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CfP: Occupied Italy 2023 Call for Abstracts

Occupied Italy is a peer-reviewed journal dedicated to the study of the history of the Second World War and its consequences on Italy, from the landing of the Allied troops in Sicily in 1943 up to the Cold War.
For the publication of the third issue of the journal (September 2023), Occupied Italy invites all interested to participate in the Call for Abstract on the theme "From the American enemy to the American myth: the USA in the eyes of Italy between the Second World War and the Cold War”.

Re: H-Diplo|RJISSF Roundtable Review 14-9 on Malkasian, "The American War in Afghanistan" and Whitlock, "The Afghanistan Papers"

In response to Conrad Crane's argument that moral judgments of a policy should be based more on intentions than on outcomes, and that we need a standard of right and wrong that can be applied beforehand, I would suggest that even intentions may be clearer in hindsight than they were at the time decisions were made. If people try really hard to make their actions consistent with their good intentions, and fail, we should give them moral credit.

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Author: 
Martin Hearson
Reviewer: 
Michael Motala

Motala on Hearson, 'Imposing Standards: The North-South Dimension to Global Tax Politics (Cornell Studies in Money)'

Martin Hearson. Imposing Standards: The North-South Dimension to Global Tax Politics (Cornell Studies in Money). Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2021. 246 pp. $19.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-5017-5598-9

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David Moon, Nicholas B. Breyfogle, Alexandra Bekasova, eds.
Reviewer: 
Jennifer Keating

Keating on Moon and Breyfogle and Bekasova, 'Place and Nature: Essays in Russian Environmental History'

David Moon, Nicholas B. Breyfogle, Alexandra Bekasova, eds. Place and Nature: Essays in Russian Environmental History. Cambridgeshire: White Horse Press, 2021. Illustrations, maps. xxi + 343 pp. $95.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-912186-16-7

Author: 
Bernadette Whelan
Reviewer: 
David Woolner

Woolner on Whelan, 'De Valera and Roosevelt: Irish and American Diplomacy in Times of Crisis, 1932–1939'

Bernadette Whelan. De Valera and Roosevelt: Irish and American Diplomacy in Times of Crisis, 1932–1939. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2020. xi + 387 pp. $99.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-108-83017-1.

Reviewed by David Woolner (Marist College) Published on H-Diplo (March, 2022) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Ryan D. Griffiths
Reviewer: 
Nikola Mirilovic

Mirilovic on Griffiths, 'Secession and the Sovereignty Game: Strategy and Tactics for Aspiring Nations'

Ryan D. Griffiths. Secession and the Sovereignty Game: Strategy and Tactics for Aspiring Nations. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2021. Illustrations, tables. xii + 231 pp. $49.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-5017-5474-6