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H-Diplo Article Review 658 on “Plausibly Deniable: Mercenaries in US Covert Interventions during the Cold War, 1964-1987.” Cold War History 16:1

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Article Review
No. 658

8 November 2016

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

The Legacy of the Russian Revolution: An interdisciplinary conference

Preliminary Announcement

“The Legacy of the Russian Revolution”

November 16–18, 2017

At Chestnut Hill College
6601 Germantown Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19118


The History and Political Science faculty of Chestnut Hill College is pleased to announce the next in its series of “Legacy” conferences —“The Legacy of the Russian Revolution,” an interdisciplinary conference that will be held November 16–18, 2017 on the Sugarloaf campus in Philadelphia.

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H-Diplo Roundtable XVIII, 9 on Mexico’s Cold War: Cuba, the United States, and the Legacy of the Mexican Revolution

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Roundtable Review
Volume XVIII, No. 9
 (2016)
7 November 2016

Roundtable Editors:  Thomas Maddux and Diane Labrosse
Roundtable and Web Production Editor:  George Fujii
Introduction by Dustin Walcher

[PDF] H-Diplo Roundtable XVIII, 9 [7 November 2016]

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PDF version of H-Diplo Roundtable XVIII, 9 on Renata Keller.  Mexico’s Cold War:  Cuba, the United States, and the Legacy of the Mexican Revolution.  Cambridge:  Cambridge University Press, 2015.  ISBN:  9781107079588 (hardback, $103.00).

Author: 
Robert Fitzgerald
Reviewer: 
Miles Kahler

Kahler on Fitzgerald, 'The Rise of the Global Company: Multinationals and the Making of the Modern World'

Robert Fitzgerald. The Rise of the Global Company: Multinationals and the Making of the Modern World. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2016. 624 pp. $29.99 (paper), ISBN 978-0-521-61496-2.

Reviewed by Miles Kahler (American University) Published on H-Diplo (November, 2016) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

Author: 
Seung-Whan Choi
Reviewer: 
Erin K. Jenne

Jenne on Choi, 'New Explorations into International Relations: Democracy, Foreign Investment, Terrorism, and Conflict'

Seung-Whan Choi. New Explorations into International Relations: Democracy, Foreign Investment, Terrorism, and Conflict. Studies in Security and International Affairs Series. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 2016. 344 pp. $84.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8203-4907-7; $32.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8203-4908-4.

Reviewed by Erin K. Jenne (Central European University) Published on H-Diplo (November, 2016) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

H-Diplo Publication Schedule, 07 November to 02 December

The H-Diplo publication schedule for the period 07 November to 02 December is as follows:

Week of 07 November:

1. H-Diplo Roundtable Review of Renata Keller, Mexico’s Cold War: Cuba, the United States, and the Legacy of the Mexican Revolution. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2015.

Introduction by: Dustin Walcher, Southern Oregon University

Reviewed by:

Amelia M. Kiddle, University of Calgary

Alan McPherson, University of Oklahoma

Aaron Coy Moulton, University of Arkansas

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