The printed volume sets will be released and sent to subscribers shortly, but the whole work is now searchable and freely sampleable on the Exact Editions platform in the service we are running for Berkshire.
Here are some sample entries:
not forgetting the complex index, with a lot of links.
The key thing about a big reference book such as this is that we can enjoy the richness of the search results. 163 hits for ‘Deng’, 17 for ‘HIV’, 106 for ‘Canton’, 16 for ‘Guangzhou’. ‘Nixon’ gets 39! and 4 for ‘Obama’. I wonder how many ‘Obama’ mentions there will be in the next edition?