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H-Diplo/ISSF Roundtable XI-1 on The Evolution of the South Korea-United States Alliance. 

H-Diplo | ISSF Roundtable XI-1

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Uk Heo and Terence Roehrig.  The Evolution of the South Korea-United States Alliance. 
Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2018.  ISBN:  9781107507135 (paperback, $29.99).

16 September 2019 | https://issforum.org/to/ir11-1
Editors: Thomas Maddux and Diane Labrosse | Production Editor: George Fujii

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CFP for the conference “Energy Transitions and International Cooperation in the 20th Century”

CFP for the conference “Energy Transitions and International Cooperation in the 20th Century”
Organizers: PD Dr. Rüdiger Graf and PD Dr. Henning Türk (Leibniz-Zentrum für Zeithistorische Forschung/Leibniz-Centre for Contemporary History, Potsdam)
Date: 4-6 June 2020
Venue: Leibniz-Centre for Contemporary History Potsdam (ZZF), Germany
Deadline for proposals: 6 October 2019

Author: 
Kimberly D. McKee
Reviewer: 
Young Sun Park

Park on McKee, 'Disrupting Kinship: Transnational Politics of Korean Adoption in the United States'

Kimberly D. McKee. Disrupting Kinship: Transnational Politics of Korean Adoption in the United States. Asian American Experience Series. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2019. xii + 231 pp. $26.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-252-08405-8; $99.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-252-04228-7.

Author: 
Hall Gardner
Reviewer: 
Sarang Shidore

Shidore on Gardner, 'IR Theory, Historical Analogy, and Major Power War'

Hall Gardner. IR Theory, Historical Analogy, and Major Power War. London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2018. 339 pp. ($84.99), ISBN 978-3-030-04635-4.

Reviewed by Sarang Shidore (The University of Texas at Austin) Published on H-Diplo (September, 2019) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

H-Diplo Roundtable XXI-3 on The Vietnam War (documentary series and companion book)

H-Diplo Roundtable XXI-3

The Vietnam War.  Directed by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick.  Written by Geoffrey C. Ward.  Arlington:  PBS Distribution, 2017.  DVD.

Ken Burns, Lynn Novick, and Geoffrey C. Ward.  The Vietnam War: An Intimate History.  New York:  Alfred A. Knopf, 2017.

13 September 2019 | https://hdiplo.org/to/RT21-3
Roundtable Editors: Edward Miller and Diane Labrosse | Production Editor: George Fujii

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H-Diplo Review Essay 175 on Emergency Chronicles: Indira Gandhi and Democracy’s Turning Point

H-Diplo Essay No. 175
An H-Diplo Book Review Essay
Published on 12 September 2019

Essay Editors:  Cindy Ewing and Diane Labrosse
Production Editor:  George Fujii

Gyan Prakash.  Emergency Chronicles:  Indira Gandhi and Democracy’s Turning Point.  Princeton:  Princeton University Press, 2019.  ISBN:  9780691186726 (hardcover, $29.95).

URL: https://hdiplo.org/to/E175

 

H-Diplo Article Review 881 on “Soviet ‘Renegades,’ Black Panthers, and Angela Davis: The Politics of Dissent in the Soviet Press, 1968–73.”

H-Diplo Article Review
No. 881
11 September 2019

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

Meredith Roman.  “Soviet ‘Renegades,’ Black Panthers, and Angela Davis:  The Politics of Dissent in the Soviet Press, 1968–73.”  Cold War History 18:4 (2018): 503-519.  DOI:  https://doi.org/10.1080/14682745.2018.1465932.

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Author: 
Kimberly D. McKee
Reviewer: 
Young Sun Park

Park on McKee, 'Disrupting Kinship: Transnational Politics of Korean Adoption in the United States'

Kimberly D. McKee. Disrupting Kinship: Transnational Politics of Korean Adoption in the United States. Asian American Experience Series. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2019. xii + 231 pp. $26.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-252-08405-8; $99.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-252-04228-7.

Author: 
Hall Gardner
Reviewer: 
Sarang Shidore

Shidore on Gardner, 'IR Theory, Historical Analogy, and Major Power War'

Hall Gardner. IR Theory, Historical Analogy, and Major Power War. London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2018. 339 pp. ($84.99), ISBN 978-3-030-04635-4.

Reviewed by Sarang Shidore (The University of Texas at Austin) Published on H-Diplo (September, 2019) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
John M. Thompson
Reviewer: 
Benjamin Coates

Coates on Thompson, 'Great Power Rising: Theodore Roosevelt and the Politics of U.S. Foreign Policy'

John M. Thompson. Great Power Rising: Theodore Roosevelt and the Politics of U.S. Foreign Policy. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2019. 288 pp. $23.99 (e-book), ISBN 978-0-19-085997-8; $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-085995-4.

Reviewed by Benjamin Coates (Wake Forest University) Published on H-Diplo (September, 2019) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Jessica Marie Falcone
Reviewer: 
Suchandra Ghosh

Ghosh on Falcone, 'Battling the Buddha of Love: A Cultural Biography of the Greatest Statue Never Built'

Jessica Marie Falcone. Battling the Buddha of Love: A Cultural Biography of the Greatest Statue Never Built. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2018. 324 pp. $95.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-5017-2346-9; $23.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-5017-2348-3.

Reviewed by Suchandra Ghosh (Calcutta University) Published on H-Diplo (August, 2019) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Jeff Handmaker, Karin Arts, eds.
Reviewer: 
Eric A. Heinze

Heinze on Handmaker and Arts, 'Mobilising International Law for "Global Justice"'

Jeff Handmaker, Karin Arts, eds. Mobilising International Law for "Global Justice". Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2018. 262 pp. $110.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-108-49794-7.

Reviewed by Eric A. Heinze (University of Oklahoma) Published on H-Diplo (August, 2019) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)