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Dear H-Diplo Members:

Please find below three announcements. -Ed.

1. CfP: “What does Heritage Change?” - Association of Critical Heritage Studies - Third Biannual Conference, Montreal, 7-10th June 2016

2. Wilson Center Talk: “The Endgame: Who Got What From the Iran Talks?” (RSVP recommended)

3. National Security Archive: The Pentagon's Spies: Newly Available Documents Trace Evolution of Spy Units through Obama Administration

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H-Diplo Roundtable XVI, 30 on Nixon, Kissinger, and the Shah [6 July 2015]

H-Diplo Roundtable Review
Volume XVI, No. 30 (2015)
6 July 2015

Roundtable Editors:  Thomas Maddux and Diane Labrosse
Roundtable and Web Production Editor:  George Fujii
Commissioned for H-Diplo by Thomas R. Maddux

Introduction by Malcolm Byrne

 

Roham Alvandi.  Nixon, Kissinger, and the ShahOxford:  Oxford University Press, 2014.  ISBN:  9780199375691 (hardcover, $55.00).

Author: 
Lisa Baldez
Reviewer: 
Eileen Boris

Boris on Baldez, 'Defying Convention: U.S. Resistance to the UN Treaty on Women's Rights'


Lisa Baldez. Defying Convention: U.S. Resistance to the UN Treaty on Women's Rights. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2014. 250 pp. $28.99 (paper), ISBN 978-1-107-41682-6; $85.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-107-07148-3.

Reviewed by Eileen Boris (University of California, Santa Barbara)
Published on H-Diplo (July, 2015)
Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

Author: 
Linda Heywood, Allison Blakely, Charles Stith, Joshua C. Yesnowitz, eds.
Reviewer: 
Aaron Dowdall

Dowdall on Heywood and Blakely and Stith and Yesnowitz, 'African Americans in U.S. Foreign Policy: From the Era of Frederick Douglass to the Age of Obama'


Linda Heywood, Allison Blakely, Charles Stith, Joshua C. Yesnowitz, eds. African Americans in U.S. Foreign Policy: From the Era of Frederick Douglass to the Age of Obama. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2015. 264 pp. $28.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-252-08041-8; $95.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-252-03887-7.

Reviewed by Aaron Dowdall (University of Wisconsin - Madison)
Published on H-Diplo (July, 2015)
Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

H-Diplo Article Review 537 on “The Interdependent Hegemon: the United States and the Quest for Strategic Raw Materials during the Early Cold War.” [3 July 2015]

H-Diplo Article Reviews
No. 537
Published on 3 July 2015

H-Diplo Article Review Editors:  Thomas Maddux and Diane Labrosse
Web and Production Editor: George Fujii
Commissioned for H-Diplo by Thomas Maddux

[PDF] H-Diplo Article Review 537 [3 July 2015]

Description: 

PDF version of H-Diplo Article Review 537 on Mats Ingulstad.  “The Interdependent Hegemon: the United States and the Quest for Strategic Raw Materials during the Early Cold War.”  The International History Review 37:1 (2015): 59-79.  DOI:  10.1080/07075332.2013.879911.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/07075332.2013.879911

National Security Archive: Srebrenica Conference Documents Detail Path to Genocide from 1993 to 1995

Srebrenica Conference Documents Detail Path to Genocide from 1993 to 1995

Documents show contradictions between New York UN declarations and ground realities, resistance from member states to back up resolutions

Pages

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Author: 
Lisa Baldez
Reviewer: 
Eileen Boris

Boris on Baldez, 'Defying Convention: U.S. Resistance to the UN Treaty on Women's Rights'


Lisa Baldez. Defying Convention: U.S. Resistance to the UN Treaty on Women's Rights. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2014. 250 pp. $28.99 (paper), ISBN 978-1-107-41682-6; $85.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-107-07148-3.

Reviewed by Eileen Boris (University of California, Santa Barbara)
Published on H-Diplo (July, 2015)
Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

Author: 
Linda Heywood, Allison Blakely, Charles Stith, Joshua C. Yesnowitz, eds.
Reviewer: 
Aaron Dowdall

Dowdall on Heywood and Blakely and Stith and Yesnowitz, 'African Americans in U.S. Foreign Policy: From the Era of Frederick Douglass to the Age of Obama'


Linda Heywood, Allison Blakely, Charles Stith, Joshua C. Yesnowitz, eds. African Americans in U.S. Foreign Policy: From the Era of Frederick Douglass to the Age of Obama. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2015. 264 pp. $28.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-252-08041-8; $95.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-252-03887-7.

Reviewed by Aaron Dowdall (University of Wisconsin - Madison)
Published on H-Diplo (July, 2015)
Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

Author: 
Norton Wheeler
Reviewer: 
Zachary Fredman

Fredman on Wheeler, 'Role of American NGOs in China's Modernization: Invited Influence'


Norton Wheeler. Role of American NGOs in China's Modernization: Invited Influence. Asia's Transformations Series. New York: Routledge, 2014. 240 pp. $54.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-138-02275-1; $140.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-415-50657-1.

Reviewed by Zachary Fredman (Boston University)
Published on H-Diplo (June, 2015)
Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

Author: 
Michael P. Colaresi
Reviewer: 
D.M. (Deirdre) Curtin

Curtin on Colaresi, 'Democracy Declassified: Oversight and the Secrecy Dilemma in Liberal States'


Michael P. Colaresi. Democracy Declassified: Oversight and the Secrecy Dilemma in Liberal States. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2014. 400 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-938977-3.

Reviewed by D.M. (Deirdre) Curtin (University of Amsterdam)
Published on H-Diplo (June, 2015)
Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

A Red Queens Race

Author: 
Mark A. Bradley
Reviewer: 
Kristie Macrakis

Macrakis on Bradley, 'A Very Principled Boy: The Life of Duncan Lee, Red Spy and Cold Warrior'


Mark A. Bradley. A Very Principled Boy: The Life of Duncan Lee, Red Spy and Cold Warrior. New York: Basic Books, 2014. 384 pp. $29.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-465-03009-5.

Reviewed by Kristie Macrakis (Georgia Institute of Technology)
Published on H-Diplo (June, 2015)
Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

A Red Spy That Got Away