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Herman Joseph Kraft

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Catherine Renshaw. Human Rights and Participatory Politics in Southeast Asia. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2019. 256 pp. $75.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8122-5103-6.

Reviewed by Herman Joseph Kraft (University of the Philippines) Published on H-Diplo (March, 2020) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Re: H-Diplo Essay 207- Justus D. Doenecke on Learning the Scholar’s Craft: Reflections of Historians and International Relations Scholars

I would like to make a partial defense of theory-driven scholarship. I agree with Dr. Doenecke that theory is not often of much use in our fields. The realities with which we deal are so messy that it is very difficult to find a theoretical construct that is close enough to the reality to be really illuminating. But occasionally someone can find a theoretical construct that is very illuminating. Political scientist James C.

Author: 
Lise Morjé Howard
Reviewer: 
Chiara Ruffa

Ruffa on Howard, 'Power in Peacekeeping'

Lise Morjé Howard. Power in Peacekeeping. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2019. 274 pp. $29.99 (paper), ISBN 978-1-108-45718-7.

Reviewed by Chiara Ruffa (Uppsala University) Published on H-Diplo (March, 2020) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

H-Diplo Article Review Forum 940 on “Making Liberal Internationalism Great Again?”

H-Diplo Article Review Forum 940
27 March 2020

“Making Liberal Internationalism Great Again?”  International Journal 74:1 (March 2019):  5-134.  DOI:  https://doi.org/10.1177/0020702019827050.

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H-Diplo Essay 208- John Lewis Gaddis on Learning the Scholar’s Craft: Reflections of Historians and International Relations Scholars

H-Diplo Essay 208

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

Maybe You Can Go Home Again

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H-Diplo Article Review 939 on Wu. “It’s Time to Center War in U.S. Immigration History.”

H-Diplo Article Review 939

26 March 2020

Ellen D. Wu.  “It’s Time to Center War in U.S. Immigration History.”  Modern American History 2:2 (2019):  215-235.

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H-Diplo Essay 207- Justus D. Doenecke on Learning the Scholar’s Craft: Reflections of Historians and International Relations Scholars

H-Diplo Essay 207

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

Naught without Labor: A Half Century of Exploration into Twentieth-Century American Intervention and Its Critics

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H-Diplo Roundtable XXI-33 on Green. The Commander’s Dilemma: Violence and Restraint in Wartime

H-Diplo Roundtable XXI-33

Amelia Hoover Green.  The Commander’s Dilemma:  Violence and Restraint in Wartime.  Ithaca:  Cornell University Press, 2018.  ISBN:  9781501726477 (hardcover, $49.95).

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Author: 
Catherine Renshaw
Reviewer: 
Herman Joseph Kraft

Kraft on Renshaw, 'Human Rights and Participatory Politics in Southeast Asia'

Catherine Renshaw. Human Rights and Participatory Politics in Southeast Asia. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2019. 256 pp. $75.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8122-5103-6.

Reviewed by Herman Joseph Kraft (University of the Philippines) Published on H-Diplo (March, 2020) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Lise Morjé Howard
Reviewer: 
Chiara Ruffa

Ruffa on Howard, 'Power in Peacekeeping'

Lise Morjé Howard. Power in Peacekeeping. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2019. 274 pp. $29.99 (paper), ISBN 978-1-108-45718-7.

Reviewed by Chiara Ruffa (Uppsala University) Published on H-Diplo (March, 2020) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Alyssa M. Park
Reviewer: 
Nianshen Song

Song on Park, 'Sovereignty Experiments: Korean Migrants and the Building of Borders in Northeast Asia, 1860-1945'

Alyssa M. Park. Sovereignty Experiments: Korean Migrants and the Building of Borders in Northeast Asia, 1860-1945. Studies of the Weatherhead East Asian Institute Series. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2019. Illustrations, maps, tables. 306 pp. $49.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-5017-3836-4.

Reviewed by Nianshen Song (University of Maryland Baltimore County) Published on H-Diplo (March, 2020) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

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Haakon Ikonomou, Karen Gram-Skjoldager, eds.
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Aurora Almada e Santos

Almada e Santos on Ikonomou and Gram-Skjoldager, 'The League of Nations: Perspectives from the Present'

Haakon Ikonomou, Karen Gram-Skjoldager, eds. The League of Nations: Perspectives from the Present. Aarhus: Aarhus University Press, 2019. Illustrations. 283 pp. $40.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-87-7184-620-1.

Reviewed by Aurora Almada e Santos (Instituto de História Contemporânea da Universidade Nova de Lisboa) Published on H-Diplo (March, 2020) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

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Wendy Pearlman, Boaz Atzili
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David Romano

Romano on Pearlman and Atzili, 'Triadic Coercion: Israel’s Targeting of States That Host Nonstate Actors'

Wendy Pearlman, Boaz Atzili. Triadic Coercion: Israel’s Targeting of States That Host Nonstate Actors. Columbia Studies in Terrorism and Irregular Warfare Series. New York: Columbia University Press, 2018. Map, graphs. 384 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-231-17184-7.