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H-Diplo Roundtable XXI-43 on Cormac. Disrupt and Deny: Spies, Special Forces, and the Secret Pursuit of British Foreign Policy

H-Diplo Roundtable XXI-43

Rory Cormac.  Disrupt and Deny: Spies, Special Forces, and the Secret Pursuit of British Foreign Policy.  Oxford:  Oxford University Press, 2018.  ISBN: 9780198784593 (hardcover, $27.95).

25 May 2020 | https://hdiplo.org/to/RT21-43
Editor: Diane Labrosse | Commissioning Editor: Thomas Maddux | Production Editor: George Fujii

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Prize for international scholars: Shelley Fisher Fishkin Prize 2020 (Deadline May 15)

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Scholars based at institutions outside the United States and independent scholars based outside the US are encourged to apply for this year's annual Shelley Fisher Fishkin Prize for International Scholarship in Transnational American Studies. To apply, email a copy of an article or book excerpt published in the last three years together with a CV and abstract. Entries will be adjudicated by Keith P.

H-Diplo Roundtable XXI-42 on Bessner and Logevall, “Recentering the United States in the Historiography of American Foreign Relations.”

H-Diplo Roundtable XXI-42

Daniel Bessner and Fredrik Logevall.  “Recentering the United States in the Historiography of American Foreign Relations.”  Texas National Security Review 3:2 (Spring 2020).

25 May 2020 | https://hdiplo.org/to/RT21-42
Editors: Diane Labrosse and Thomas Maddux | Commissioning Editor and Chair: Daniel Immerwahr
Production Editor: George Fujii

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Author: 
Maile Arvin
Reviewer: 
Tom Smith

Smith on Arvin, 'Possessing Polynesians: The Science of Settler Colonial Whiteness in Hawai‘i and Oceania'

Maile Arvin. Possessing Polynesians: The Science of Settler Colonial Whiteness in Hawai‘i and Oceania. Durham: Duke University Press, 2019. Illustrations. 311 pp. $27.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4780-0633-6

Reviewed by Tom Smith (University of Cambridge) Published on H-Diplo (May, 2020) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Eiichiro Azuma
Reviewer: 
Michael Thornton

Thornton on Azuma, 'In Search of Our Frontier: Japanese America and Settler Colonialism in the Construction of Japan's Borderless Empire'

Eiichiro Azuma. In Search of Our Frontier: Japanese America and Settler Colonialism in the Construction of Japan's Borderless Empire. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2019. xii + 353 pp. $75.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-520-30438-3.

Reviewed by Michael Thornton (Yale University) Published on H-Diplo (May, 2020) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Announcing the Podcast Historias from the Southeastern Council of Latin American Studies (SECOLAS)

We’re pleased to announce that the Southeastern Council of Latin American Studies (SECOLAS) has established a podcast called Historias, run by Steven Hyland and Dustin Walcher.  A good number of our episodes are of direct interest to H-Diplo readers.  A sampling of those episodes is listed below, and the entire archive of episodes is available on the 

H-Diplo Essay 233- Elizabeth Cobbs on Learning the Scholar’s Craft: Reflections of Historians and International Relations Scholars

H-Diplo Essay 233

Essay Series on Learning the Scholar’s Craft: Reflections of Historians and International Relations Scholars
22 May 2020

Roads Less Traveled

https://hdiplo.org/to/E233
Series Editor: Diane Labrosse | Production Editor: George Fujii

H-Diplo Article Review 952 on Pedemonte.  “A Case of ‘New Soviet Internationalism’:  Relations between the USSR and Chile’s Christian Democratic Government, 1964-1970.”

H-Diplo Article Review 952

21 May 2020

Rafael Pedemonte.  “A Case of ‘New Soviet Internationalism’:  Relations between the USSR and Chile’s Christian Democratic Government, 1964-1970.”  Journal of Cold War Studies 21:3 (Summer 2019):  4-25.  DOI:  https://doi.org/10.1162/jcws_a_00894.

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Author: 
Maile Arvin
Reviewer: 
Tom Smith

Smith on Arvin, 'Possessing Polynesians: The Science of Settler Colonial Whiteness in Hawai‘i and Oceania'

Maile Arvin. Possessing Polynesians: The Science of Settler Colonial Whiteness in Hawai‘i and Oceania. Durham: Duke University Press, 2019. Illustrations. 311 pp. $27.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4780-0633-6

Reviewed by Tom Smith (University of Cambridge) Published on H-Diplo (May, 2020) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Eiichiro Azuma
Reviewer: 
Michael Thornton

Thornton on Azuma, 'In Search of Our Frontier: Japanese America and Settler Colonialism in the Construction of Japan's Borderless Empire'

Eiichiro Azuma. In Search of Our Frontier: Japanese America and Settler Colonialism in the Construction of Japan's Borderless Empire. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2019. xii + 353 pp. $75.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-520-30438-3.

Reviewed by Michael Thornton (Yale University) Published on H-Diplo (May, 2020) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Tyrone L. Groh
Reviewer: 
Alexandra Chinchilla

Chinchilla on Groh, 'Proxy War: The Least Bad Option'

Tyrone L. Groh. Proxy War: The Least Bad Option. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2019. 255 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-5036-0818-4

Reviewed by Alexandra Chinchilla (University of Chicago) Published on H-Diplo (May, 2020) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Vince Houghton
Reviewer: 
Paul M. McGarr

McGarr on Houghton, 'The Nuclear Spies: America's Atomic Intelligence Operation against Hitler and Stalin'

Vince Houghton. The Nuclear Spies: America's Atomic Intelligence Operation against Hitler and Stalin. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2019. 248 pp. $27.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-5017-3959-0

Reviewed by Paul M. McGarr (University of Nottingham) Published on H-Diplo (May, 2020) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Maddalena Marinari
Reviewer: 
Rachel R. Winslow

Winslow on Marinari, 'Unwanted: Italian and Jewish Mobilization against Restrictive Laws, 1882-1965'

Maddalena Marinari. Unwanted: Italian and Jewish Mobilization against Restrictive Laws, 1882-1965. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2020. 280 pp. $90.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4696-5292-4; $27.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4696-5293-1.

Reviewed by Rachel R. Winslow (Westmont College) Published on H-Diplo (May, 2020) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)