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Bundesrepublik Deutschland und Berlin
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ISBN: 3534054849 Year: 1975 Publisher: Darmstadt Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft,

Berlin : illustrierte Chronik bis 1870
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ISBN: 3320008315 Year: 1988 Publisher: Berlin Dietz,

Berlin zum Beispiel : Geschichten aus der Stadt.
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ISBN: 3442722721 Year: 1997 Publisher: München Goldmann,


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Mr. Norris changes trains
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ISBN: 0701204079 Year: 1961 Publisher: London : Penguin books,

Alfred Döblin zum Beispiel: Stadt und Literatur, Katalog zur gleichnamigen Ausstellung im Kunstamt Kreuzberg, Berlin, 1.9.-31.10.1987
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ISBN: 3885202387 Year: 1987 Publisher: Berlin Elefanten Press

The Berlin of George Grosz: drawings, watercolours and prints, 1912-1930
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ISBN: 0300072066 0300072112 Year: 1997 Publisher: New Haven, Conn. Yale University Press

Berlin : the spatial structure of a divided city
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ISBN: 0416922201 Year: 1988 Publisher: London New York Routledge


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Language and Enlightenment : the Berlin debates of the eighteenth century
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ISBN: 9780199661664 Year: 2012 Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press,

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What is the role of language in human cognition? Could we attain self-consciousness and construct our civilisation without language? Such were the questions at the basis of eighteenth-century debates on the joint evolution of language, mind, and culture. 'Language and Enlightenment' highlights the importance of language in the social theory, epistemology, and aesthetics of the Enlightenment. While focusing on the Berlin Academy under Frederick the Great, Avi Lifschitz situates the Berlin debates within a larger temporal and geographical framework. He argues that awareness of the historicity and linguistic rootedness of all forms of life was a mainstream Enlightenment notion rather than a feature of the so-called 'Counter-Enlightenment'. Enlightenment authors of different persuasions investigated whether speechless human beings could have developed their language and society on their own. Such inquiries usually pondered the difficult shift from natural signs like cries and gestures to the artificial, articulate words of human language.

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