First published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
"Outstanding… Highly recommended for all academic and large public libraries." -- Library Journal
"An extroidinary two-volume tome that explores the full diversity of modern German history. The result is a rich and invaluable work that is both easy to read and informative…[A]n impressive reference work for both student and scholar." -- The Book Report
"…masterful…a valuable tool…Recommended." -- The Book Report
"An aesthetically pleasing page design encourages browsing. Highly recommended for reference collections concerned with German studies." -- Choice
"This is the first such work on modern German to be printed in English. As such, it is highly recommended for all academic and large public libraries. It is an invaluable starting point for the researcer interested in learning more about Germany and its people, history and vibrant culture." -- Reference Books Bulletin/Booklist
"The entries provide a level of accuracy that is uncommon in general reference works, making reliability the greatest strength of this work…A reliable, convenient, and broad reference work." -- Canadian Journal of History
"Will be use to anyone interested in modern German politics, society, and culture. We are all in Professors Busc and Doerr's debt." -- Laurentain University