Michael Wildt, Christoph Kreutzmüller: Berlin 1933 - 1945. Siedler Verlag (Hardcover, 20th century, c 1900 to c 1999, Germany)

Berlin 1933 - 1945

City and society under National Socialism

Original Title: Berlin 1933-1945

Hardcover with jacket, 496 pages, 15.0 x 22.7 cm, 5.9 x 8.9 in.
ISBN: 978-3-8275-0016-8
€ 24.99 [D] | € 25.70 [A] | CHF 34.90 * (* rec. retail price) recommended retail price

Publishing House: Siedler

Date of publication: January 21, 2013
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Michael  Wildt  (Editor), Christoph  Kreutzmüller  (Editor) - Berlin 1933 - 1945
 
 
 

 

The first comprehensive history of Berlin under the Nazis

As the capital city of the Reich, Berlin was the main scene of political, social and cultural conflicts. The Nazis may have tried to curb the cosmopolitan atmosphere of this cultural metropolis, yet they were happy to exploit the city – particularly during the Olympic Games – as a figurehead. There were not only companies of world renown based here but also thousands of medium-sized and small business enterprises; on the one hand Berlin was potentially a first-rank defence location, on the other it was a working-class stronghold. As a centre of Jewish life, Berlin was not only particularly affected by the persecution of the Jews but also offered the Jews possibilities of asserting themselves in ways that would have been unthinkable elsewhere.

Renowned historians expertly describe Berlin’s position of pre-eminent political, cultural and economic importance under the Nazis.

"A truly enthralling book, which wends its way through demographic classes and social topics."

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