German Democratic Republic, 1949-1990
(see also Germany, Germany: Nazi Regime, West Germany, 1945-1990, Eastern Europe, General & Germany since 1990)
CIA World Factbook. Includes map.
On the Web: Specialized Sites
In the Library: Non-Fiction Books
Fulbrook, Mary (ed.) German History Since 1800 (NY: Oxford, 1997).
__________. Anatomy of a Dictatorship: Inside the GDR 1949-1989 (NY: Oxford, 1995).
Funder, Anna. Stasiland: True Stories from Behind the Berlin Wall (London: Granta, 2004).
Harrison, Hope M. Driving the Soviets Up the Wall: Soviet-East German Relations, 1953-1961 (Princeton NJ: Princeton, 2004).
Landsman, Mark. Dictatorship & Demand: The Politics of Consumerism in East Germany (Cambridge MA: Harvard, 2005).
Major, Patrick & Jonathan Osmond (ed.) The Workers' & Peasants' State: Communism & Society in East Germany under Ulbricht (Manchester: Manchester U., 2002).
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In the Library: Photography
"Coming Out" , dir. Heiner Carow, 108m. From First Run Features.
"Goodbye, Lenin!" , dir. Wolfgang Becker, 121m. In video stores.
"Hot Summer" , dir. Joachim Hasler, 91m. From First Run Features.
"The Legend of Paul & Paula" , dir. Heiner Carow, 106m. From First Run Features.