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German Democratic Republic, 1949-1990

(see also Germany, Germany: Nazi Regime, West Germany, 1945-1990, Eastern Europe, General & Germany since 1990)

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CIA World Factbook. Includes map.

New Internationalist Profile.

UN Development Program, Human Development Indicators.

World Guide.

On the Web: Articles

On the Web: Specialized Sites

In the Library: Articles

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).

In the Library: Fiction

In the Library: For Young Readers

In the Library: Poetry

In the Library: Drama

In the Library: Photography

CD & Audio

Film & Video

"Coming Out" [1989], dir. Heiner Carow, 108m. From First Run Features.

"Goodbye, Lenin!" [2003], dir. Wolfgang Becker, 121m. In video stores.

"Hot Summer" [1968], dir. Joachim Hasler, 91m. From First Run Features.

"The Legend of Paul & Paula" [1973], dir. Heiner Carow, 106m. From First Run Features.

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