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H-Diplo Publication Schedule, 27 February to 25 March

The H-Diplo publication schedule for the period 27 February to 25 March is as follows:

Week of 27 February:

1. H-Diplo Roundtable Review of Zhihua Shen and Yafeng Xia, Mao and the Sino-Soviet Partnership, 1945-1959: A New History.  New York: Lexington Books, 2015.

Introduction by Sergey Radchenko, Cardiff University

Reviewers:

Jeremy Friedman, Harvard University

Austin Jersild, Old Dominion University

Deborah Kaple, Princeton University

Steven Levine, University of Montana

Author: 
Nicholas J. Schlosser
Reviewer: 
Joan Clinefelter

Clinefelter on Schlosser, 'Cold War on the Airwaves: The Radio Propaganda War against East Germany'


Nicholas J. Schlosser. Cold War on the Airwaves: The Radio Propaganda War against East Germany. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2015. 256 pp. $50.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-252-03969-0.

Reviewed by Joan Clinefelter (University of Northern Colorado)
Published on H-Diplo (February, 2017)
Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

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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Author: 
Nicholas J. Schlosser
Reviewer: 
Joan Clinefelter

Clinefelter on Schlosser, 'Cold War on the Airwaves: The Radio Propaganda War against East Germany'


Nicholas J. Schlosser. Cold War on the Airwaves: The Radio Propaganda War against East Germany. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2015. 256 pp. $50.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-252-03969-0.

Reviewed by Joan Clinefelter (University of Northern Colorado)
Published on H-Diplo (February, 2017)
Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

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