (first published October 14th 2011)
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