Diefendorf, Jeffry M.

Transnationalism and the German City

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Table of contents

1. Introduction Transnationalism and the German City
Jeffry M. Diefendorf, Janet Ward

Part I. Contested Urban Publics

2. Enlightenment in the European City: Rethinking German Urbanism and the Public Sphere
Daniel Purdy

3. Posen or Poznań, Rathaus or Ratusz: Nationalizing the Cityscape in the German-Polish Borderland
Elizabeth A. Drummond

4. Inclusion and Segregation in Berlin, the “Social City”
Stephan Lanz

5. “Wild Barbecuing”: Urban Citizenship and the Politics of Transnationality in Berlin’s Tiergarten
Bettina Stoetzer

Part II. Crossing Boundaries in Modern German Planning

6. Transnational Dimensions of German Anti-Modern Modernism: Ernst May in Breslau
Deborah Ascher Barnstone

7. Was There an Ideal Socialist City? Socialist New Towns as Modern Dreamscapes
Rosemary Wakeman

8. Housing as Transnational Provocation in Cold War Berlin
Greg Castillo

9. Transatlantic Crossings of Planning Ideas: The Neighborhood Unit in the USA, UK, and Germany
Dirk Schubert

Part III. City Cultures and the German Transnational Imaginary

10. Princes and Fools, Parades and Wild Women: Creating, Performing, and Preserving Urban Identity through Carnival in Cologne and Basel
Jeffry M. Diefendorf

11. The Local, the National—and the Transnational? Spatial Dimensions in Hamburg’s Memory of World War I during the Weimar Republic
Janina Fuge

12. From the American West to West Berlin: Wim Wenders, Border Crossings, and the Transnational Imaginary
Nicole Huber, Ralph Stern

Part IV. German Urban Heritage for a Transnational Era

13. Post-Postwar Re-Construction of a Destroyed Heimat: Perspectives on German Discourse and Practice
Grischa F. Bertram, Friedhelm Fischer

14. Berlin’s Museum Island: Marketing the German National Past in the Age of Globalization
Tracy Graves

15. The Historic Preservation Fallacy? Transnational Culture, Urban Identity, and Monumental Architecture in Berlin and Dresden
John V. Maciuika

Keywords: History, World History, Global and Transnational History, European History, Modern History, History of Germany and Central Europe, Cultural History, Social History

Publication year
Studies in European Culture and History
Page amount
286 pages
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