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28th Annual Conference of the British International History Group

The 28th Annual Conference of the British International History Group will be held at the University of Edinburgh from 8 – 10 September 2016. The full programme – and a link to the online shop for registration - is now available for download at the Group’s website http://www.bihg.ac.uk/.

Italy’s Decade of War: 1935-45 in International Perspective - Registration now open

Conference: Italy’s Decade of War: 1935-45 in International Perspective

6-7 September 2016, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow

 

Keynote Speakers:

Professor MacGregor Knox, LSE

Professor Nicola Labanca, Università degli Studi di Siena

 

Registration now open

Symposium: American Strategy, The Way Forward

American Strategy: The Way Forward

A symposium organized by the Institute for the Study of Strategy and Politics

A leadership transition in the United States will soon occur against the backdrop of
myriad global challenges. This critical juncture in American history requires a fresh look
at the past and potential of U.S. national economic and security strategy.

H-Diplo Roundtable XVII, 26 on NATO and Western Perceptions of the Soviet Bloc. Alliance analysis and reporting, 1951-69

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Roundtable Review
Volume XVII, No. 26 (2016)
27 June 2016
Roundtable Editors:  Thomas Maddux and Diane Labrosse
Roundtable and Web Production Editor:  George Fujii

Introduction by N. Piers Ludlow

Author: 
Deborah Kowal
Reviewer: 
Chieko Nakajima

Nakajima on Kowal, 'The China-US Partnership to Prevent Spina Bifida: The Evolution of a Landmark Epidemiological Study'

Deborah Kowal. The China-US Partnership to Prevent Spina Bifida: The Evolution of a Landmark Epidemiological Study. Nashville: Vanderbilt University Press, 2015. 256 pp. $69.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8265-2026-5; $27.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8265-2027-2.

Reviewed by Chieko Nakajima (Assumption College) Published on H-Diplo (June, 2016) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

H-Diplo Publication Schedule, 27 June to 22 July

The H-Diplo publication schedule for the period 27 June to 22 July is as follows:

Week of 27 June:

1. H-Diplo Roundtable Review of Evanthis Hatzivassiliou, NATO and Western Perceptions of the Soviet Bloc. Alliance Analysis and Reporting, 1951-69. London: Routledge, 2014.

Introduction: N. Piers Ludlow, London School of Economics

Reviewed by:

James Ellison, Queen Mary University of London

Marilena Gala, University of Rome III

John O. Iatrides, Emeritus Southern Connecticut State University

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Author: 
Jürgen Rüland
Reviewer: 
Moch Faisal Karim

Karim on Rüland, 'The Indonesian Way: ASEAN, Europeanization, and Foreign Policy Debates in a New Democracy'

Jürgen Rüland. The Indonesian Way: ASEAN, Europeanization, and Foreign Policy Debates in a New Democracy. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2017. 312 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-5036-0285-4.

Reviewed by Moch Faisal Karim (University of Warwick) Published on H-Diplo (August, 2018) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Mark J. C. Crescenzi
Reviewer: 
Alexander Lanoszka

Lanoszka on Crescenzi, 'Of Friends and Foes: Reputation and Learning in International Politics'

Mark J. C. Crescenzi. Of Friends and Foes: Reputation and Learning in International Politics. New York: Oxford University Press, 2018. Tables, figures. 208 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-19-060953-5; $99.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-060952-8.

Reviewed by Alexander Lanoszka (University of Waterloo) Published on H-Diplo (August, 2018) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Nicholas Grant
Reviewer: 
Selina Makana

Makana on Grant, 'Winning Our Freedoms Together: African Americans and Apartheid, 1945-1960'

Nicholas Grant. Winning Our Freedoms Together: African Americans and Apartheid, 1945-1960. Justice, Power, and Politics Series. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2017. 324 pp. $90.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4696-3527-9; $32.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4696-3528-6.

Reviewed by Selina Makana (Columbia University) Published on H-Diplo (August, 2018) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Mara E. Karlin
Reviewer: 
Iain Henry

Henry on Karlin, 'Building Militaries in Fragile States: Challenges for the United States'

Mara E. Karlin. Building Militaries in Fragile States: Challenges for the United States. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2017. 296 pp. $75.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8122-4926-2.

Reviewed by Iain Henry (Australian National University) Published on H-Diplo (August, 2018) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Amit R. Das Gupta, Lorenz M. Lüthi
Reviewer: 
Elisabeth Leake

Leake on Das Gupta and Lüthi, 'The Sino-Indian War of 1962: New Perspectives'

Amit R. Das Gupta, Lorenz M. Lüthi. The Sino-Indian War of 1962: New Perspectives. New York: Routledge, 2016. Maps. 268 pp. $160.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-138-69320-3.

Reviewed by Elisabeth Leake (University of Leeds) Published on H-Diplo (August, 2018) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)