Cryptic Concrete

A Subterranean Journey Into Cold War Germany
Author(s): Ian Klinke
Genre: Science
Original Publish Date: Feb 14, 2018
Product Number: EB00727493
Released: Jun 06, 2018
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781119261124
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
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Cryptic Concrete explores bunkered sites in Cold War Germany in order to understand the inner workings of the Cold War state. -A scholarly work that suggests a reassessment of the history of geo- and bio-politics -Attempts to understand the material architecture that was designed to protect and take life in nuclear war -Zooms in on two types of structures - the nuclear bunker and the atomic missile silo -Analyzes a broad range of sources through the lens of critical theory and argues for an appreciation of the two subterranean structures' complementary nature

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