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Author MacLean, Rory, 1954-
Title Berlin : portrait of a city through the centuries / Rory MacLean.
Publication Info. New York, N.Y. : St. Martin's Press, 2014.
Open Library Cover
Location Call No. Status
 Stack 2  943.1 M    IN LIBRARY
Edition First U.S. edition.
Description viii, 421 pages : illustrations, map ; 25 cm
Note Maps on endpapers.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [395]-402) and index.
Contents Imagine -- Konrad von Cölln , and true love -- Colin Albany and the players -- Frederick the Great, and the making of Prussia -- Karl Friedrich Schinkel, and the dream of a capital -- Lilli Neuss, and the owl -- Walther Rathenau, and lost beauty -- Else Hirsch, and the illusion -- Margarete Böhme, and 'Diary of a lost girl' -- Fritz Haber, and the geography of evil -- Käthe Kollwitz, mother and child -- Christopher Isherwood, in a city of the imagination -- Bertolt Brecht, luck and the epic -- Marlene Dietrich, on becoming -- Leni Riefenstahl, and the fatal flaw -- Albert Speer, and Germania -- Joseph Goebbels, the man who made Hitler -- Dieter Werner, Wall builder -- Bill Harvey, and the tunnel -- John F. Kennedy, and politics as theatre -- David Bowie, and 'Heroes' -- Lieu Van Ha, and the gun -- People, let's dance -- Ilse Philips, in another Berlin -- Imagine Berlin.
Subject Berlin (Germany) -- History.
Berlin (Germany) -- Description and travel.
Berlin (Germany) -- Social life and customs.
Added Title Portrait of a city through the centuries
ISBN 9781250051868 (hardcover) :
125005186X (hardcover)
9781250052407 (e-book)