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H-Diplo Roundtable XVI, 25 on The United States, Italy and the Origins of Cold War: Waging Political Warfare, 1945-1950 [4 May 2015]

H-Diplo Roundtable Review
Volume XVI, No. 25 (2015)
Published to the H-Net Commons on 4 May 2015, and accurate as of that date

Roundtable Editors:  Thomas Maddux and Diane Labrosse
Roundtable and Web Production Editor:  George Fujii
Commissioned for H-Diplo by Thomas R. Maddux

Introduction by Richard Immerman

Author: 
I. William Zartman, Mordechai Melamud, Paul Meerts, eds.
Reviewer: 
Jonathan Hunt

Hunt on Zartman and Melamud and Meerts, 'Banning the Bang or the Bomb?: Negotiating the Nuclear Test Ban Regime'


I. William Zartman, Mordechai Melamud, Paul Meerts, eds. Banning the Bang or the Bomb?: Negotiating the Nuclear Test Ban Regime. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2014. 410 pp. $99.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-107-04400-5.

Reviewed by Jonathan Hunt (Rand Corporation)
Published on H-Diplo (May, 2015)
Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

Putting Humpty Dumpty Together

H-Diplo Publication schedule, 04-29 May

The H-Diplo publication schedule for the period 04-29 May is as follows:

Week of 04 May:

1. H-Diplo Roundtable Review of Kaeten Mistry, The United States, Italy and the Origins of Cold War: Waging Political Warfare, 1945-1950.  Cambridge:  Cambridge University Press, 2014.

Introduction by Richard Immerman, Temple University

Reviewed by:

Alessandro Brogi, University of Arkansas

Guido Formigoni, Iulm University, Milano

John L. Harper, SAIS Europe

Sara Lorenzini, University of Trento, Italy

H-Diplo Review Essay 127 on The World of the John Birch Society: Conspiracy, Conservatism, and the Cold War [1 May 2015]

H-Diplo Essay No. 126
An H-Diplo Review Essay
Published on 1 May 2015 to the H-Net Commons, and accurate as of that date

H-Diplo Essay Editors:  Thomas Maddux and Diane Labrosse
H-Diplo Web and Production Editor:  George Fujii
Commissioned for H-Diplo by Thomas Maddux

 

D. J. Mulloy.  The World of the John Birch Society: Conspiracy, Conservatism, and the Cold War.  Nashville:  Vanderbilt University Press, 2014.  189 pp.  ISBN:  978-0-8265-1981-8 (hardcover, $35).

 

Various: National Security Archive, Wilson Center Lecture

Dear H-Diplo Members:

Please find below two announcements. -Ed.

1. National Security Archive: LBJ Regretted Ordering U.S. Troops into Dominican Republic in 1965, White House Tapes Confirm; Yet He Insisted, “I'd do the same thing right this second.”

2. Wilson Center Annual Michael Van Dusen Lecture on the Middle East: ISIS is about the Arab Past, Not the Future

* * *

1. National Security Archive: LBJ Regretted Ordering U.S. Troops into Dominican Republic in 1965, White House Tapes Confirm; Yet He Insisted, “I'd do the same thing right this second.”

Conf: U.S. Bases and the Construction of Hegemony of Hegemony, Temple University

U.S. Bases and the Construction of Hegemony of Hegemony: A Symposium at the Center for the Study of Force & Diplomacy, Temple University, October 9 - October 10, 2015

Friday, October 9

4:30 pm Keynote Address:   “Base Nation: How U.S. Military Bases Abroad Harm America and the World” - David Vine, American University

7:15 pm Film screening: “Occupy Turkey: Resistance in Baseworld”: Dir. Amy Austin Holmes, American University in Cairo

Saturday, October 10

8:00 am Coffee

H-Diplo Article Review 525 on “Birthing Empire: Economies of Childrearing and the Formation of American Colonialism in Hawai’i, 1820-1848.” [29 April 2015]

H-Diplo Article Reviews
No. 525
Published to the H-Net Commons on 29 April 2015, and accurate as of that date

H-Diplo Article Review Editors:  Thomas Maddux and Diane Labrosse
Web and Production Editor: George Fujii
Commissioned for H-Diplo by Thomas Maddux

Pages

Recent Reviews

Author: 
I. William Zartman, Mordechai Melamud, Paul Meerts, eds.
Reviewer: 
Jonathan Hunt

Hunt on Zartman and Melamud and Meerts, 'Banning the Bang or the Bomb?: Negotiating the Nuclear Test Ban Regime'


I. William Zartman, Mordechai Melamud, Paul Meerts, eds. Banning the Bang or the Bomb?: Negotiating the Nuclear Test Ban Regime. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2014. 410 pp. $99.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-107-04400-5.

Reviewed by Jonathan Hunt (Rand Corporation)
Published on H-Diplo (May, 2015)
Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

Putting Humpty Dumpty Together

Author: 
Carsten Stehn, Henning Melber, eds.
Reviewer: 
Richard K. Al-Qaq

Al-Qaq on Stehn and Melber, 'Peace Diplomacy, Global Justice and International Agency: Rethinking Human Security and Ethics in the Spirit of Dag Hammarskjöld'


Carsten Stehn, Henning Melber, eds. Peace Diplomacy, Global Justice and International Agency: Rethinking Human Security and Ethics in the Spirit of Dag Hammarskjöld. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2014. 635 pp. $150.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-107-03720-5.

Reviewed by Richard K. Al-Qaq (University of London)
Published on H-Diplo (April, 2015)
Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

The Prophet of Turtle Bay

Author: 
Peter Baldwin
Reviewer: 
Adrian Johns

Johns on Baldwin, 'The Copyright Wars: Three Centuries of Trans-Atlantic Battle'


Peter Baldwin. The Copyright Wars: Three Centuries of Trans-Atlantic Battle. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2014. 552 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-691-16182-2.

Reviewed by Adrian Johns (University of Chicago)
Published on H-Diplo (April, 2015)
Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

Author: 
Mary Elise Sarotte
Reviewer: 
Hope M. Harrison

Harrison on Sarotte, 'The Collapse: The Accidental Opening of the Berlin Wall'


Mary Elise Sarotte. The Collapse: The Accidental Opening of the Berlin Wall. New York: Basic Books, 2014. 320 pp. $27.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-465-06494-6.

Reviewed by Hope M. Harrison (George Washington University)
Published on H-Diplo (April, 2015)
Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

Author: 
Todd A. Henry
Reviewer: 
Janet Poole

Poole on Henry, 'Assimilating Seoul: Japanese Rule and the Politics of Public Space in Colonial Korea, 1910-1945'


Todd A. Henry. Assimilating Seoul: Japanese Rule and the Politics of Public Space in Colonial Korea, 1910-1945. Asia Pacific Modern Series. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2014. 320 pp. $49.95 (e-book), ISBN 978-0-520-95841-8; $49.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-520-27655-0.

Reviewed by Janet Poole (University of Toronto)
Published on H-Diplo (April, 2015)
Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

Colonial Seoul’s Contact Zones