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Faust"s Metropolis

A History of Berlin

by Alexandra Richie

  • 377 Want to read
  • 12 Currently reading

Published by Carroll & Graf Publishers .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • European history (ie other than Britain & Ireland),
  • World history,
  • Social life and customs,
  • History - General History,
  • History: World,
  • Germany,
  • Europe - Germany,
  • History,
  • Berlin (Germany),
  • Intellectual life

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages1168
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8140924M
    ISBN 100786706813
    ISBN 109780786706815
    OCLC/WorldCa42979536

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    Faust's metropolis: a history of Berlin. [Alexandra Richie] -- HIST The ending of the Cold War and the reunification of Germany have brought about an outpouring of books on the new Germany. Richie (Fellow, Wolfson Coll., Oxford) has added this lengthy study of. Her book attempts to remind Berliners of their troubled past, so that they will "accept its consequences" and avoid its excesses, faults, and crimes. Faust's Metropolis: A History of Berlin. By Alexandra Richie. Carroll & Graf, , 1, pp. $ Purchase. Stay informed. Get the latest book reviews delivered to your inbox.

    Faust is the protagonist of a classic German legend, based on the historical Johann Georg Faust (c. –).. The erudite Faust is highly successful yet dissatisfied with his life, which leads him to make a pact with the Devil at a crossroads, exchanging his soul for unlimited knowledge and worldly pleasures. The Faust legend has been the basis for many literary, artistic, cinematic, and. Books > Nonfiction; Share - Faust's Metropolis a History of Berlin Richie Alexandra. Faust's Metropolis a History of Berlin Richie Alexandra. Be the first to write a review. About this product. Current slide {CURRENT_SLIDE} of {TOTAL_SLIDES}- Top picked items. Brand new. $ Pre-owned.


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Faust's Metropolis: A History of Berlin Paperback – November 7, by Alexandra Richie (Author)Cited by: An ambitious undertaking, Faust's Metropolis: A History of Berlin aims to chronicle the history of Germany through the microcosm of its most dramatic city. Alexandra Richie's thousand page tome spans from the time of Nero to Helmut Kohl/5(35).

She is the author of Fausts Metropolis: A History of Berlin which was named one of top ten books of the year by American Publishers Weekly, and Warsaw which won the Newsweek Teresa Torańska Prize for best non-fiction book of and the Kazimierz Moczarski Prize for/5.

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It is not only a book about the GDR; it is a history of Berlin. Full of humour and with an inimitable personal view of the modern capital of reunited Germany, Faust’s Metropolis also offers a scholarly, thematic analysis of the ways in which the city has reinvented itself through the ages, the tensions which historically existed between Berliners and other Germans, the crucial role which Berlin has played in shaping the political and cultural life of Europe/5(14).

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Kindle Store. Go Search Hello Select your address /5(14). 'Faust's Metropolis' follows the rich and inspiring history of this city: from the revolutionary fervour of its teeming slums, the insufferable pomp of Imperial Berlin, and the frantic modernism of Weimar to the brutality of the Nazis and the symbolic defeat of Communism as the Wall came down/5(17).

'This groundbreaking and impressive book tells the city's story, from its origins until the present, like a tragic drama, sweeping and inevitable, yet punctured by Richie's sceptical analysis, her mocking wit, and a cogent dissection of its urban myths. It is an enthralling mixture/5(17).

Faust's Metropolis. In this two part series, we present this excellent essay by Gloom, Doom and Boom contributor Fred Sheehan. This is what. A monumental history accessible to a mass audience.

"Crude" was how Goethe described the city of Berlin inwhile Stendhal wondered why anyone would construct a city in such a desolate place. When it was named the capital of the new nation inother Germans grumbled that Berlin was too Prussian, militaristic, Protestant, and new.

Lacking the shine of Paris or the glory of Rome Author: Alexandra Richie. Filled with the insights of its unique and myriad residents, Faust's Metropolis recounts Berlin's culture, providing the reader with a thorough history and authoritative analysis.

About the Author: Alexandra Richie wrote this book while a Fellow of Wolfson College, Oxford/5(). Metropolis is a novel by the German writer Thea von Harbou. The story is set in in a technologically advanced city, which is sustained by the existence of an underground society of labourers. The son of one of the city's founders falls in love with a girl from the underground society as the two societies begin to clash due to the lack Author: Thea von Harbou.

Alexandra Richie is the author of the critically acclaimed ‘Faust’s Metropolis: A History of Berlin’. Dr Richie received her DPhil at St. Antony's College, Oxford, and was later a. ‘Faust’s Metropolis’ follows the rich and inspiring history of this city: from the revolutionary fervour of its teeming slums, the insufferable pomp of Imperial Berlin, and the frantic modernism of Weimar to the brutality of the Nazis and the symbolic defeat of Communism as the Wall came : Paperback.

Faust's Metropolis by Alexandra Richie,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(). 'Faust's Metropolis' follows the rich and inspiring history of this city: from the revolutionary fervour of its teeming slums, the insufferable pomp of Imperial Berlin, and the frantic modernism of Weimar to the brutality of the Nazis and the symbolic defeat of Communism as the Wall came down.

Unique in scope and scholarship, this landmark history of Berlin presents enthralling, encyclopedic coverage of this ever-changing city, a vivid social portrait of its citizens, and a thorough evaluation of its political and cultural legacy.

33 photos and maps. Canadian environmental policy ecosystems, politics, and process, Robert Boardman,Political Science, pages. This book's common theme is the character and significance of the. The book follows a story template similar to the opera Faust, but is an updated version. Rebel Studios, an independent label originally published it, but it was later picked up by Avatar Press and a subsequent sequel series was created.Faust's Metropolis A History of Berlin.

By ALEXANDRA RICHIE Carroll & Graf Publishers, Inc. Read the Review. History, Myth, and the Birth of Berlin. Tacitus also seems to have had a definite moral or political purpose in mind when writing the book.

Germania was published in the reign of the Emperor Trajan, who had served in the German. 'Faust's Metropolis' follows the rich and inspiring history of this city: from the revolutionary fervour of its teeming slums, the insufferable pomp of Imperial Berlin, and the frantic modernism of Weimar to the brutality of the Nazis and the symbolic defeat of Communism as the Wall came : Alexandra Richie.