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H-Diplo/ISSF Policy Series 2021-56: Death Grip Handshakes and Flattery Diplomacy: The Macron-Trump Connection and Its Larger Implications for Alliance Politics

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America and the World—The Effects of the Trump Presidency

Death Grip Handshakes and Flattery Diplomacy: The Macron-Trump Connection and Its Larger Implications for Alliance Politics

Essay by Kathryn C. Statler, University of San Diego

Published on 20 October 2021 | issforum.org

Editor: Diane Labrosse | Production Editor: George Fujii

ANN: Zoom Lecture, Dr. Salim Yaqub, "Oil-Gotten Gains: Petrodollars, Abscam, and Arab American Activism, 1973-1981," Oct. 25 at 4pm ET

The Chastain-Johnston Middle Eastern Studies Lecture Series, the Department of History, and the Peace, Justice, and Human Rights Initiative (PJHR) at Florida Atlantic University present

Oil-Gotten Gains: Petrodollars, Abscam, and Arab American Activism, 1973–1981

Salim Yaqub, Ph.D. University of California, Santa Barbara

4:00-5:30 pm Eastern, Mon., October 25

Zoom | Free Virtual Event

H-Diplo Essay 378- Stephen G. Rabe on Learning the Scholar's Craft

H-Diplo Essay 378

Essay Series on Learning the Scholar’s Craft: Reflections of Historians and International Relations Scholars
19 October 2021

From Normandy to Berlin to Buenos Aires to Helsinki

https://hdiplo.org/to/E378
Series Editor: Diane Labrosse | Production Editor: George Fujii

ANN: H-Net Job Guide, 11-18 Oct

The following jobs were posted to the H-Net Job Guide from 11 October 2021 to 18 October 2021.  These job postings are included here based on the categories selected by the list editors for H-Diplo.  See the H-Net Job Guide website at https://www.h-net.org/jobs/ for more information.  To contact the Job Guide, write to jobguide@mail.h-net.org, or call +1-517-432-5134 between 9 am and 5 pm US Eastern time.

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Author: 
Christine Walker
Reviewer: 
Kathleen E.A. Monteith

Monteith on Walker, 'Jamaica Ladies: Female Slaveholders and the Creation of Britain's Atlantic Empire'

Christine Walker. Jamaica Ladies: Female Slaveholders and the Creation of Britain's Atlantic Empire. Williamsburg: Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture and Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2020. 336 pp. $22.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4696-5879-7; $90.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4696-5526-0.

Author: 
Mary S. Barton
Reviewer: 
Ross Kennedy

Kennedy on Barton, 'Counterterrorism between the Wars: An International History, 1919-1937'

Mary S. Barton. Counterterrorism between the Wars: An International History, 1919-1937. The Greater War 1912-1923 Series. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2020. 224 pp. $85.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-886404-2.

Reviewed by Ross Kennedy (Illinois State University) Published on H-Diplo (October, 2021) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Danielle C. Skeehan
Reviewer: 
Jordan B. Smith

Smith on Skeehan, 'The Fabric of Empire: Material and Literary Cultures of the Global Atlantic, 1650-1850'

Danielle C. Skeehan. The Fabric of Empire: Material and Literary Cultures of the Global Atlantic, 1650-1850. Studies in Early American Economy and Society from the Library Company of Philadelphia Series. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2020. Illustrations. xiii + 184 pp. $54.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4214-3968-6.

Reviewed by Jordan B. Smith (Widener University) Published on H-Diplo (October, 2021) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Lydia Boyd, Emily Burrill, eds.
Reviewer: 
Mary Hames

Hames on Boyd and Burrill, 'Legislating Gender and Sexuality in Africa: Human Rights, Society, and the State'

Lydia Boyd, Emily Burrill, eds. Legislating Gender and Sexuality in Africa: Human Rights, Society, and the State. Critical Human Rights Series. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 2020. 216 pp. $79.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-299-32740-8.

Reviewed by Mary Hames (University of the Western Cape) Published on H-Diplo (September, 2021) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Quito Swan
Reviewer: 
Meredith L. Roman

Roman on Swan, 'Pauulu's Diaspora: Black Internationalism and Environmental Justice'

Quito Swan. Pauulu's Diaspora: Black Internationalism and Environmental Justice. Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 2020. 408 pp. $90.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8130-6641-7.

Reviewed by Meredith L. Roman (The College at Brockport (SUNY)) Published on H-Diplo (September, 2021) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)