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Architecture, politics, & identity in divided Berlin / Emily Pugh.

Author/creator Pugh, Emily
Format Electronic and Book
Publication InfoPittsburgh, Pa. : University of Pittsburgh Press, [2014]
Descriptionxii, 440 pages : illustrations, maps ; 26 cm
Supplemental Content Full text available from Ebook Central - Academic Complete
Variant title Architecture, politics, and identity in divided Berlin
Series Culture, politics, and the built environment
Contents Introduction: Divided Capital, Dividing Capital -- Modern Capital, Divided Capital : Berlin before the Wall -- A Capital without a Country : Shaping West Berlin's Image in the Early Cold War -- The Unbridled Buildup of Socialism : Defining and Critiquing Heimat-GDR -- The Dreamed-of GDR : Public Space, Private Space, and National Identity in the Honecker Era -- Capital of the Counterculture : West Berlin and the Changing Divides of the Cold War West -- Back to the Center : Restoring West Berlin's Image and Identity -- Collapsing Borders : Housing, Berlin's 750th Anniversary, and the End of the GDR -- Conclusion: Constructing the Capital of the Berlin Republic -- Appendix: Governing Entities and Nomenclature, 1949-1989.
Scope and content "Emily Pugh provides an original comparative analysis of selected works of architecture and urban planning in East and West Berlin during the 'Wall era,' to reveal the importance of these structures to the formation of political, cultural, and social identities"-- Provided by publisher.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references (pages 411-433) and index.
Access restrictionAvailable only to authorized users.
Technical detailsMode of access: World Wide Web
Genre/formElectronic books.
LCCN 2013049108
ISBN9780822963028 (paperback : acid-free paper)

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