The city in Central Europe : culture and society from 1800 to the present / edited by Malcolm Gee, Tim Kirk, and Jill Steward

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Subjects: Cities and towns--Europe, Central--History
Europe, Central--Civilization--19th century
Europe, Central--Civilization--20th century
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Aldershot, England ; Brookfield, Vt. : Ashgate, c1999
LC Classification: D, DA, DAW
Physical Description: x, 276 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm
Table of Contents: List of figures
Contributors
Acknowledgements
Introduction 1
1. A city in distress?: Paul Brocker and the new architecture of Hamburg, 1900-1918 / Matthew Jefferies 9
2. From the garden to the factory: urban visions in Czechoslovakia between the wars / Jane Pavitt 27
3. Networks and boundaries: German art centres and their satellites, 1815-1914 / Robin Lenman 45
4. The Berlin art world, 1918-1933 / Malcolm Gee 63
5. Cultural institutions as urban innovations: the Czech lands, Poland and the eastern Baltic, 1750-1900 / Lud'a Klusakova 85
6. Castles, cabarets and cartoons: claims on Polishness in Krakow around 1905 / David Crowley 101
7. 'Gruss aus Wien': urban tourism in Austria-Hungary before the First World War / Jill Steward 123
8. Big-city Jews: Jewish big city - the dialectics of Jewish assimilation in Vienna c. 1900 / Steven Beller 145
9. Popular culture and politics in imperial Vienna / Tim Kirk 159
10. 'Making a living from disgrace': the politics of prostitution, female poverty and urban gender codes in Budapest and Vienna, 1860-1920 / Susan Zimmermann 175
11. Coping with social and economic crisis: the Viennese experience, 1929-1933 / Gerhard Melinz 197
12. Walter Ruttmann's Berlin: Symphony of a City: traffic-mindedness and the city in interwar Germany / Anthony McElligott 209
13. Wim Wenders and Berlin / Sabine Jaccaud 239
Select bibliography 255
Index 267
Additional Authors: Gee, Malcolm
Kirk, Tim, 1958-
Steward, Jill
Notes: LCCN: 98053573
ISBN: 1859284426 (hardback : alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references (p. [255]-265) and index
OCLC Number: 41184672
ISBN/ISSN: 1859284426