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H-Diplo/ISSF Article Review 129 on “Why Did the United States Invade Iraq in 2003?”

H-Diplo | ISSF Article Review 129
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Review Editors: Diane Labrosse and Seth Offenbach
Production Editor:  George Fujii

Ahsan I. Butt.  “Why Did the United States Invade Iraq in 2003?”  Security Studies 28:2 (2019):  250-285.  DOI:  https://doi.org/10.1080/09636412.2019.1551567

Published by ISSF on 14 November 2019

H-Diplo Article Review 898 on “Samantha Smith in the Land of the Bolsheviks: Peace and the Politics of Childhood in the Late Cold War.”

H-Diplo Article Review
No. 898
13 November 2019

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

Margaret Peacock.  “Samantha Smith in the Land of the Bolsheviks:  Peace and the Politics of Childhood in the Late Cold War.”  Diplomatic History 43:3 (June 2019): 418-444.  DOI:  https://doi.org/10.1093/dh/dhy092.

URL: https://hdiplo.org/to/AR898

H-Diplo Article Review 897 on “Support the Troops: Gulf War Homecomings and a New Politics of Military Celebration.”

H-Diplo Article Review
No. 897
12 November 2019

Review Editors: Diane Labrosse and Seth Offenbach
Production Editor: George Fujii

David Fitzgerald.  “Support the Troops:  Gulf War Homecomings and a New Politics of Military Celebration.”  Modern American History 2:1 (March 2019):  1-22.  DOI:  https://doi.org/10.1017/mah.2019.1

URL: https://hdiplo.org/to/AR897

 

H-Diplo Roundtable XXI-13 on Worldmaking after Empire: The Rise and Fall of Self-Determination

H-Diplo Roundtable XXI-13

Adom Getachew.  Worldmaking after Empire:  The Rise and Fall of Self-Determination.  Princeton:  Princeton University Press, 2019.  ISBN:  9780691179155 (hardcover, $35.00/£30.00).

11 November 2019 | https://hdiplo.org/to/RT21-13
Roundtable Editors: Cindy Ewing and Diane Labrosse | Production Editor: George Fujii

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CfP: Historians of the Twentieth Century United States (HOTCUS), 2020 conference, Edinburgh, UK, June 10-12

HOTCUS 2020 Annual Conference: Call for Papers

University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK, 10-12 June 2020

Plenary Speaker: Professor Connie Chiang (Bowdoin College)

Historians of the Twentieth Century United States (HOTCUS) is delighted to invite paper and panel proposals for our 2020 annual conference. The conference will take place in the historic Scottish capital city of Edinburgh and will be hosted by the University of Edinburgh’s School of History, Classics, and Archaeology.

Author: 
Beth C. Caldwell
Reviewer: 
Tobin Hansen

Hansen on Caldwell, 'Deported Americans: Life after Deportation to Mexico'

Beth C. Caldwell. Deported Americans: Life after Deportation to Mexico. Durham: Duke University Press, 2019. xii + 232 pp. $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4780-0390-8; $94.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4780-0360-1.

Reviewed by Tobin Hansen (University of Oregon) Published on H-Diplo (November, 2019) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

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Author: 
Beth C. Caldwell
Reviewer: 
Tobin Hansen

Hansen on Caldwell, 'Deported Americans: Life after Deportation to Mexico'

Beth C. Caldwell. Deported Americans: Life after Deportation to Mexico. Durham: Duke University Press, 2019. xii + 232 pp. $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4780-0390-8; $94.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4780-0360-1.

Reviewed by Tobin Hansen (University of Oregon) Published on H-Diplo (November, 2019) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Audra J. Wolfe
Reviewer: 
Elena Aronova

Aronova on Wolfe, 'Freedom's Laboratory: The Cold War Struggle for the Soul of Science'

Audra J. Wolfe. Freedom's Laboratory: The Cold War Struggle for the Soul of Science. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2018. x + 302 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4214-2673-0.

Reviewed by Elena Aronova (University of California, Santa Barbara) Published on H-Diplo (November, 2019) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Elana Wilson Rowe
Reviewer: 
Heather Nicol

Nicol on Rowe, 'Arctic Governance: Power in Cross-Border Cooperation'

Elana Wilson Rowe. Arctic Governance: Power in Cross-Border Cooperation. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2018. xi + 164 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-5261-2173-8.

Reviewed by Heather Nicol (Trent University) Published on H-Diplo (November, 2019) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Eugenio Cusumano, Christopher Kinsey, eds.
Reviewer: 
G. R. Berridge

Berridge on Cusumano and Kinsey, 'Diplomatic Security: A Comparative Analysis'

Eugenio Cusumano, Christopher Kinsey, eds. Diplomatic Security: A Comparative Analysis. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2019. 280 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-5036-0898-6.

Reviewed by G. R. Berridge (University of Leicester) Published on H-Diplo (November, 2019) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Emma McCluskey
Reviewer: 
Caren J. Frost

Frost on McCluskey, 'From Righteousness to Far Right: An Anthropological Rethinking of Critical Security Studies'

Emma McCluskey. From Righteousness to Far Right: An Anthropological Rethinking of Critical Security Studies. McGill-Queen’s Studies in Ethnic History Series. Montreal: McGill-Queen's University Press, 2019. 248 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-7735-5689-8; $110.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7735-5688-1.