Los Angeles, California, U. One hand presses against her hip. This is a book full of intrigue and less usual reference that prompted new lines of enquiry and connections to develop within my research. Slight rubbing to edges, corners and creasing to the lower corner of the back cover otherwise in very good condition. Anita Berber was Weimar Germany's decadent dancer extraordinaire. Tightly bound, no marks.
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Apart from the new tolerance for behaviour that was technically still illegal, and viewed by a large part of society as immoral, there were other developments in Berlin culture that shocked many visitors to the city. Bookseller Inventory Ask Seller a Question. Demi-Castors Young women from good families who occasionally supplemented their allowances by working in high-class houses in west Berlin. As a result of the economically difficult situation during the Weimar Republic , housing construction, which up to that time had been mainly privately financed and profit-oriented, had found itself at a dead end. The height of Berber's career and nude dancing coincided with the Inflation, and the author depicts this period primarily by its natural, hedonistic response to war and economic distress, although Gordon doesn't dwell on it.
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The Golden Twenties was a vibrant period in the history of Berlin , Germany , Europe and the world in general. Tracking Code Trace where is your parcel. We never share your information and you can unsubscribe at any time. Stanford University Tutors. The classic illustrated exploration of pre-Nazi sex culture in Germany.
Seen as a morality tale for the era, Gordon reports that Berber died from tuberculosis at 29 after a tour of Greece and the Middle East. One of these items is dispatched sooner than the other. It was known for its leadership roles in science, the humanities, music, film, higher education, government, diplomacy, industries and military affairs. Rob Briggs Books Published: It was then that culture blossomed especially. Our program is as easy as and offers super competitive prices.