"An excellent text--indispensable."--James M. Bruphy, University of Delaware
"All-encompassing for the period."--David R. Stevenson, University of Nebraska, Kearney
"The best book of its kind, period."--Richard R. Laurence, Michigan State University
"Excellent book, enjoyable to read, stimulating to students."--Andrew R. Carlson, Western Michigan University
"Absolutely superb....By far the best book on modern Germany in any language and an excellent starting-point for further reading....Ideal for more advanced students."--Herman Beck, University of Miami
"A work of great erudition, packed with detail and of wide range, dealing with all aspects of government and social life....Readers will welcome such judicious and well-informed guidance through the storm center of recent world politics. Professor Craig is deeply versed in German literature as well as history, and he writes clearly and well. It is salutary for historians to realize that they too are at the mercy of events, even when--like Professor
Craig--they command them."--H.R. Trevor-Roper, The New York Times Book Review
"The best-informed and most reliable guide through the labyrinth of recent German history--and it is superbly readable."--Felix Gilbert, The New York Review of Books.
"Excellent in all respects."--T.E. Smuck, University of Hawaii, Hilo
"...masterly, profound, and indispensable synthesis...Olympian and engage, attentive to all aspects of Germany's history, always perceptive and incisive."--Foreign Affairs, "Significant Books of the Last 75 Years"