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Author: 
Luise White
Reviewer: 
Sue Onslow

Onslow on White, 'Unpopular Sovereignty: Rhodesian Independence and African Decolonization'


Luise White. Unpopular Sovereignty: Rhodesian Independence and African Decolonization. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2015. 368 pp. $90.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-226-23505-9; $30.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-226-23519-6.

Reviewed by Sue Onslow (University of London)
Published on H-Diplo (December, 2015)
Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

H-Diplo Article Review 574 on “‘We Need Not Be Ashamed of our own Economic Profit Motive’: Britain, Latin America, and the Alliance for Progress, 1959-63.” [11 December 2015]

H-Diplo Article Reviews
No. 574
Published on 11 December 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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PDF version of H-Diplo Article Review 574 on Bevan Sewell.  “‘We Need Not Be Ashamed of our own Economic Profit Motive’: Britain, Latin America, and the Alliance for Progress, 1959-63.”  International History Review 37:3 (June 2015):  607-630.  DOI:  10.1080/07075332.2014.940995.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/07075332.2014.940995

H-Diplo Article Review 573 on “The German Approach to Counterinsurgency in the Second World War.” [10 Dcember 2015]

H-Diplo Article Reviews
No. 573
Published on 10 December 2015

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

[PDF] H-Diplo Article Review 573 [10 December 2015]

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PDF version of H-Diplo Article Review 573 on Henning Pieper.  “The German Approach to Counterinsurgency in the Second World War.”  The International History Review 37:3 (June 2015): 631-642.  DOI:  10.1080/07075332.2014.942227.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/07075332.2014.942227

H-Diplo Article Review 572 on “‘How Does a Born-Again Christian Deal with a Born-Again Moslem?’ The Religious Dimension of the Iranian Hostage Crisis.” [9 December 2015]

H-Diplo Article Reviews
No. 572
Published on 9 December 2015

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

[PDF] H-Diplo Article Review 572 [9 December 2015]

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PDF version of H-Diplo Article Review 572 on Blake W. Jones.  “‘How Does a Born-Again Christian Deal with a Born-Again Moslem?’  The Religious Dimension of the Iranian Hostage Crisis.”  Diplomatic History 39:3 (June 2015): 423-451.  DOI:  10.1093/dh/dhu013.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/dh/dhu013

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Author: 
Karim Makdisi, Vijay Prashad, eds.
Reviewer: 
Lise M. Howard

Howard on Makdisi and Prashad, 'Land of Blue Helmets: The United Nations and the Arab World'


Karim Makdisi, Vijay Prashad, eds. Land of Blue Helmets: The United Nations and the Arab World. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2016. 552 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-520-28694-8; $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-520-28693-1.

Reviewed by Lise M. Howard (Georgetown University)
Published on H-Diplo (June, 2017)
Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

The Past and Future of UN Action: The Arab World

Author: 
Lawrence Wright
Reviewer: 
Justin Conrad

Conrad on Wright, 'The Terror Years: From al-Qaeda to the Islamic State'


Lawrence Wright. The Terror Years: From al-Qaeda to the Islamic State. New York: Knopf, 2016. 384 pp. $28.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-385-35205-5.

Reviewed by Justin Conrad (UNC Charlotte)
Published on H-Diplo (June, 2017)
Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

Author: 
Robert J. Lieber
Reviewer: 
Kyle Haynes

Haynes on Lieber, 'Retreat and its Consequences: American Foreign Policy and the Problem of World Order'


Robert J. Lieber. Retreat and its Consequences: American Foreign Policy and the Problem of World Order. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2016. 152 pp. $24.99 (paper), ISBN 978-1-316-50671-4.

Reviewed by Kyle Haynes (Purdue University)
Published on H-Diplo (June, 2017)
Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

Author: 
Paul Rubinson
Reviewer: 
John Krige

Krige on Rubinson, 'Redefining Science: Scientists, the National Security State, and Nuclear Weapons in Cold War America'


Paul Rubinson. Redefining Science: Scientists, the National Security State, and Nuclear Weapons in Cold War America. Culture, Politics, and the Cold War Series. Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press, 2017. 324 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-62534-244-7; $90.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-62534-243-0.