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Author: 
Rosa Brooks
Reviewer: 
Mike Pavelec

Pavelec on Brooks, 'How Everything Became War and the Military Became Everything: Tales from the Pentagon'


Rosa Brooks. How Everything Became War and the Military Became Everything: Tales from the Pentagon. New York: Simon & Schuster, 2016. 448 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4767-7786-3; $17.00 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4767-7787-0.

Reviewed by Mike Pavelec (Air Command and Staff College)
Published on H-Diplo (February, 2017)
Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

H-Diplo Article Review 682 on The Desperate Diplomat: Saburo Kurusu’s Memoir of the Weeks before Pearl Harbor

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Article Review
No. 682
24 February 2017

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

J. Garry Clifford and Masako R. Okura. The Desperate Diplomat: Saburo Kurusu’s Memoir of the Weeks before Pearl Harbor. Columbia: University of Missouri Press, 2016. ISBN: 978-0-8262-2037-0 (hardcover, $35.00).

Call for Proposals: The Oxford International History of East Asia Research Seminar

Call for Proposals: The Oxford International History of East Asia Research Seminar

Summer (Trinity) Term 2017  – University of Oxford China Centre

The convenors, Pete Millwood, Helena Ferreira Santos Lopes and Nelson Kaiho So, invite proposals for the summer term (Trinity) 2017 session of the Oxford International History of East Asia Research Seminar.

H-Diplo Article Review 681 on “America, India, and Kashmir, 1945–49: ‘If Ignorance about India in This Country is Deep, Ignorance About the [Princely] States is Abysmal’.”

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Article Review
No. 681

23 February 2017

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

Rakesh Ankit, “America, India, and Kashmir, 1945–49: ‘If Ignorance about India in This Country is Deep, Ignorance About the [Princely] States is Abysmal’.” Diplomacy & Statecraft 27:1 (March 2016): 22-44.

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Recent Reviews

Author: 
Rosa Brooks
Reviewer: 
Mike Pavelec

Pavelec on Brooks, 'How Everything Became War and the Military Became Everything: Tales from the Pentagon'


Rosa Brooks. How Everything Became War and the Military Became Everything: Tales from the Pentagon. New York: Simon & Schuster, 2016. 448 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4767-7786-3; $17.00 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4767-7787-0.

Reviewed by Mike Pavelec (Air Command and Staff College)
Published on H-Diplo (February, 2017)
Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

Author: 
Hsiao-ting Lin
Reviewer: 
Stephen G. Craft

Craft on Lin, 'Accidental State: Chiang Kai-shek, the United States, and the Making of Taiwan'


Hsiao-ting Lin. Accidental State: Chiang Kai-shek, the United States, and the Making of Taiwan. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2016. Maps. 352 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-65981-0.

Reviewed by Stephen G. Craft (Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University)
Published on H-Diplo (February, 2017)
Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

Author: 
Amy E. Eckert
Reviewer: 
Eugenio Cusumano

Cusumano on Eckert, 'Outsourcing War: The Just War Tradition in the Age of Military Privatization'


Amy E. Eckert. Outsourcing War: The Just War Tradition in the Age of Military Privatization. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2016. 200 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8014-5420-2.

Reviewed by Eugenio Cusumano (Leiden University)
Published on H-Diplo (February, 2017)
Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

Author: 
M. Kathryn Edwards
Reviewer: 
Michael G. Vann

Vann on Edwards, 'Contesting Indochina: French Remembrance between Decolonization and Cold War'


M. Kathryn Edwards. Contesting Indochina: French Remembrance between Decolonization and Cold War. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2016. 328 pp. $70.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-520-28860-7.

Reviewed by Michael G. Vann (Sacramento State University)
Published on H-Diplo (February, 2017)
Commissioned by Seth Offenbach