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H-Diplo Article Review 911 on Till Florian Tömmel.  “The German Question in Jakarta Indonesia in West German foreign policy, 1955-1965.”

H-Diplo Article Review
No. 911
13 December 2019

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

Till Florian Tömmel.  “The German Question in Jakarta Indonesia in West German foreign policy, 1955-1965.”  Cold War History 19:1 (2019): 119-140.  DOI: https://doi.org/10.1080/14682745.2018.1504777

URL: https://hdiplo.org/to/AR911

 

H-Diplo Article Review Forum 910 on “Christianity, Gender, and the Language of the World.”

H-Diplo Article Review Forum
No. 910
12 December 2019

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

“Christianity, Gender, and the Language of the World.”  Journal of American-East Asian Relations 24:4 (2017): 305-403.

Reviewed by:

Sarah Griffiths, Queens University, North Carolina
Melani McAlister, George Washington University
John Stanley, Kurtztown University
Dong Wang, Shanghai University

 

Bush School/Albritton Center for Grand Strategy Fellowships

Colleagues,

The Albritton Center for Grand Strategy at the Bush School invites applications to its residential fellowship program for the 2020-2021 academic year. The program will support one pre-doctoral and one post-doctoral fellow.  See the ad below for more information. We will review applications on a rolling basis.

Best,

John

Albritton Center for Grand Strategy – Pre- and Post-Doctoral Fellowships

H-Diplo Review Essay 182 on In the Name of Women’s Tights: The Rise of Femonationalism. Durham: Duke University Press, 2017

H-Diplo Essay No. 182
An H-Diplo Review Essay
11 December 2019

Review Editors:  Daniel Steinmetz-Jenkins and Diane Labrosse
Production Editor:  George Fujii

Sara Farris.  In the Name of Women’s Tights:  The Rise of Femonationalism.  Durham: Duke University Press, 2017.  ISBN:  978-0-8223-6960-8 (cloth, $99.95); 978-0-8223-6974-5 (paper, $26.95).

URL: https://hdiplo.org/to/E182

H-Diplo Article Review 909 on “Western Europe and the Collapse of Bretton Woods.” 

H-Diplo Article Review
No. 909
10 December 2019

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

Michael De Groot.  “Western Europe and the Collapse of Bretton Woods.”  International Journal 74:2 (2019):  282-300.  DOI:  https://doi.org/10.1177/0020702019852698

URL: https://hdiplo.org/to/AR909  

 

H-Diplo Roundtable XXI-19 on Cold War Democracy:  The United States and Japan

H-Diplo Roundtable XXI-19

Jennifer M. Miller.  Cold War Democracy:  The United States and JapanCambridge:  Harvard University Press, 2019.  ISBN:  9780674976344 (hardcover, $45.00/£36.95/€40.50).

9 December 2019 | https://hdiplo.org/to/RT21-19
Roundtable Editors: Thomas Maddux and Diane Labrosse | Production Editor: George Fujii

Contents

Author: 
Aurélie Basha i Novosejt
Reviewer: 
Terry Anderson

Anderson on Basha i Novosejt, '"I Made Mistakes": Robert McNamara's Vietnam War Policy, 1960-1968'

Aurélie Basha i Novosejt. "I Made Mistakes": Robert McNamara's Vietnam War Policy, 1960-1968. Cambridge Studies in US Foreign Relations Series. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2019. Illustrations. 338 pp. $49.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-108-41553-8.

Reviewed by Terry Anderson (Texas A&M University) Published on H-Diplo (December, 2019) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

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Author: 
Aurélie Basha i Novosejt
Reviewer: 
Terry Anderson

Anderson on Basha i Novosejt, '"I Made Mistakes": Robert McNamara's Vietnam War Policy, 1960-1968'

Aurélie Basha i Novosejt. "I Made Mistakes": Robert McNamara's Vietnam War Policy, 1960-1968. Cambridge Studies in US Foreign Relations Series. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2019. Illustrations. 338 pp. $49.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-108-41553-8.

Reviewed by Terry Anderson (Texas A&M University) Published on H-Diplo (December, 2019) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Benny Morris, Dror Zeʼevi
Reviewer: 
Hans-Lukas Kieser

Kieser on Morris and Zeʼevi, 'The Thirty-Year Genocide: Turkey's Destruction of its Christian Minorities, 1894-1924'

Benny Morris, Dror Zeʼevi. The Thirty-Year Genocide: Turkey's Destruction of its Christian Minorities, 1894-1924. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2019. 672 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-91645-6.

Reviewed by Hans-Lukas Kieser (The University of Newcastle and The University of Zurich) Published on H-Diplo (December, 2019) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Manu Karuka
Reviewer: 
Brenden W. Rensink

Rensink on Karuka, 'Empire's Tracks: Indigenous Nations, Chinese Workers, and the Transcontinental Railroad'

Manu Karuka. Empire's Tracks: Indigenous Nations, Chinese Workers, and the Transcontinental Railroad. American Crossroads Series. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2019. Illustrations. xv + 297 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-520-29664-0; $85.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-520-29662-6.

Reviewed by Brenden W. Rensink (Brigham Young University) Published on H-Diplo (November, 2019) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Raffael Scheck, Fabien Théofilakis, Julia S. Torrie, eds.
Reviewer: 
Aviel Roshwald

Roshwald on Scheck and Théofilakis and Torrie, 'German-occupied Europe in the Second World War'

Raffael Scheck, Fabien Théofilakis, Julia S. Torrie, eds. German-occupied Europe in the Second World War. Abingdon: Routledge, 2019. 276 pp. $140.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-138-50149-2.

Reviewed by Aviel Roshwald (Georgetown University) Published on H-Diplo (November, 2019) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Timothy Andrews Sayle
Reviewer: 
Andrea Chiampan

Chiampan on Sayle, 'Enduring Alliance: A History of NATO and the Postwar Global Order'

Timothy Andrews Sayle. Enduring Alliance: A History of NATO and the Postwar Global Order. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2019. 360 pp. $34.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-5017-3550-9.

Reviewed by Andrea Chiampan (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) Published on H-Diplo (November, 2019) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)