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Where the world ended : re-unification and identity in the German borderland

Berdahl, Daphne, 1964-2007

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  • Creator Daphne Berdahl
  • Format Books
  • Publication Berkeley, Calif. : University of California Press, [1999] ©1999
  • Physical Details
    • 1 online resource (xiii, 294 pages) : illustrations, 2 maps
  • ISBNs 9780520921320, 0520921321, 0585129576, 9780585129570, 9780520214767, 0520214765, 9780520214774, 0520214773, 0520214765, 0520214773
  • OCLC ocm43476577

Summary

  • Focusing on the re-unification of Germany, this text asks what happens when a political and economic system collapses overnight. It concentrates especially on how these changes have affected certain "border zones" of daily life - including social organization, gender and religion.

Notes

  • "An earlier version of chapter 7 appeared in A user's guide to German cultural studies ... Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1997"--Title page verso.
  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 263-283) and index.

Contents

  • Machine generated contents note: 1. Village on the Border -- 2. Publicity, Secrecy, and the Politics of Everyday Life -- 3. Seventh Station -- 4. Consuming Differences -- 5. Borderlands -- 6. Designing Women -- 7. Dis-membered Border -- Epilogue: The Tree of Unity
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