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H-Diplo Publication Schedule, 06 to 31 July

The H-Diplo Publication Schedule for the period 06 to 31 July is as follows:

Week of 06 July: 

1. H-Diplo Roundtable Review of Roham Alvandi, Nixon, Kissinger, and the Shah. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2014. 

Introduction by Malcolm Byrne, National Security Archive, George Washington University

Reviewed by:

Anoush Ehteshami, Durham University

W. Taylor Fain, University of North Carolina, Wilmington

Andrew J. Johns, Brigham Young University 

Various: CfP, Wilson Center, National Security Archive

Dear H-Diplo Members:

Please find below three announcements. -Ed.

1. CfP: “What does Heritage Change?” - Association of Critical Heritage Studies - Third Biannual Conference, Montreal, 7-10th June 2016

2. Wilson Center Talk: “The Endgame: Who Got What From the Iran Talks?” (RSVP recommended)

3. National Security Archive: The Pentagon's Spies: Newly Available Documents Trace Evolution of Spy Units through Obama Administration

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H-Diplo Roundtable XVI, 30 on Nixon, Kissinger, and the Shah [6 July 2015]

H-Diplo Roundtable Review
Volume XVI, No. 30 (2015)
6 July 2015

Roundtable Editors:  Thomas Maddux and Diane Labrosse
Roundtable and Web Production Editor:  George Fujii
Commissioned for H-Diplo by Thomas R. Maddux

Introduction by Malcolm Byrne

 

Roham Alvandi.  Nixon, Kissinger, and the ShahOxford:  Oxford University Press, 2014.  ISBN:  9780199375691 (hardcover, $55.00).

Author: 
Lisa Baldez
Reviewer: 
Eileen Boris

Boris on Baldez, 'Defying Convention: U.S. Resistance to the UN Treaty on Women's Rights'


Lisa Baldez. Defying Convention: U.S. Resistance to the UN Treaty on Women's Rights. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2014. 250 pp. $28.99 (paper), ISBN 978-1-107-41682-6; $85.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-107-07148-3.

Reviewed by Eileen Boris (University of California, Santa Barbara)
Published on H-Diplo (July, 2015)
Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

Author: 
Linda Heywood, Allison Blakely, Charles Stith, Joshua C. Yesnowitz, eds.
Reviewer: 
Aaron Dowdall

Dowdall on Heywood and Blakely and Stith and Yesnowitz, 'African Americans in U.S. Foreign Policy: From the Era of Frederick Douglass to the Age of Obama'


Linda Heywood, Allison Blakely, Charles Stith, Joshua C. Yesnowitz, eds. African Americans in U.S. Foreign Policy: From the Era of Frederick Douglass to the Age of Obama. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2015. 264 pp. $28.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-252-08041-8; $95.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-252-03887-7.

Reviewed by Aaron Dowdall (University of Wisconsin - Madison)
Published on H-Diplo (July, 2015)
Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

H-Diplo Article Review 537 on “The Interdependent Hegemon: the United States and the Quest for Strategic Raw Materials during the Early Cold War.” [3 July 2015]

H-Diplo Article Reviews
No. 537
Published on 3 July 2015

H-Diplo Article Review Editors:  Thomas Maddux and Diane Labrosse
Web and Production Editor: George Fujii
Commissioned for H-Diplo by Thomas Maddux

[PDF] H-Diplo Article Review 537 [3 July 2015]

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PDF version of H-Diplo Article Review 537 on Mats Ingulstad.  “The Interdependent Hegemon: the United States and the Quest for Strategic Raw Materials during the Early Cold War.”  The International History Review 37:1 (2015): 59-79.  DOI:  10.1080/07075332.2013.879911.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/07075332.2013.879911

Pages

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Author: 
Lisa Baldez
Reviewer: 
Eileen Boris

Boris on Baldez, 'Defying Convention: U.S. Resistance to the UN Treaty on Women's Rights'


Lisa Baldez. Defying Convention: U.S. Resistance to the UN Treaty on Women's Rights. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2014. 250 pp. $28.99 (paper), ISBN 978-1-107-41682-6; $85.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-107-07148-3.

Reviewed by Eileen Boris (University of California, Santa Barbara)
Published on H-Diplo (July, 2015)
Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

Author: 
Linda Heywood, Allison Blakely, Charles Stith, Joshua C. Yesnowitz, eds.
Reviewer: 
Aaron Dowdall

Dowdall on Heywood and Blakely and Stith and Yesnowitz, 'African Americans in U.S. Foreign Policy: From the Era of Frederick Douglass to the Age of Obama'


Linda Heywood, Allison Blakely, Charles Stith, Joshua C. Yesnowitz, eds. African Americans in U.S. Foreign Policy: From the Era of Frederick Douglass to the Age of Obama. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2015. 264 pp. $28.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-252-08041-8; $95.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-252-03887-7.

Reviewed by Aaron Dowdall (University of Wisconsin - Madison)
Published on H-Diplo (July, 2015)
Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

Author: 
Norton Wheeler
Reviewer: 
Zachary Fredman

Fredman on Wheeler, 'Role of American NGOs in China's Modernization: Invited Influence'


Norton Wheeler. Role of American NGOs in China's Modernization: Invited Influence. Asia's Transformations Series. New York: Routledge, 2014. 240 pp. $54.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-138-02275-1; $140.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-415-50657-1.

Reviewed by Zachary Fredman (Boston University)
Published on H-Diplo (June, 2015)
Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

Author: 
Michael P. Colaresi
Reviewer: 
D.M. (Deirdre) Curtin

Curtin on Colaresi, 'Democracy Declassified: Oversight and the Secrecy Dilemma in Liberal States'


Michael P. Colaresi. Democracy Declassified: Oversight and the Secrecy Dilemma in Liberal States. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2014. 400 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-938977-3.

Reviewed by D.M. (Deirdre) Curtin (University of Amsterdam)
Published on H-Diplo (June, 2015)
Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

A Red Queens Race

Author: 
Mark A. Bradley
Reviewer: 
Kristie Macrakis

Macrakis on Bradley, 'A Very Principled Boy: The Life of Duncan Lee, Red Spy and Cold Warrior'


Mark A. Bradley. A Very Principled Boy: The Life of Duncan Lee, Red Spy and Cold Warrior. New York: Basic Books, 2014. 384 pp. $29.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-465-03009-5.

Reviewed by Kristie Macrakis (Georgia Institute of Technology)
Published on H-Diplo (June, 2015)
Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

A Red Spy That Got Away