Synopses & Reviews
Reliving the momentous events in the German capitals history, this volume contends that no other city has changed its face so rapidly in the past century as Berlin. The preWorld War I era is covered before moving onto the 1930s megalomania of Hitler and the overwhelming damage of World War II. Chronicling the citys rebirth, the study depicts its exhaustive reconstruction along with the constitution of the Berlin Wall. The city centers evolution from the 18th to the 21st centuries is also detailed, comparing historical material with current photographs. This bilingual edition includes English and German.
About the Author
Michael Imhof is the author of Berlin: Art and Architecture and Berlin New Architecture.