The definitive story of the rise of Borussia Dortmund Towards the beginning of the twenty-first century, Borussia Dortmund were on the verge of going out of business. Now they are an international phenomenon - one of the most popular clubs and fastest-growing football brands in the world. Every fortnight, an incredible number of foreigners eschew their own clubs and domestic leagues and travel to Dortmund to watch football, while people from all corners of the world dream of doing the same - of standing on the largest terrace in the world, the Yellow Wall. How did this happen? How could a club that hasn´t won a European trophy in twenty years so thoroughly capture people´s imaginations? Building the Yellow Wall tells the story of Dortmund´s roller-coaster ride from humble beginnings and lean decades to the revolution under Jürgen Klopp and subsequent amazing success and popularity. But it also tells the story of those people who have done as much for the club´s profile as any player, coach or chairman - Dortmund´s unique supporters.
Among Women, the first book published by Iranian-German photographer Samaneh Khosravi, is both authentic photo reportage and an arresting illustrated book: it is a story of women in Iran, who have a very unique physical awareness of beauty and aesthetics that they also want to experience. In doing so, the young Iranian population Set fashion trends that satisfy Islamic dress codes and also highlight their own personalities. Having gained great proximity to the Subjects, Khosravi succeeds in obtaining intimate and direct insights into the lives of these young women and the way in which they see themselves. Biography: 1984 born in Iran 2003-08 studies of photography, Azad University, Tehran 2008 relocation to Germany 2010-14 studies of photography, Fachhochschule Dortmund currently master studies, Fachhochschule Dortmund main focuses of work: documentary and photo reportage lives and works in Bochum
´´Geographies of Love´´ is the first study to explore the cultural lifeworlds of British, Australian and Indian chick- and ladlit characters. Offering unique case studies including ´´Bridget Jones´s Diary´´, ´´About a Boy´´ and ´´Almost Single´´, the book explores how women and men search for love and how they commit themselves to romances in specific spaces and places: the home and the office as well as shops, clubs and bars.This cross-disciplinary study provides scholars, students and keen readers with multiple points of access and easily-relatable situations. It applies the complex phenomenon of cultural geographies within the field of literary studies and sheds new light on a most passionate feeling.´´[The book] makes most refreshing reading and offers innovative insights into highly complex cultural as well as spatial aspects of romance and their representation in literature one might not have expected in an analysis of the grand universal topic - ´boy meets girl.´´´ Kerstin Hamacher-Lubitz, Anglistik, 28/2 (2017) ´´A highly interesting study.´´ Kerstin Hamacher-Lubitz, International Journal of English Studies, 28/2 (2017)Christian Lenz (PhD) teaches British literary and cultural studies at TU Dortmund University. His research interests include cultural geographies, British horror and romantic and erotic literature.