Journals Higher Education

$35.00

Hardcover

Published: 16 January 2019

264 Pages | 30 hts

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190917760


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Love at Last Sight

Dating, Intimacy, and Risk in Turn-of-the-Century Berlin

Tyler Carrington

  • Presents a microhistory of a non-elite person seeking modern technologies to look for love, akin to online dating today.
  • Highlights the risk involved in socializing in the modern metropolis.
  • Illuminates the single lives of women, gays, and other culturally marginal people in turn-of-the-century Berlin.
  • Offers a readable and colorful life story taken from personal ads, newspapers, and trial records.
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