This reference material was published by the Historical Service on behalf of the Federal Foreign Office. Comprising five volumes, it contains biographical information on all members of the higher Foreign Service between 1871 and 1945.
Papers from the colloquium on 3 August 2010 marking the 90th anniversary of the foundation of the Political Archive of the Foreign Office.
The editors of this volume, Ludwig Biewer and Rainer Blasius, explore German history via its diplomats’ files, which range from Bismarck’s personnel file to the secret report on the two-plus-four debate in the Supreme Soviet of the Soviet Union.
Edited by Martin Kröger. – In the age of mass tourism, the idea that travel used to be something special has become anachronistic. The travel reports by German diplomats in this historical reader convey the wonders of travel in the past very clearly.