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Re: H-Diplo Article Review 570 on “The ‘Vietnam Legion’: West German Psychological Warfare against East German Propaganda in the 1960s.” [25 November 2015]

The closest the West Germans came to a combat role in the Vietnam War, as far as I am aware, was that in 1964, the US Special Operations Group (later renamed Studies and Observations Group) hired some West Germans to serve on small naval vessels used in OPLAN 34A covert operations against the North Vietnamese coast. The Germans proved unsatisfactory and were soon fired. It is unclear whether they had actually conducted any raids against the North Vietnamese coast before they were fired.

CFA: Dartmouth College Post-doctoral Fellowship in U.S. Foreign Policy and International Security

The Dickey Center for International Understanding at Dartmouth College (Hanover, New Hampshire) invites applications for the 2016-17 Dartmouth Fellows Program in U.S. Foreign Policy and International Security. Applicants from all disciplines working on research that bears directly on U.S. foreign policy and international security--including History, Political Science, Economics, Anthropology, Geography, and other fields--are welcome to apply.

H-Net Job Guide Weekly Report for H-Announce: 23 November - 30 November

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The following jobs were posted to the H-Net Job Guide from 23 November 2015 to 30 November 2015. These job postings are included here based on the categories selected by the list editors for H-Announce.

CfA: Visiting Fellows, Centre for Southeast European Studies, University of Graz

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The Centre for Southeast European Studies of the University of Graz is
currently accepting applications for Visiting Fellows for the academic
year 2016-7. The Centre provides research facilities for fellows,
including a working place,  access to the library and full participation
in the activities of the center for a period of one semester (4 months,
Author: 
Susan Bordo, M. Cristina Alcalde, Ellen Rosenman, eds.
Reviewer: 
Valerie M. Hudson

Hudson on Bordo and Alcalde and Rosenman, 'Provocations: A Transnational Reader in the History of Feminist Thought'


Susan Bordo, M. Cristina Alcalde, Ellen Rosenman, eds. Provocations: A Transnational Reader in the History of Feminist Thought. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2015. 608 pp. $59.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-520-26422-9.

Reviewed by Valerie M. Hudson (Texas A&M University)
Published on H-Diplo (November, 2015)
Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

Author: 
William Burr, Jeffrey P. Kimball
Reviewer: 
Luke A. Nichter

Nichter on Burr and Kimball, 'Nixon's Nuclear Specter: The Secret Alert of 1969, Madman Diplomacy, and the Vietnam War'


William Burr, Jeffrey P. Kimball. Nixon's Nuclear Specter: The Secret Alert of 1969, Madman Diplomacy, and the Vietnam War. Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 2015. 448 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7006-2082-1.

Reviewed by Luke A. Nichter (Texas A&M University-Central Texas)
Published on H-Diplo (November, 2015)
Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

H-Diplo Publication Schedule, 30 November to 18 December

The H-Diplo publication schedule for the period 30 November to 18 December is as follows:

Week of 30 November: 

1. H-Diplo/ISSF Roundtable review of Michael MacDonald, Overreach: Delusions of Regime Change in Iraq (Cambridge: MA: Harvard University Press, 2014).

Introduction by: James McAllister, Williams College

Reviewed by:
Andrew Flibbert, Trinity College
Lloyd Gardner, Rutgers University
David Palkki,  Texas A & M University

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Author: 
Wim Klooster
Reviewer: 
Ernst Pijning

Pijning on Klooster, 'The Dutch Moment: War, Trade, and Settlement in the Seventeenth-Century Atlantic World'


Wim Klooster. The Dutch Moment: War, Trade, and Settlement in the Seventeenth-Century Atlantic World. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2016. Illustrations. 432 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8014-5045-7.

Reviewed by Ernst Pijning (Minot State University)
Published on H-Diplo (May, 2017)
Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

Author: 
Adrian Finucane
Reviewer: 
Adrian Pearce

Pearce on Finucane, 'The Temptations of Trade: Britain, Spain, and the Struggle for Empire'


Adrian Finucane. The Temptations of Trade: Britain, Spain, and the Struggle for Empire. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2016. 224 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8122-4812-8.

Reviewed by Adrian Pearce (University College London)
Published on H-Diplo (May, 2017)
Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

Author: 
J. Kael Weston
Reviewer: 
Carrie A. Lee

Lee on Weston, 'The Mirror Test: America at War in Iraq and Afghanistan'


J. Kael Weston. The Mirror Test: America at War in Iraq and Afghanistan. Knopf, 2016. 608 pp. 28.95 (hardcover), ISBN 978-0-385-35112-6.

Reviewed by Carrie A. Lee (University of Notre Dame)
Published on H-Diplo (May, 2017)
Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

Author: 
David Brophy
Reviewer: 
Alexandre Papas

Papas on Brophy, 'Uyghur Nation: Reform and Revolution on the Russia-China Frontier'


David Brophy. Uyghur Nation: Reform and Revolution on the Russia-China Frontier. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2016. 368 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-66037-3.

Reviewed by Alexandre Papas (CNRS-EHESS)
Published on H-Diplo (May, 2017)
Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

Author: 
Rhoda E. Howard-Hassmann
Reviewer: 
Eric A. Heinze

Heinze on Howard-Hassmann, 'State Food Crimes'


Rhoda E. Howard-Hassmann. State Food Crimes. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2016. 288 pp. $29.99 (paper), ISBN 978-1-107-58996-4; $99.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-107-13352-5.

Reviewed by Eric A. Heinze (University of Oklahoma)
Published on H-Diplo (May, 2017)
Commissioned by Seth Offenbach