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H-Diplo Roundtable XXI-56 on Smolkin. A Sacred Space is Never Empty: A History of Soviet Atheism

H-Diplo Roundtable XXI-56

Victoria Smolkin.  A Sacred Space is Never Empty: A History of Soviet Atheism Princeton:  Princeton University Press, 2018.  ISBN:  9780691174273 (hardcover, $45.00); 9780691197234 (paperback, $32.95).

7 August 2020 | https://hdiplo.org/to/RT21-56
Editor: Diane Labrosse | Commissioning Editor: Cindy Ewing | Production Editor: George Fujii

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H-Diplo Article Review 972 on Kirby. “Between Two Chinas and Two Koreas: African Agency and Non-Alignment in 1970s Botswana.”

H-Diplo Article Review 972

6 August 2020

James Kirby.  “Between Two Chinas and Two Koreas: African Agency and Non-Alignment in 1970s Botswana.”  Cold War History 20:1 (2019):  21-38.  DOI: https://doi.org/10.1080/14682745.2019.1632291.

https://hdiplo.org/to/AR972
Editor: Diane Labrosse | Commissioning Editor: Seth Offenbach | Production Editor: George Fujii

H-Diplo Article Review 971 on Field, Jr. “Transnationalism Meets Empire: the AFL-CIO, Development, and the Private Origins of Kennedy’s Latin American Labor Program.”

H-Diplo Article Review 971

5 August 2020

Thomas C. Field, Jr.  “Transnationalism Meets Empire: the AFL-CIO, Development, and the Private Origins of Kennedy’s Latin American Labor Program.”  Diplomatic History 42:2 (April 2018): 305-334.

https://hdiplo.org/to/AR971
Editor: Diane Labrosse | Commissioning Editor: Thomas Maddux | Production Editor: George Fujii

H-Diplo Article Review 970 on van Wijk, “Transatlantic Relations in the Run-up to Pearl Harbor: The Dutch East Indies at Stake.”

H-Diplo Article Review 970

5 August 2020

Anne van Wijk.  “Transatlantic Relations in the Run-up to Pearl Harbor:  The Dutch East Indies at Stake.”  Journal of Transatlantic Studies 17 (September 2019):  370-391.

https://hdiplo.org/to/AR970
Article Review Editors: Thomas Maddux and Diane Labrosse | Production Editor: George Fujii

H-Diplo Essay 264- Anders Stephanson on Learning the Scholar’s Craft: Reflections of Historians and International Relations Scholars

H-Diplo Essay 264

Essay Series on Learning the Scholar’s Craft: Reflections of Historians and International Relations Scholars
4 August 2020

A Bildungsroman of sorts [for H-Diplo]

https://hdiplo.org/to/E264
Series Editor: Diane Labrosse | Production Editor: George Fujii

Essay by Anders Stephanson, Columbia University

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H-Diplo/ISSF Roundtable 11-21 on Nuclear Weapons and American Grand Strategy

H-Diplo | ISSF Roundtable XI-21

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Francis J. Gavin.  Nuclear Weapons and American Grand Strategy Washington, D.C.: Brookings Institution Press, 2020.  ISBN:  9780815737919 (paperback, $31.99).

3 August 2020 | https://issforum.org/to/ir11-21
Editor: Diane Labrosse | Commissioning Editor and Chair: Joshua Rovner | Production Editor: George Fujii

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Author: 
David O. McKay
Reviewer: 
Benjamin E. Park

Park on McKay, 'Pacific Apostle: The 1920-21 Diary of David O. McKay in the Latter-Day Saint Island Missions'

David O. McKay. Pacific Apostle: The 1920-21 Diary of David O. McKay in the Latter-Day Saint Island Missions. Edited by Reid L. Neilson and Carson V. Teuscher. Champaign: University of Illinois Press, 2020. Illustrations. xlvi + 314 pp. $14.95 (e-book), ISBN 978-0-252-05171-5; $110.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-252-04285-0; $27.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-252-08467-6.

Author: 
Kristin L. Hoganson, Jay Sexton, eds.
Reviewer: 
Sarah Steinbock-Pratt

Steinbock-Pratt on Hoganson and Sexton, 'Crossing Empires: Taking U.S. History into Transimperial Terrain'

Kristin L. Hoganson, Jay Sexton, eds. Crossing Empires: Taking U.S. History into Transimperial Terrain. American Encounters/Global Interactions Series. Durham: Duke University Press, 2020. 360 pp. $28.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4780-0694-7; $104.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4780-0603-9. 

Author: 
Oya Dursun-Özkanca
Reviewer: 
Ahmet Erdi Öztürk

Öztürk on Dursun-Özkanca, 'Turkey-West Relations: The Politics of Intra-alliance Opposition'

Oya Dursun-Özkanca. Turkey-West Relations: The Politics of Intra-alliance Opposition. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2020. 140 pp. $29.99 (paper), ISBN 978-1-108-72672-6; $89.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-108-48862-4. 

Author: 
Hannah Barker
Reviewer: 
Veruschka Wagner

Wagner on Barker, 'That Most Precious Merchandise: The Mediterranean Trade in Black Sea Slaves, 1260-1500'

Hannah Barker. That Most Precious Merchandise: The Mediterranean Trade in Black Sea Slaves, 1260-1500. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2019. 328 pp. $79.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8122-5154-8

Reviewed by Veruschka Wagner (Universität Bonn) Published on H-Diplo (July, 2020) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Jeremy D. Popkin
Reviewer: 
Edward J. Kolla

Kolla on Popkin, 'A New World Begins: The History of the French Revolution'

Jeremy D. Popkin. A New World Begins: The History of the French Revolution. New York: Basic Books, 2019. 640 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-465-09666-4

Reviewed by Edward J. Kolla (Georgetown University) Published on H-Diplo (July, 2020) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)