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SHAFR Replacement panelist announcement

We are looking for a replacement panelist for our SHAFR panel “Bringing the Cold War to the Third World,” (#24) scheduled for 2:00-3:45 on Thursday, June 23 in San Diego.  Experienced scholars studying the Cold War in Africa, Asia, or Latin America are encouraged to consider this opportunity, and present their research alongside papers studying memory and atrocities in early postwar Asia, and the “Arc of Crisis” in the 1970s.  If int

H-Diplo Review Essay 140 on Ballots, Bullets, and Bargains: American Foreign Policy and Presidential Elections

H-Diplo Essay No. 140
An H-Diplo Review Essay
Published on 25 May 2016

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

Michael H. Armacost.  Ballots, Bullets, and Bargains: American Foreign Policy and Presidential ElectionsNew York: Columbia University Press, 2015.  ISBN:  9780231169929 (hardcover, $35.00/£26.00).

Historical Advisory Committee to the Department of State Annual report

Report of the Advisory Committee on Historical Diplomatic Documentation, January 1-December 31, 2015

 

The Advisory Committee on Historical Diplomatic Documentation to the Department of State (HAC) has two principal responsibilities: It oversees the preparation and timely publication of the Foreign Relations of the United States (FRUS) series, and it monitors the declassification and release of Department of State records.

 

Fulbright Scholar Program: Opportunities in American History and Political Science

The Fulbright Scholar Program offers teaching, research or combination of teaching and research awards in over 125 countries for the 2017-2018 academic year. Opportunities are available for college and university faculty and administrators as well as for professionals, artists, journalists, independent scholars and many others.

Author: 
Michael F. Oppenheimer
Reviewer: 
David B. Mislan

Mislan on Oppenheimer, 'Pivotal Countries, Alternate Futures: Using Scenarios to Manage American Strategy'


Michael F. Oppenheimer. Pivotal Countries, Alternate Futures: Using Scenarios to Manage American Strategy. New York: Oxford University Press, 2015. 272 pp. $27.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-19-939710-5.

Reviewed by David B. Mislan (American University)
Published on H-Diplo (May, 2016)
Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

Author: 
Sandra Bott, Jussi M. Hanhimäki, Janick Marina Sschaufelbuehl, Marco Wyss, eds.
Reviewer: 
Michelle Getchell

Getchell on Bott and Hanhimäki and Sschaufelbuehl and Wyss, 'Neutrality and Neutralism in the Global Cold War: Between or Within the Blocs?'


Sandra Bott, Jussi M. Hanhimäki, Janick Marina Sschaufelbuehl, Marco Wyss, eds. Neutrality and Neutralism in the Global Cold War: Between or Within the Blocs? Cold War History Series. New York: Routledge Press, 2015. 240 pp. $155.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-138-88621-6.

Reviewed by Michelle Getchell (Triangle Institute for Security Studies)
Published on H-Diplo (May, 2016)
Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

H-Diplo Publication Schedule, 23 May to 17 June

The H-Diplo publication schedule for the period 23 May to 17 June is as follows:

Week of 23 May:

1.  H-Diplo/ISSF Roundtable Review of Robert Pee, Democracy, National Security and Strategy: Foreign Policy under the Reagan Administration. London: Routledge, 2015.

Introduction by Thomas Maddux, Emeritus California State University Northridge

Reviewers:

Matthew Alan Hill, Liverpool John Moores University

Michael McKoy, Wheaton College

Tom Nichols, U.S. Naval War College

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Author: 
Ben Marsh, Mike Rapport, eds.
Reviewer: 
Stephen Duncan

Duncan on Marsh and Rapport, 'Understanding and Teaching the Age of Revolutions'


Ben Marsh, Mike Rapport, eds. Understanding and Teaching the Age of Revolutions. The Harvey Goldberg Series for Understanding and Teaching History. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 2017. xi + 362 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-299-31190-2.

Reviewed by Stephen Duncan (Bronx Community College, CUNY)
Published on H-Diplo (February, 2018)
Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

Author: 
Sara Yael Hirschhorn
Reviewer: 
Michael Barnett

Barnett on Hirschhorn, 'City on a Hilltop: American Jews and the Israeli Settler Movement'


Sara Yael Hirschhorn. City on a Hilltop: American Jews and the Israeli Settler Movement. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2017. 368 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-97505-7.

Reviewed by Michael Barnett (George Washington University)
Published on H-Diplo (February, 2018)
Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

Author: 
Lahouari Addi
Reviewer: 
Katerina Dalacoura

Dalacoura on Addi, 'Radical Arab Nationalism and Political Islam'


Lahouari Addi. Radical Arab Nationalism and Political Islam. Washington, DC: Georgetown University Press, 2017. 288 pp. $34.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-62616-450-5.

Reviewed by Katerina Dalacoura (London School of Economics)
Published on H-Diplo (February, 2018)
Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=50475

Author: 
David Malet, Miriam J. Anderson, eds.
Reviewer: 
Dženeta Karabegović

Karabegović on Malet and Anderson, 'Transnational Actors in War and Peace: Militants, Activists, and Corporations in World Politics'


David Malet, Miriam J. Anderson, eds. Transnational Actors in War and Peace: Militants, Activists, and Corporations in World Politics. Washington, DC: Georgetown University Press, 2017. 244 pp. $34.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-62616-443-7; $69.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-62616-442-0.

Reviewed by Dženeta Karabegović (International Burch University )
Published on H-Diplo (February, 2018)
Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

Author: 
Susan R. Grayzel, Tammy M. Proctor, eds.
Reviewer: 
Margaret Darrow

Darrow on Grayzel and Proctor, 'Gender & the Great War'


Susan R. Grayzel, Tammy M. Proctor, eds. Gender & the Great War. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2017. 300 pp. $99.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-027107-7.

Reviewed by Margaret Darrow (Dartmouth College)
Published on H-Diplo (February, 2018)
Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=50509