Paul Betts. The Authority of Everyday Objects: A Cultural History of West German Industrial Design. (Weimar and Now: German Cultural Criticism, number 34.) Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press. 2004. Pp. xiii, 348. $50.00
Katherine Pence, Paul Betts, editors. Socialist Modern: East German Everyday Culture and Politics. (Social History, Popular Culture, and Politics in Germany.) Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press. 2008. Pp. 378. Cloth $70.00, paper $26.95.