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CFP: Paradigms of Change in Modernizing Asia and America-Ghent University, Belgium, October 13, 2017

Dear Colleagues,

Together with the Catholic University of Leuven (KU Leuven), Ghent University is organising a conference entitled "Paradigms of Change in Modernising Asia and America". The event will take place in Ghent, Belgium on October 13, 2017.  

The conference aims at a collective reflection on the development of a new vocabulary of change outside of Europe between the end of the nineteenth century and the first half of the twentieth century, in connection with the process of modernisation.

ISSF Roundtable 9-16 on Coercion, Survival, and War: Why Weak States Resist the United States

H-Diplo | ISSF Roundtable, Volume IX, No. 16 (2017)
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H-Diplo/ISSF Editors:  Thomas Maddux and Diane Labrosse
H-Diplo/ISSF Roundtable and Web/Production Editor:  George Fujii

Phil M. Haun.  Coercion, Survival, and WarWhy Weak States Resist the United States.  Stanford:  Stanford University Press, 2015.  ISBN:  9780804792837 (cloth, $30.00).

Author: 
Wim Klooster
Reviewer: 
Ernst Pijning

Pijning on Klooster, 'The Dutch Moment: War, Trade, and Settlement in the Seventeenth-Century Atlantic World'


Wim Klooster. The Dutch Moment: War, Trade, and Settlement in the Seventeenth-Century Atlantic World. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2016. Illustrations. 432 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8014-5045-7.

Reviewed by Ernst Pijning (Minot State University)
Published on H-Diplo (May, 2017)
Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

Author: 
Adrian Finucane
Reviewer: 
Adrian Pearce

Pearce on Finucane, 'The Temptations of Trade: Britain, Spain, and the Struggle for Empire'


Adrian Finucane. The Temptations of Trade: Britain, Spain, and the Struggle for Empire. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2016. 224 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8122-4812-8.

Reviewed by Adrian Pearce (University College London)
Published on H-Diplo (May, 2017)
Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

H-Diplo Publication Schedule, 22 May to 09 June

The H-Diplo publication schedule for the period of 22 May to 09 June is as follows:

Week of 22 May:

1. H-Diplo/ISSF Roundtable Review of Phil M. Haun, Coercion, Survival, and WarWhy Weak States Resist the United States.  Stanford:  Stanford University Press, 2015.

Introduction by Dan Byman, Georgetown University

Reviewed by:

Dan Altman, Dartmouth College

Christine M. Leah, Yale University

Todd Sechser, University of Virginia

Andrew L. Stigler, Naval War College

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Author: 
Wim Klooster
Reviewer: 
Ernst Pijning

Pijning on Klooster, 'The Dutch Moment: War, Trade, and Settlement in the Seventeenth-Century Atlantic World'


Wim Klooster. The Dutch Moment: War, Trade, and Settlement in the Seventeenth-Century Atlantic World. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2016. Illustrations. 432 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8014-5045-7.

Reviewed by Ernst Pijning (Minot State University)
Published on H-Diplo (May, 2017)
Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

Author: 
Adrian Finucane
Reviewer: 
Adrian Pearce

Pearce on Finucane, 'The Temptations of Trade: Britain, Spain, and the Struggle for Empire'


Adrian Finucane. The Temptations of Trade: Britain, Spain, and the Struggle for Empire. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2016. 224 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8122-4812-8.

Reviewed by Adrian Pearce (University College London)
Published on H-Diplo (May, 2017)
Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

Author: 
J. Kael Weston
Reviewer: 
Carrie A. Lee

Lee on Weston, 'The Mirror Test: America at War in Iraq and Afghanistan'


J. Kael Weston. The Mirror Test: America at War in Iraq and Afghanistan. Knopf, 2016. 608 pp. 28.95 (hardcover), ISBN 978-0-385-35112-6.

Reviewed by Carrie A. Lee (University of Notre Dame)
Published on H-Diplo (May, 2017)
Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

Author: 
David Brophy
Reviewer: 
Alexandre Papas

Papas on Brophy, 'Uyghur Nation: Reform and Revolution on the Russia-China Frontier'


David Brophy. Uyghur Nation: Reform and Revolution on the Russia-China Frontier. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2016. 368 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-66037-3.

Reviewed by Alexandre Papas (CNRS-EHESS)
Published on H-Diplo (May, 2017)
Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

Author: 
Rhoda E. Howard-Hassmann
Reviewer: 
Eric A. Heinze

Heinze on Howard-Hassmann, 'State Food Crimes'


Rhoda E. Howard-Hassmann. State Food Crimes. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2016. 288 pp. $29.99 (paper), ISBN 978-1-107-58996-4; $99.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-107-13352-5.

Reviewed by Eric A. Heinze (University of Oklahoma)
Published on H-Diplo (May, 2017)
Commissioned by Seth Offenbach