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H-Diplo Article Review 867- Kitamura on Mettler. “Godzilla versus Kurosawa: Presentation and Interpretation of Japanese Cinema in the Post World War II United States.”

H-Diplo Article Review No. 867
20 June 2019

Article Review Editors: Thomas Maddux and Diane Labrosse
Web and Production Editor: George Fujii

Meghan Warner Mettler.  “Godzilla versus Kurosawa:  Presentation and Interpretation of Japanese Cinema in the Post World War II United States.”  Journal of American-East Asian Relations 25:4 (2018):  413-437.

URL: http://hdiplo.org/to/AR867

 

H-Diplo Article Review 866- Manchester on Bátonyi, “‘Creative Ferment in Eastern Europe’: Thatcher’s Diplomacy and the Transformation of Hungary in the Mid-1980s.”

H-Diplo Article Review No. 866
18 June 2019

Article Review Editors: Thomas Maddux and Diane Labrosse
Web and Production Editor: George Fujii

Gábor Bátonyi.  “‘Creative Ferment in Eastern Europe’:  Thatcher’s Diplomacy and the Transformation of Hungary in the Mid-1980s.”  Diplomacy & Statecraft 29:4 (2018):  638-666.  DOI:  https://doi.org/10.1080/09592296.2018.1528784.

H-Diplo Roundtable XX-43 on Lars Schoultz. In Their Own Best Interests: A History of the U.S. Effort to Improve Latin Americans

H-Diplo Roundtable XX, No. 43
17 June 2019

Roundtable Editors: Thomas Maddux and Diane Labrosse
Roundtable and Web Production Editor: George Fujii

Lars Schoultz.  In Their Own Best Interests:  A History of the U.S. Effort to Improve Latin Americans.  Cambridge:  Harvard University Press, 2018.  ISBN:  9780674984141 (hardcover, $35.00/£28.95/€31.50).

URL: https://hdiplo.org/to/RT20-43

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Author: 
Benjamin Mountford, Stephen Tuffnell, eds.
Reviewer: 
Timothy Alborn

Alborn on Mountford and Tuffnell, 'A Global History of Gold Rushes'

Benjamin Mountford, Stephen Tuffnell, eds. A Global History of Gold Rushes. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2018. 336 pp. ISBN 978-0-520-96758-8.

Reviewed by Timothy Alborn (Lehman College) Published on H-Diplo (June, 2019) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=53801

Author: 
Andrew T. McDonald, Verlaine Stoner McDonald
Reviewer: 
Aiko Takeuchi-Demirci

Takeuchi-Demirci on McDonald and McDonald, 'Paul Rusch in Postwar Japan: Evangelism, Rural Development, and the Battle against Communism'

Andrew T. McDonald, Verlaine Stoner McDonald. Paul Rusch in Postwar Japan: Evangelism, Rural Development, and the Battle against Communism. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 2018. 288 pp. $50.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8131-7607-9.

Reviewed by Aiko Takeuchi-Demirci (Stanford University) Published on H-Diplo (June, 2019) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

H-Diplo Article Review 865- McKevitt on Kraus. “More than Just a Soft Drink: Coca-Cola and China’s Early Reform and Opening.”

H-Diplo Article Review No. 865
13 June 2019

Article Review Editors: Thomas Maddux and Diane Labrosse
Web and Production Editor: George Fujii

Charles Kraus.  “More than Just a Soft Drink:  Coca-Cola and China’s Early Reform and Opening.”  Diplomatic History 43:1 (2019):  107-129.  DOI:  https://doi.org/10.1093/dh/dhy060.

 

URL: http://tiny.cc/AR865

 

Deadline Reminder 23 June. CfP: Soviet foreign policy during the Second World War (Udine IT, 14-16 May 2020)

Soviet foreign policy during the Second World War

Udine, IT (14-16 May 2020)

In collaboration with the University of Udine

and with Cold War Studies/Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies at Harvard University

Call for papers (deadline 23 June 2019)

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Recent Reviews

Author: 
Benjamin Mountford, Stephen Tuffnell, eds.
Reviewer: 
Timothy Alborn

Alborn on Mountford and Tuffnell, 'A Global History of Gold Rushes'

Benjamin Mountford, Stephen Tuffnell, eds. A Global History of Gold Rushes. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2018. 336 pp. ISBN 978-0-520-96758-8.

Reviewed by Timothy Alborn (Lehman College) Published on H-Diplo (June, 2019) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=53801

Author: 
Andrew T. McDonald, Verlaine Stoner McDonald
Reviewer: 
Aiko Takeuchi-Demirci

Takeuchi-Demirci on McDonald and McDonald, 'Paul Rusch in Postwar Japan: Evangelism, Rural Development, and the Battle against Communism'

Andrew T. McDonald, Verlaine Stoner McDonald. Paul Rusch in Postwar Japan: Evangelism, Rural Development, and the Battle against Communism. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 2018. 288 pp. $50.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8131-7607-9.

Reviewed by Aiko Takeuchi-Demirci (Stanford University) Published on H-Diplo (June, 2019) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
James Igoe Walsh, Marcus Schulzke
Reviewer: 
Christine Sixta Rinehart

Rinehart on Walsh and Schulzke, 'Drones and Support for the Use of Force'

James Igoe Walsh, Marcus Schulzke. Drones and Support for the Use of Force. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2018. 252 pp. $75.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-472-13101-3.

Reviewed by Christine Sixta Rinehart (University of South Carolina in Palmetto College) Published on H-Diplo (June, 2019) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Nicolas Badalassi, Sarah B. Snyder, eds.
Reviewer: 
Andrew Cottey

Cottey on Badalassi and Snyder, 'The CSCE and the End of the Cold War: Diplomacy, Societies and Human Rights, 1972-1990'

Nicolas Badalassi, Sarah B. Snyder, eds. The CSCE and the End of the Cold War: Diplomacy, Societies and Human Rights, 1972-1990. New York: Berghahn Books, 2019. 380 pp. $130.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-78920-026-3.

Reviewed by Andrew Cottey (University College Cork) Published on H-Diplo (June, 2019) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Megan Black
Reviewer: 
Mary Ann Heiss

Heiss on Black, 'The Global Interior: Mineral Frontiers and American Power'

Megan Black. The Global Interior: Mineral Frontiers and American Power. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2018. 360 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-98425-7.

Reviewed by Mary Ann Heiss (Kent State University) Published on H-Diplo (June, 2019) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)