Berlin: Portrait of a City

July 31, 2019 - Comment

Presenting the spirit of Berlin, this book is a photographic journey into the city’s history. Devastated by two world wars, divided during the Cold War, and liberated with the destruction of the wall, Berlin has survived extraordinary circumstances over the course of its history and emerged as a center of European power and culture. From

Presenting the spirit of Berlin, this book is a photographic journey into the city’s history. Devastated by two world wars, divided during the Cold War, and liberated with the destruction of the wall, Berlin has survived extraordinary circumstances over the course of its history and emerged as a center of European power and culture. From 1860 to the present day, this book presents the story of Berlin in photographs, portraits, maps, and aerial views., With nearly 700 pages of emotional, atmospheric images, this is the most comprehensive photographic study on Berlin ever made. More than a tribute to the city and its history, this book especially pays homage to Berlin’s inhabitants: full of hope and strength, in their faces is reflected Berlin’s undying soul. Also included is: an index of photographers’ biographies.

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Anonymous says:

so it must be pretty accurate. I bought this for my grandma who grew up in Berlin through much of the history covered here. The richness and volume of photographs was enough to make her well up, so it must be pretty accurate…

Anonymous says:

This is a wonderful photographic documentary of an exceptional city over time This is a wonderful photographic documentary of an exceptional city over time, from opulence to war, through to recovery and ambition. If you have memories of Berlin, you need this book.

Anonymous says:

Five Stars Great book. Well worth the money but it’s heavy!

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