My recommended books about East Germany in English with Professor Byford.

Professor Jeffrey Byford, author of the Teachers Guide to East Germany (full interview on Episode 19 of the Radio GDR Podcast) shares with us some of his favorite books about East Germany in English.

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Ost-Berlin by Harald Hauswald and Lutz Rathenow (in both German and English)

The East German Handbook by the Wende Museum

The People’s State by Mary Fulbrook

Stasi: The Untold Story of the East German Secret Police by John Koehler

Repainting the Little Red Schoolhouse by John Rodden

The Iron Curtain Kid by Oliver Fritz

Ghost Strasse by Simon Burnett

Anatomy of a Dictatorship by Mary Fulbrook

The GDR by Jens Schone

Socialist Modern by Katherine Pence and Paul Betts

Do check out our interview with Professor Byford about his book Behind The Iron Curtain – A Teachers Guide to East Germany.

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