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LIFE IN THE METROPOLIS: A SOCIAL HISTORY OF BERLIN AND LONDON 1900-1930
Country - Partner Institution - Programs: Germany - Free University of Berlin - 'Free Univ. Berlin'
UC Course SubjectEuropean Studies
History
Number & Suffix: 165 H
Full UC Title: LIFE IN THE METROPOLIS: A SOCIAL HISTORY OF BERLIN AND LONDON 1900-1930 
Transcript Title: BERLIN LNDN 1900-30 
UC QTR Units - Division: 4.5 - Upper Division 
Course Description: This course takes a close look at city life from the beginning of the twentieth century to the First World War, the post-war years, the so-called “Roaring Twenties” until the Great Depression. The course introduces to students to what life was like in Berlin and London. It covers the lifestyles of people in different social classes and discusses the experiences of metropolitan everyday life. Also considered are the effects that urbanization and the boom in urban popular culture, leisure, and consumption had on their lives. By adopting a comparative approach, the course traces and examines similarities and differences in the social history of these two big cities over a time span of thirty years and thereby critically assess an important aspect of European history. Students are expected to discuss and analyze aspects of social and cultural history. 
Language of Instruction: English
 
Partner Title: LIFE IN THE METROPOLIS: A SOCIAL HISTORY OF BERLIN AND LONDON 1900-1930 
Partner University Department: Deutsche Philologie 
Partner University Course Number: 16861