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ISSF Policy Series: The Madman Myth: Trump and the Bomb

H-Diplo | ISSF POLICY Series
America and the World—2017 and Beyond

“The Madman Myth: Trump and the Bomb”

Essay by

Todd S. Sechser, University of Virginia

Matthew Fuhrmann, Texas A&M University

Published on 22 March 2017 | issforum.org

Editors: Robert Jervis, Francis Gavin, Joshua Rovner, and Diane Labrosse
Web and Production Editor: George Fujii

ANN: National Coalition for History Update

The National Coalition for History has just posted a news item on U.S. President Donald Trump's budget proposal, which proposes to eliminate the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Title VI/Fulbright-Hays International Education Programs. It is important to keep in mind that this is just a blueprint, not a detailed budget and that U.S.Congress ultimately controls appropriations.  

ISSF Policy Series: Leaking about Donald Trump in the Age of False News

H-Diplo | ISSF POLICY Series
America and the World—2017 and Beyond

“Leaking about Donald Trump in the Age of False News”

Essay by Sam Lebovic, George Mason University

Published on 21 March 2017 | issforum.org

Editors: Robert Jervis, Francis Gavin, Joshua Rovner, and Diane Labrosse
Web and Production Editor: George Fujii

Author: 
Hallvard Notaker, Giles Scott-Smith, David J. Snyder, eds.
Reviewer: 
Brian R. Robertson

Robertson on Notaker and Scott-Smith and Snyder, 'Reasserting America in the 1970s: U.S. Public Diplomacy and the Rebuilding of America's Image Abroad'


Hallvard Notaker, Giles Scott-Smith, David J. Snyder, eds. Reasserting America in the 1970s: U.S. Public Diplomacy and the Rebuilding of America's Image Abroad. Key Studies in Diplomacy Series. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2016. 256 pp. $34.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-78499-331-3.

Reviewed by Brian R. Robertson (Texas A & M University, Central Texas)
Published on H-Diplo (March, 2017)
Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

H-Diplo Publication Schedule, 20 March to 14 April

The H-Diplo publication schedule for the period 20 March to 14 April is as follows:

1. H-Diplo Roundtable Review of Philip Muehlenbeck, Czechoslovakia in Africa, 1945-1968. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2016.

Introduction by Andy DeRoche, Front Range Community College

Reviewed by:

Alanna O’Malley, Leiden University

Maxim Matusevich, Seton Hall University

Sergey Mazov, Russian Academy of Sciences

2. The H-Diplo/ISSF Policy Series: America and the World - 2017 and Beyond

CfP: China in Latin America Working Papers Series

CFP: China in Latin America Working Papers Series

The Asian Studies Center (ASC) and the Center for Latin American Studies (CLAS) at the University of Pittsburgh jointly invite submissions for a series of working papers about the role of China in Latin America. The intent of the series is to promote research and dialogue across disciplines on the varied impacts of China’s involvement in the region. Possible themes include but are not limited to the following:

-The history of relations between China and Latin America, both modern and pre-modern

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Recent Reviews

Author: 
Akiko Tsuchiya, William G. Acree Jr., eds.
Reviewer: 
Aaron Mallari

Mallari on Tsuchiya and Acree Jr., 'Empire's End: Transnational Connections in the Hispanic World'


Akiko Tsuchiya, William G. Acree Jr., eds. Empire's End: Transnational Connections in the Hispanic World. Nashville: Vanderbilt University Press, 2016. 240 pp. $34.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8265-2077-7; $69.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8265-2076-0.

Reviewed by Aaron Mallari (University of the Philippines, Diliman)
Published on H-Diplo (March, 2017)
Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

Author: 
Hallvard Notaker, Giles Scott-Smith, David J. Snyder, eds.
Reviewer: 
Brian R. Robertson

Robertson on Notaker and Scott-Smith and Snyder, 'Reasserting America in the 1970s: U.S. Public Diplomacy and the Rebuilding of America's Image Abroad'


Hallvard Notaker, Giles Scott-Smith, David J. Snyder, eds. Reasserting America in the 1970s: U.S. Public Diplomacy and the Rebuilding of America's Image Abroad. Key Studies in Diplomacy Series. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2016. 256 pp. $34.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-78499-331-3.

Reviewed by Brian R. Robertson (Texas A & M University, Central Texas)
Published on H-Diplo (March, 2017)
Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

Author: 
Douglas A. Wissing
Reviewer: 
Scott Lucas

Lucas on Wissing, 'Hopeless but Optimistic: Journeying through America's Endless War in Afghanistan'


Douglas A. Wissing. Hopeless but Optimistic: Journeying through America's Endless War in Afghanistan. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2016. xv + 172 pp. $30.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-253-02285-1.

Reviewed by Scott Lucas (University of Birmingham)
Published on H-Diplo (March, 2017)
Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

Author: 
Mark Bradley
Reviewer: 
Steven L. B. Jensen

Jensen on Bradley, 'The World Reimagined: Americans and Human Rights in the Twentieth Century'


Mark Bradley. The World Reimagined: Americans and Human Rights in the Twentieth Century. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2016. 320 pp. $29.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-521-82975-5.

Reviewed by Steven L. B. Jensen (The Danish Institute for Human Rights)
Published on H-Diplo (March, 2017)
Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

Author: 
Louis Sell
Reviewer: 
Robert D. English

English on Sell, 'From Washington to Moscow: US-Soviet Relations and the Collapse of the USSR'


Louis Sell. From Washington to Moscow: US-Soviet Relations and the Collapse of the USSR. Durham: Duke University Press Books, 2016. 416 pp. $99.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8223-6179-4; $27.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8223-6195-4.

Reviewed by Robert D. English (University of Southern California)
Published on H-Diplo (March, 2017)
Commissioned by Seth Offenbach