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By Janet Ward

Germany of the Nineteen Twenties bargains a beautiful second in modernity, a time while floor values first turned determinants of flavor, job, and profession: modernity was once nonetheless smooth, spectacle was once nonetheless stunning. Janet Ward's luminous examine revisits Weimar Germany through the lens of metropolitan visible tradition, interpreting the ability that Nineteen Twenties Germany holds for modern-day visible codes of consumerism.

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