Black Market, Cold War
Everyday Life in Berlin 1946-1949
By (author) Paul Steege
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Black Market, Cold War by Paul Steege
Book DescriptionThis book explains how and why Berlin became the symbolic capital of the Cold War. It brings the history of the Cold War down to earth by focusing on the messy accounts of daily struggles to survive rather than seamless narratives of diplomatic exchange. By following Berliners as they made their way from ration offices to the black markets, from allied occupation bureaus to the physical and symbolic battles for the city's streets and squares, Paul Steege anchors his account of this emerging global conflict in the fractured terrain of a city literally shattered by World War II. In this history of everyday life, he claims for Berliners a vital role in making possible Berlin's iconic Cold War status. The world saw an absolutely divided city, but everyday Berliners crossed its many boundaries, and these transgressive practices brought into focus the stark oppositions of the Cold War.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780521864961
(228mm x 152mm x 25mm)
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 5-Mar-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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This book explains how and why Berlin became the symbolic capital of the Cold War.
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Author Biography - Paul Steege
Paul Steege is an Associate Professor of History at Villanova University and co-editor of the electronic discussion list H-German.
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