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Author: 
Akiko Tsuchiya, William G. Acree Jr., eds.
Reviewer: 
Aaron Mallari

Mallari on Tsuchiya and Acree Jr., 'Empire's End: Transnational Connections in the Hispanic World'


Akiko Tsuchiya, William G. Acree Jr., eds. Empire's End: Transnational Connections in the Hispanic World. Nashville: Vanderbilt University Press, 2016. 240 pp. $34.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8265-2077-7; $69.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8265-2076-0.

Reviewed by Aaron Mallari (University of the Philippines, Diliman)
Published on H-Diplo (March, 2017)
Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

H-Diplo Publication Schedule, 26 March to 21 April

The H-Diplo publication schedule for the period 26 March to 21 April is as follows:

Week of 26 March:

1a. H-Diplo/ISSF Policy Roundtable on Russia and the 2016 U.S. Presidential Election.

Introduction by Joshua Rovner, SMU

Essayists:

Jon R. Lindsay, University of Toronto

Kimberly Marten, Barnard College, Columbia University

Lindsay O’Rourke, Boston College

CFP: The United States and Global Capitalism, due 3/31

Description: 

Fordham University’s O’Connell Initiative on the Global History of Capitalism invites paper proposals for a symposium on “The United States and Global Capitalism in the Twentieth Century.”  The conference will be held at Fordham’s Lincoln Center campus in Midtown Manhattan from Thursday, March 8th to Saturday, March 10th, 2018. 

H-Diplo Article Review 688 on The Pragmatic Dragon: China’s Grand Strategy and Boundary Settlement

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Article Review
No. 688

24 March 2017

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

Eric Hyer.  The Pragmatic Dragon: China’s Grand Strategy and Boundary Settlement.  Vancouver:  University of British Columbia Press, 2015. Xii, 372 pp. $99 (hardcover), $35.95 (paper).

ISSF Policy Series: The Madman Myth: Trump and the Bomb

H-Diplo | ISSF POLICY Series
America and the World—2017 and Beyond

“The Madman Myth: Trump and the Bomb”

Essay by

Todd S. Sechser, University of Virginia

Matthew Fuhrmann, Texas A&M University

Published on 22 March 2017 | issforum.org

Editors: Robert Jervis, Francis Gavin, Joshua Rovner, and Diane Labrosse
Web and Production Editor: George Fujii

ANN: National Coalition for History Update

The National Coalition for History has just posted a news item on U.S. President Donald Trump's budget proposal, which proposes to eliminate the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Title VI/Fulbright-Hays International Education Programs. It is important to keep in mind that this is just a blueprint, not a detailed budget and that U.S.Congress ultimately controls appropriations.  

ISSF Policy Series: Leaking about Donald Trump in the Age of False News

H-Diplo | ISSF POLICY Series
America and the World—2017 and Beyond

“Leaking about Donald Trump in the Age of False News”

Essay by Sam Lebovic, George Mason University

Published on 21 March 2017 | issforum.org

Editors: Robert Jervis, Francis Gavin, Joshua Rovner, and Diane Labrosse
Web and Production Editor: George Fujii

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Recent Reviews

Author: 
Akiko Tsuchiya, William G. Acree Jr., eds.
Reviewer: 
Aaron Mallari

Mallari on Tsuchiya and Acree Jr., 'Empire's End: Transnational Connections in the Hispanic World'


Akiko Tsuchiya, William G. Acree Jr., eds. Empire's End: Transnational Connections in the Hispanic World. Nashville: Vanderbilt University Press, 2016. 240 pp. $34.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8265-2077-7; $69.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8265-2076-0.

Reviewed by Aaron Mallari (University of the Philippines, Diliman)
Published on H-Diplo (March, 2017)
Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

Author: 
Hallvard Notaker, Giles Scott-Smith, David J. Snyder, eds.
Reviewer: 
Brian R. Robertson

Robertson on Notaker and Scott-Smith and Snyder, 'Reasserting America in the 1970s: U.S. Public Diplomacy and the Rebuilding of America's Image Abroad'


Hallvard Notaker, Giles Scott-Smith, David J. Snyder, eds. Reasserting America in the 1970s: U.S. Public Diplomacy and the Rebuilding of America's Image Abroad. Key Studies in Diplomacy Series. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2016. 256 pp. $34.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-78499-331-3.

Reviewed by Brian R. Robertson (Texas A & M University, Central Texas)
Published on H-Diplo (March, 2017)
Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

Author: 
Douglas A. Wissing
Reviewer: 
Scott Lucas

Lucas on Wissing, 'Hopeless but Optimistic: Journeying through America's Endless War in Afghanistan'


Douglas A. Wissing. Hopeless but Optimistic: Journeying through America's Endless War in Afghanistan. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2016. xv + 172 pp. $30.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-253-02285-1.

Reviewed by Scott Lucas (University of Birmingham)
Published on H-Diplo (March, 2017)
Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

Author: 
Mark Bradley
Reviewer: 
Steven L. B. Jensen

Jensen on Bradley, 'The World Reimagined: Americans and Human Rights in the Twentieth Century'


Mark Bradley. The World Reimagined: Americans and Human Rights in the Twentieth Century. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2016. 320 pp. $29.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-521-82975-5.

Reviewed by Steven L. B. Jensen (The Danish Institute for Human Rights)
Published on H-Diplo (March, 2017)
Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

Author: 
Louis Sell
Reviewer: 
Robert D. English

English on Sell, 'From Washington to Moscow: US-Soviet Relations and the Collapse of the USSR'


Louis Sell. From Washington to Moscow: US-Soviet Relations and the Collapse of the USSR. Durham: Duke University Press Books, 2016. 416 pp. $99.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8223-6179-4; $27.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8223-6195-4.

Reviewed by Robert D. English (University of Southern California)
Published on H-Diplo (March, 2017)
Commissioned by Seth Offenbach