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H-Diplo Article Review 907 on Jay Sexton.  “From Triumph to Crisis: An American Tradition.”

H-Diplo Article Review
No. 907

5 December 2019

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

Jay Sexton.  “From Triumph to Crisis: An American Tradition.”  Diplomatic History 43:3 (June 2019):  405-417.

URL: https://hdiplo.org/to/AR907  

Review by Katherine C. Epstein, Rutgers University-Camden

Call for Papers, 2020 NASIH Conference, University of Toronto, November 12 - 14, 2020

The North American Society For Intelligence History and The Canadian Foreign Intelligence History Project announce a call for papers for the 2020 NASIH Conference. The conference will take place at Trinity College at The University of Toronto on November 12 - 14, 2020.

H-Diplo Article Review 906 on Stephan Kieninger.  “Diplomacy beyond Deterrence: Helmut Schmidt and the Economic Dimension of Ostpolitik.

H-Diplo Article Review
No. 906

4 December 2019

Article Review Editors: Seth Offenbach and Diane Labrosse
Web and Production Editor: George Fujii

Stephan Kieninger.  “Diplomacy beyond Deterrence: Helmut Schmidt and the Economic Dimension of Ostpolitik.  Cold War History (online).  DOI:  https://doi.org/10.1080/14682745.2019.1607308.

 

H-Diplo Article Review 905 on Greg Donaghy.  “Pierre Trudeau and Canada’s Pacific tilt, 1945–1984.” 

H-Diplo Article Review
No. 905

3 December 2019

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

Greg Donaghy.  “Pierre Trudeau and Canada’s Pacific tilt, 1945–1984.”  International Journal 74:1 (March 2019):  135-150.

URL: https://hdiplo.org/to/AR905

 

Review by Joseph Caron, Retired Canadian Ambassador to China and Japan and High Commissioner to India

H-Diplo Roundtable XXI-18 on Preventing Palestine:  A Political History from Camp David to Oslo

H-Diplo Roundtable XXI-18

Seth Anziska.  Preventing Palestine:  A Political History from Camp David to Oslo.  Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2018.  ISBN:  9780691177397 (hardcover, $35.00/£30.00).

2 December 2019 | https://hdiplo.org/to/RT21-18
Roundtable Editors: Thomas Maddux and Diane Labrosse | Production Editor: George Fujii

Contents

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)

H-Diplo Article Review 904 on “Open Door or Sphere of Influence?: The Diplomacy of the Japanese-French Entente and Fukien Question, 1905-1907.”

H-Diplo Article Review
No. 904
29 November 2019

Article Review Editors: Cindy Ewing and Diane Labrosse
Web and Production Editor: George Fujii

Seung-young Kim.  “Open Door or Sphere of Influence?:  The Diplomacy of the Japanese-French Entente and Fukien Question, 1905-1907.”  International History Review 41:1 (2019):  105-129.  DOI:  https://doi.org/10.1080/07075332.2017.1388265

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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)

Author: 
Jennifer Hubbert
Reviewer: 
Derek Sheridan

Sheridan on Hubbert, 'China in the World: An Anthropology of Confucius Institutes, Soft Power, and Globalization'

Jennifer Hubbert. China in the World: An Anthropology of Confucius Institutes, Soft Power, and Globalization. Honolulu: University of Hawai‘i Press, 2019. viii + 234 pp. $68.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8248-7820-7.

Reviewed by Derek Sheridan (Academia Sinica) Published on H-Diplo (November, 2019) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)