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Lawrence J. Nelson, Matthew G. Schoenbachler
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William I. Hitchcock

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Lawrence J. Nelson, Matthew G. Schoenbachler. Nikita Khrushchev's Journey into America. Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 2019. 296 pp. $34.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7006-2788-2.

Reviewed by William I. Hitchcock (University of Virginia) Published on H-Diplo (February, 2020) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

H-Diplo Review Essay 192 on Lawson. Anatomies of Revolution

H-Diplo Review Essay 192

14 February 2020

George Lawson. Anatomies of Revolution.  Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2019. ISBN: 9781108482684 (hardback, $74.99); 9781108710855 (paperback, $25.99).

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Marie-Janine Calic
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Mary Elizabeth Walters

Walters on Calic, 'The Great Cauldron: A History of Southeastern Europe'

Marie-Janine Calic. The Great Cauldron: A History of Southeastern Europe. Translated by Elizabeth Janik. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2019. Maps. 736 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-98392-2.

Reviewed by Mary Elizabeth Walters (Kansas State University) Published on H-Diplo (February, 2020) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

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H-Diplo Review Essay 191

13 February 2020

Andrew J. Rotter. Empires of the Senses: Bodily Encounters in Imperial India and the Philippines.  New York: Oxford University Press, 2019. ISBN: 9780190924706.

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H-Diplo Article Review 927

12 February 2020

Mark J. Gasiorowski.  “U.S. Perceptions of the Communist Threat in Iran during the Mossadegh Era.”  Journal of Cold War Studies 21:3 (Summer 2019):  1-37.

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Author: 
Lawrence J. Nelson, Matthew G. Schoenbachler
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William I. Hitchcock

Hitchcock on Nelson and Schoenbachler, 'Nikita Khrushchev's Journey into America'

Lawrence J. Nelson, Matthew G. Schoenbachler. Nikita Khrushchev's Journey into America. Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 2019. 296 pp. $34.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7006-2788-2.

Reviewed by William I. Hitchcock (University of Virginia) Published on H-Diplo (February, 2020) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

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Marie-Janine Calic
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Mary Elizabeth Walters

Walters on Calic, 'The Great Cauldron: A History of Southeastern Europe'

Marie-Janine Calic. The Great Cauldron: A History of Southeastern Europe. Translated by Elizabeth Janik. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2019. Maps. 736 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-98392-2.

Reviewed by Mary Elizabeth Walters (Kansas State University) Published on H-Diplo (February, 2020) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

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Julie Hessler

Hessler on Applebaum, 'Empire of Friends: Soviet Power and Socialist Internationalism in Cold War Czechoslovakia'

Rachel Applebaum. Empire of Friends: Soviet Power and Socialist Internationalism in Cold War Czechoslovakia. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2019. Illustrations. 294 pp. $49.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-5017-3557-8.

Reviewed by Julie Hessler (University of Oregon) Published on H-Diplo (February, 2020) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

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Saskia Wieringa, Jess Melvin, Annie Pohlman, eds. The International People's Tribunal for 1965 and the Indonesian Genocide. London: Routledge, 2019. xxvii + 250 pp. $155.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-138-37107-1.

Reviewed by Hannah Loney (The University of Melbourne) Published on H-Diplo (February, 2020) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

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Lê Espiritu on Zani, 'Bomb Children: Life in the Former Battlefields of Laos'

Leah Zani. Bomb Children: Life in the Former Battlefields of Laos. Durham: Duke University Press, 2019. Illustrations. 184 pp. $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4780-0485-1; $94.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4780-0422-6.

Reviewed by Yến Lê Espiritu (University of California, San Diego) Published on H-Diplo (February, 2020) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)