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Recent Discussions

Author: 
Walter C. Soderlund, E. Donald Briggs
Reviewer: 
Jeff Drumtra

Drumtra on Soderlund and Briggs, 'The Independence of South Sudan: The Role of Mass Media in the Responsibility to Prevent'


Walter C. Soderlund, E. Donald Briggs. The Independence of South Sudan: The Role of Mass Media in the Responsibility to Prevent. Waterloo: Wilfrid Laurier University Press, 2014. pp. $38.99 (paper), ISBN 978-1-77112-117-0.

Reviewed by Jeff Drumtra
Published on H-Diplo (March, 2015)
Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

H-Diplo Publication Schedule, 30 March to 24 April

The H-Diplo Publicatin Schedule for the period 30 March to 24 April is as follows:

Week of 30 March: 

1. H-Diplo Roundtable on Thomas C. Field, From Development to Dictatorships: Bolivia and the Alliance for Progress in the Kennedy Era.  Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2014.

Introduction by Dustin Walcher, Southern Oregon University

Reviewed by: 

Philip E. Muehlenbeck, George Washington University

Amy C. Offner, University of Pennsylvania

James F. Siekmeier, West Virginia University

Release of CIA SIGINT Documents

The CIA and Signals Intelligence

Formerly Top-Secret Multi-Volume History Details Spy Agency's Conflicts with NSA and Military over SIGINT Role

Additional Declassified Documents Describe CIA Domestic and Foreign SIGINT Activity

CIA Role Often Put It in Direct Competition with NSA, but Recent Cooperation Made Possible Controversial Exploits Uncovered by Edward Snowden

National Security Archive Electronic Briefing Book No. 506
Compiled and edited by Jeffrey T. Richelson

H-Diplo Article Review 517 on Nicholas Evans Sarantakes. “The Teahouse Tempest: The U.S. Occupation of Okinawa and The Teahouse of August Moon.” [27 March 2015]

H-Diplo Article Reviews
No. 517
Published on 27 March 2015 to the H-Net Commons, and accurate as of that date

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 517 [27 March 2015]

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PDF version of H-Diplo Article Review on Nicholas Evans Sarantakes.  “The Teahouse Tempest:  The U.S. Occupation of Okinawa and The Teahouse of August Moon.”  The Journal of American-East Asian Relations 21 (2014):  1-28.  DOI:  10.1163/18765610-02102005.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/18765610-02102005

H-Diplo Article Review 516 on “Beyond Containment? The First Bush Administration’s Sceptical Approach to the CSCE.” [25 March 2015]

H-Diplo Article Reviews
No. 516
Published on 25 March 2015 to the H-Net Commons, and accurate as of that date

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 516 [25 March 2015]

Description: 

PDF version of H-Diplo Article Review on Sarah B. Snyder.  “Beyond Containment?  The First Bush Administration’s Sceptical Approach to the CSCE.”  Cold War History 13:4 (December 2013):  463-484.  DOI:  10.1080/14682745.2012.758104.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14682745.2012.758104

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Recent Reviews

Author: 
Walter C. Soderlund, E. Donald Briggs
Reviewer: 
Jeff Drumtra

Drumtra on Soderlund and Briggs, 'The Independence of South Sudan: The Role of Mass Media in the Responsibility to Prevent'


Walter C. Soderlund, E. Donald Briggs. The Independence of South Sudan: The Role of Mass Media in the Responsibility to Prevent. Waterloo: Wilfrid Laurier University Press, 2014. pp. $38.99 (paper), ISBN 978-1-77112-117-0.

Reviewed by Jeff Drumtra
Published on H-Diplo (March, 2015)
Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

Author: 
Andrea Friedman
Reviewer: 
Michael Brenes

Brenes on Friedman, 'Citizenship in Cold War America: The National Security State and the Possibilities of Dissent'


Andrea Friedman. Citizenship in Cold War America: The National Security State and the Possibilities of Dissent. Culture, Politics, and the Cold War Series. Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press, 2014. 288 pp. $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-62534-068-9; $80.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-62534-067-2.

Reviewed by Michael Brenes (The City University of New York)
Published on H-Diplo (March, 2015)
Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

Author: 
Brian C. Rathbun
Reviewer: 
Paul Sharp

Sharp on Rathbun, 'Diplomacy's Value: Creating Security in 1920s Europe and the Contemporary Middle East'


Brian C. Rathbun. Diplomacy's Value: Creating Security in 1920s Europe and the Contemporary Middle East. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2014. Illustrations. 280 pp. $79.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8014-5318-2; $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8014-7990-8.

Reviewed by Paul Sharp (University of Minnesota, Duluth)
Published on H-Diplo (March, 2015)
Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

Magnificent! But Is It Diplomacy?

Author: 
David R. Woodward
Reviewer: 
Lon Strauss

Strauss on Woodward, 'The American Army and the First World War'


David R. Woodward. The American Army and the First World War. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2014. 484 pp. $80.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-107-01144-1; $29.99 (paper), ISBN 978-1-107-64886-9.

Reviewed by Lon Strauss (Appalachian State University)
Published on H-Diplo (March, 2015)
Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

Author: 
Kathryn Steen
Reviewer: 
Benjamin Coates

Coates on Steen, 'The American Synthetic Organic Chemicals Industry: War and Politics, 1910-1930'


Kathryn Steen. The American Synthetic Organic Chemicals Industry: War and Politics, 1910-1930. North Carolina: University of North Caroline Press, 2014. Illustrations. 418 pp. $39.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4696-1290-4.

Reviewed by Benjamin Coates (Wake Forest University)
Published on H-Diplo (March, 2015)
Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

Synthesizing the Wartime Industrial State