East Germany and Detente:  Building Authority after the Wall (Cambridge:  Cambridge University Press, 1985), cloth.

Paperback edition, 2008.

Germany Divided:  From the Wall to Reunification (Princeton:  Princeton University Press, 1992), cloth.

Paperback edition, with an Epilogue, 1993

Transitional Justice and the Rule of Law in New Democracies (Notre Dame:  University of Notre Dame Press, 1997), cloth and paperback.

Rebirth:  A Political History of Europe since World War II
, co-author (Routledge: 1992; second edition, 1999), cloth and paperback.

Judging the Past in Unified Germany
(Cambridge:  Cambridge University Press, 2001), cloth and paperback.

Introduction to Comparative Government
, co-author (Longman, 2005), cloth and paperback.

The Crisis of Modern Times:  Perspectives from the Review of Politics, 1939-1962
, ed. (Notre Dame:  University of Notre Dame Press, 2007), cloth and paperback.

Chinese Edition (xiandai weiji:zhengzhixue pinglun 1939-1962)

Hungarian Edition (A modernitás válsága)


Vanguard of the Revolution:  The Global Idea of the Communist Party (Princeton:  Princeton University Press, 2017).   Paperback edition (2019).

Named one of the best books of 2018 by Foreign Affairs