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soc.genealogy.german Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ), Part 1/4
Section - 4. What introductory or general books should I read?

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     Here is a list of some useful books.  Most of these works have
     bibliographies that will lead you to other useful references.

     Family History Library research outline, _Germany_,
         inexpensive and excellent 52-page guide, also on the LDS site
     Brandt et al., _Germanic Genealogy: A Guide to Worldwide Sources
         and Migration Patterns_, 2nd ed., an excellent 517-page guide
     Riemer, _The German Research Companion_, also excellent
     Baxter, _In Search of Your German Roots_,
         generally available, 3rd edition
     Ribbe and Henning, _Taschenbuch f"ur Familiengeschichtsforschung_,
         12th edition 2001, a standard German reference work
     Burghardt, _Familienforschung_
     Friedrichs, _How to Find My German Ancestors and Relatives_
     Jensen, _A Genealogical Handbook of German Research_, vols. I-II,
         also available on the LDS website
     Palen, _Genealogical Research Guide to Germany_
     _Glenzdorfs Internationales Genealogen Lexikon_, vols. I-III
     Schweitzer, _German Genealogical Research_
     Thode, _Address Book for German Genealogy_
     Thode, _German-English Genealogical Dictionary_
     Dearden & Dearden, _The German Researcher: How to Get the Most
         out of an LDS Family History Center_
     Bentz, _If I Can You Can Decipher Germanic Records_,
         guide to reading handwriting and script
     Smith, _German Church Books: Beyond the Basics_
     Barth, _Auf den Spuren des europ"aischen Amerika-Auswanderers_
     Arbeitsgemeinschaft Ostdeutscher Familienforscher, _Wegweiser_,
         4. Aufl., for East Germany and former German lands in Eastern
         Europe.  Also in English translation.

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