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The Resource The Berlin Wall : a world divided, 1961-1989, Frederick Taylor

The Berlin Wall : a world divided, 1961-1989, Frederick Taylor

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The Berlin Wall : a world divided, 1961-1989
Title
The Berlin Wall
Title remainder
a world divided, 1961-1989
Statement of responsibility
Frederick Taylor
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
One morning in 1961, the residents of East Berlin found themselves cut off from family, friends and jobs in the West by a tangle of barbed wire that ruthlessly cut a city of four million in two. Within days the barbed wire became a 103-mile-long wall guarded by three hundred watchtowers. A physical manifestation of the Cold War that would stand for nearly thirty years, the Berlin Wall was the fault line between East and West on which rested the fate of all humanity. Historian Taylor weaves together official history, archival materials and personal accounts to tell the complete story of the Wall's rise and fall, from the postwar political tensions that created a divided Berlin to the internal and external pressures that led to the Wall's demise. He also explores the geopolitical ramifications, as well as the impact the Wall had on ordinary lives, still felt today.--From publisher description
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DLC
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
The Berlin Wall : a world divided, 1961-1989, Frederick Taylor
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [469]-472) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm76481596
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
xxi, 486 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780060786137
Lccn
2006052647
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
Label
The Berlin Wall : a world divided, 1961-1989, Frederick Taylor
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [469]-472) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm76481596
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
xxi, 486 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780060786137
Lccn
2006052647
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, map

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