Recent Discussions

Author: 
Edward Kaplan
Reviewer: 
Kristan Stoddart

Stoddart on Kaplan, 'To Kill Nations: American Strategy in the Air-Atomic Age and the Rise of Mutually Assured Destruction'


Edward Kaplan. To Kill Nations: American Strategy in the Air-Atomic Age and the Rise of Mutually Assured Destruction. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2015. Illustrations. 272 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8014-5248-2.

Reviewed by Kristan Stoddart (Aberystwyth University)
Published on H-Diplo (November, 2015)
Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

Author: 
Mary Ann Heiss, Michael J. Hogan, eds.
Reviewer: 
Glenn Hastedt

Hastedt on Heiss and Hogan, 'Origins of the National Security State and the Legacy of Harry S. Truman'


Mary Ann Heiss, Michael J. Hogan, eds. Origins of the National Security State and the Legacy of Harry S. Truman. Truman Legacy Series. Kirksville: Truman State University Press, 2015. Illustrations. 256 pp. $34.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-61248-124-1.

Reviewed by Glenn Hastedt (James Madison University)
Published on H-Diplo (November, 2015)
Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

H-Diplo Publication Schedule, 16 November to 18 December

The H-Diplo publication schedule for the period 16 November to 18 December is as follows:

Week of 16 November:

1.  H-Diplo/ISSF Roundtable Review of Or Rabinowitz, Bargaining on Nuclear Tests: Washington And Its Cold War Rivals, (Oxford University Press, 2014).

Introduction by Francis J. Gavin, MIT

Reviewed by:

Gaurav Kampani, University of Tulsa.

Jayita Sarkar, Columbia University

H-Diplo Article Review 566 on “America’s Rebalance to the Asia-Pacific: The Impact on Canada’s Strategic Thinking and Maritime Posture.” [11 October 2015]

H-Diplo Article Reviews
No. 566
Published on 11 November 2015

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

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Recent Reviews

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

Author: 
David A. Baldwin
Reviewer: 
Christopher J. Dolan

Dolan on Baldwin, 'Power and International Relations: A Conceptual Approach'


David A. Baldwin. Power and International Relations: A Conceptual Approach. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2016. xii + 223 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-691-17200-2.

Reviewed by Christopher J. Dolan (Lebanon Valley College)
Published on H-Diplo (March, 2017)
Commissioned by Seth Offenbach