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Rebuilding the past: East German preservationists as “Time Activists”

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This article examines how political time in the GDR was shaped and contested by architectural preservation during that state’s formative years. In particular, it investigates the role of historic preservationists in the GDR as ‘time activists’ who both contributed to and challenged the construction of an ideologically-informed ‘order of time’. It argues that preservationists in the GDR helped mould, solidify and reinforce ideas of history and time in the physical environments of East German c...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1080/13507486.2021.1881046

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
HUMS
Sub department:
History Faculty
Oxford college:
Christ Church
Role:
Author
Publisher:
Taylor and Francis
Journal:
European Review of History / Revue européenne d'histoire More from this journal
Volume:
28
Issue:
4
Pages:
484-506
Publication date:
2021-08-02
Acceptance date:
2021-01-21
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EISSN:
1469-8293
ISSN:
1350-7486
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
1164239
Local pid:
pubs:1164239
Deposit date:
2021-03-21

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