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Published: 21 February 2019

264 Pages | 30 hts


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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