Berlin’s Black Market: 1939–1950

  • Authors
  • Malte Zierenberg

Part of the Worlds of Consumption book series (WC)

About this book


This book puts the illegal economy of the German capital during and after World War II into context and provides a new interpretation of Germany's postwar history. The black market, it argues, served as a reference point for the beginnings of the two new German states.


Central Europe culture economics Europe Germany history modern history reform social history social science Transition World War II

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s) 2015
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, New York
  • eBook Packages Palgrave History Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-55431-7
  • Online ISBN 978-1-137-01775-8
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