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Feb. 22, 2020

A Teachers Guide to East Germany with Prof. Jeffrey Byford

A Teachers Guide to East Germany with Prof. Jeffrey Byford

Behind The Iron Curtain


Interview with the author of: Behind the Iron Curtain: A Teacher’s Guide to East Germany. Jeffrey discusses teaching Cold War activities through an East German perspective.

Topics in this book include the beginnings of East Germany, the creation of the Stasi, the Berlin Wall, youth and education, a planned economy, life and society of East Germans, and the events that led to the fall of communism. The heart of this book includes eighteen lessons associated with life behind the Iron Curtain.