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H-Diplo Roundtable XX-39 on Southeast Asia’s Cold War: An Interpretive History

H-Diplo Roundtable Review
Volume XX, No. 39

20 May 2019

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

Ang Cheng Guan.  Southeast Asia’s Cold War:  An Interpretive History.  Honolulu:  University of Hawai’i Press, 2018.  ISBN:  9780824872571 (hardback, $68.00); 9780824873479 (paperback, $30.00).

URL: http://www.tiny.cc/Roundtable-XX-39

Contents

Author: 
Emrah Sahin
Reviewer: 
Andrew Patrick

Patrick on Sahin, 'Faithful Encounters: Authorities and American Missionaries in the Ottoman Empire'

Emrah Sahin. Faithful Encounters: Authorities and American Missionaries in the Ottoman Empire. Montreal: McGill-Queen's University Press, 2018. 264 pp. $34.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-7735-5462-7.

Reviewed by Andrew Patrick (Tennessee State University) Published on H-Diplo (May, 2019) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Thomas Tunstall Allcock
Reviewer: 
Chris Foss

Foss on Allcock, 'Thomas C. Mann: President Johnson, the Cold War, and the Restructuring of Latin American Foreign Policy'

Thomas Tunstall Allcock. Thomas C. Mann: President Johnson, the Cold War, and the Restructuring of Latin American Foreign Policy. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 2018. 284 pp. $60.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8131-7615-4.

Reviewed by Chris Foss (University of Portland) Published on H-Diplo (May, 2019) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

H-Diplo Article Review 858- Ewing on Musto. “Non-Alignment and Beyond: India’s Interest in Latin America, 1961-1972.”

H-Diplo Article Review
No. 858
17 May 2019

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

Ryan A. Musto.  “Non-Alignment and Beyond:  India’s Interest in Latin America, 1961-1972.”  Diplomacy & Statecraft 29:4 (2018):  613-637.  DOI:  https://doi.org/10.1080/09592296.2018.1528783.

URL: http://tiny.cc/AR858

 

H-Diplo Article Review 857- Hsiung on Shmagin. “They Fear Us, yet Cling to Us: Russian Negotiations with Tsushima Domain Officials during the 1861 Tsushima Incident.”

H-Diplo Article Review
No. 857
16 May 2019

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

Viktor Shmagin.  “They Fear Us, yet Cling to Us: Russian Negotiations with Tsushima Domain Officials during the 1861 Tsushima Incident.”  The International History Review 39:3 (2017): 521-545.

URL: http://tiny.cc/AR857

H-Net Job Guide Weekly Report for H-Diplo: 6-13 May

The following jobs were posted to the H-Net Job Guide from 6 May 2019 to 13 May 2019. See the H-Net Job Guide website at
http://www.h-net.org/jobs/ for more information.  To contact the Job Guide, write to jobguide@mail.h-net.msu.edu, or call +1-517-432-5134 between 9 am and 5 pm US Eastern time.

DIPLOMACY AND INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS

George Washington University - National Churchill Library and Center 
Research Graduate Fellowship

H-Diplo Article Review 856- Athanassopoulou on Koumas. “Cold War Dilemmas, Superpower Influence, and Regional Interests; Greece and the Palestinian Question, 1947-1949.”

H-Diplo Article Review
No. 856
14 May 2019

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

Manolis Koumas.  “Cold War Dilemmas, Superpower Influence, and Regional Interests; Greece and the Palestinian Question, 1947-1949.”  Journal of Cold War Studies 19:1 (2017): 99-124.  DOI:  https://doi.org/10.1162/JCWS_a_00719.

URL: http://tiny.cc/AR856

International Conference "Italy and the Suez Canal", Turin, 23-24 May 2019

The International Conference "Italy and the Suez Canal, a Global History from the mid-19th Century to the Present" will be held in Turin at the University of Turin (Campus Luigi Einaudi, Sala lauree rossa, Lungo Dora Siena 100/A) and the Accademia delle Scienze (Sala dei Mappamondi, via Accademia delle Scienze 6) on May 23 and 24 2019.

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Recent Reviews

Author: 
Emrah Sahin
Reviewer: 
Andrew Patrick

Patrick on Sahin, 'Faithful Encounters: Authorities and American Missionaries in the Ottoman Empire'

Emrah Sahin. Faithful Encounters: Authorities and American Missionaries in the Ottoman Empire. Montreal: McGill-Queen's University Press, 2018. 264 pp. $34.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-7735-5462-7.

Reviewed by Andrew Patrick (Tennessee State University) Published on H-Diplo (May, 2019) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Thomas Tunstall Allcock
Reviewer: 
Chris Foss

Foss on Allcock, 'Thomas C. Mann: President Johnson, the Cold War, and the Restructuring of Latin American Foreign Policy'

Thomas Tunstall Allcock. Thomas C. Mann: President Johnson, the Cold War, and the Restructuring of Latin American Foreign Policy. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 2018. 284 pp. $60.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8131-7615-4.

Reviewed by Chris Foss (University of Portland) Published on H-Diplo (May, 2019) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Steve Coll
Reviewer: 
Barbara Elias

Elias on Coll, 'Directorate S: The C.I.A. and America's Secret Wars in Afghanistan and Pakistan'

Steve Coll. Directorate S: The C.I.A. and America's Secret Wars in Afghanistan and Pakistan. New York: Penguin Books, 2018. Illustrations. xxiii + 757 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-59420-458-6; $18.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-241-33735-6.

Reviewed by Barbara Elias (Bowdoin College) Published on H-Diplo (May, 2019) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
William O. Walker
Reviewer: 
Shaul Mitelpunkt

Mitelpunkt on Walker, 'The Rise and Decline of the American Century'

William O. Walker. The Rise and Decline of the American Century. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2018. 306 pp. $46.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-5017-2613-2.

Reviewed by Shaul Mitelpunkt (University of York) Published on H-Diplo (May, 2019) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)