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Author Hessel, Franz, 1880-1941, author

Title Walking in Berlin : a flaneur in the capital / Franz Hessel ; with an essay by Walter Benjamin ; translated by Amanda DeMarco
Published Cambridge, Massachusetts The MIT Press, [2017]
©2017
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Description 1 online resource (xix, 284 pages.)
Contents Foreword -- The Flaneur's Return / by Walter Benjamin -- The Suspect -- I Learn a Thing or Two -- A Bit of Work -- Fashion -- Lust for Life -- A Tour -- The Animal Palaces -- Berlin's Boulevard -- The Old West -- Tiergarten -- The Landwehr Canal -- Kreuzberg -- Tempelhof -- Hasenheide -- Through Neukölln Toward Britz -- Steamship Music -- To the East -- The North -- The Northwest -- Friedrichstadt -- Dönhoffplatz -- The Newspaper District -- The Southwest -- Afterword
Summary The first English translation of a lost classic that reinvents the flaneur in Berlin
Notes "First Published in the United Kingdom by Scribe Publications, 2016."--Title page verso
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 271-284)
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject Hessel, Franz, 1880-1941 -- Travel -- Germany -- Berlin.
City and town life -- Germany -- Berlin -- History -- 20th century.
Historic buildings -- Germany -- Berlin.
Historic sites -- Germany -- Berlin.
Neighborhoods -- Germany -- Berlin -- History -- 20th century.
Social change -- Germany -- Berlin -- History -- 20th century.
Walking -- Germany -- Berlin -- History -- 20th century.
Berlin (Germany) -- Description and travel.
Berlin (Germany) -- Social life and customs -- 20th century.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
Author Benjamin, Walter, 1892-1940, writer of introduction
DeMarco, Amanda, translator
ISBN 0262340836 (electronic bk.)
1925307336 (electronic bk.)
9780262340830 (electronic bk.)
9781925307337 (electronic bk.)
Other Titles Spazieren in Berlin. English