Recent Discussions

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

E-dossier, 70th anniversary of the Washington Agreement

e-dossier, 70th anniversary of the Washington Agreement

In spring 1946, a high-ranking Swiss delegation visited Washington to negotiate the release of frozen Swiss assets in the USA as well as the end of the allied boycott of companies that, during WWII, had traded with the Axis Powers. In turn, the USA, Great Britain, and France demanded that Swiss banks hand over German assets.

H-Diplo Article Review 615 on “The International Dimension of the Federal Constitution.” Journal of American Studies 48:2

H-Diplo Article Reviews
No. 615
Published on 19 May 2016

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

Tom Cutterham.  “The International Dimension of the Federal Constitution.”  Journal of American Studies 48:2 (May 2014): 501-515.  DOI:  http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0021875813001503

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Recent Reviews

Author: 
Giles Scott-Smith, J. Simon Rofe, eds.
Reviewer: 
William G. Gray

Gray on Scott-Smith and Rofe, 'Global Perspectives on the Bretton Woods Conference and the Post-War World Order'

Giles Scott-Smith, J. Simon Rofe, eds. Global Perspectives on the Bretton Woods Conference and the Post-War World Order. The World of the Roosevelts Series. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2017. 305 pp. $119.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-3-319-60890-7.

Reviewed by William G. Gray (Purdue University) Published on H-Diplo (February, 2019) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Jessica Blatt
Reviewer: 
Vanessa E. Quince

Quince on Blatt, 'Race and the Making of American Political Science'

Jessica Blatt. Race and the Making of American Political Science. American Governance: Politics, Policy, and Public Law Series. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2018. 205 pp. $55.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8122-5004-6.

Reviewed by Vanessa E. Quince (University of Washington) Published on H-Diplo (February, 2019) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Jessica Lynne Pearson
Reviewer: 
Margaret Andersen

Andersen on Pearson, 'The Colonial Politics of Global Health: France and the United Nations in Postwar Africa'

Jessica Lynne Pearson. The Colonial Politics of Global Health: France and the United Nations in Postwar Africa. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2018. Illustrations, tables. 272 pp. $49.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-98048-8.

Reviewed by Margaret Andersen (University of Tennessee Knoxville) Published on H-Diplo (February, 2019) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Renisa Mawani
Reviewer: 
Fahad Bishara

Bishara on Mawani, 'Across Oceans of Law: The Komagata Maru and Jurisdiction in the Time of Empire'

Renisa Mawani. Across Oceans of Law: The Komagata Maru and Jurisdiction in the Time of Empire. Global and Insurgent Legalities Series. Durham: Duke University Press, 2018. 352 pp. $104.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8223-7027-7; $27.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8223-7035-2.

Author: 
Jakub J. Grygiel
Reviewer: 
Megan A. Stewart

Stewart on Grygiel, 'Return of the Barbarians: Confronting Non-State Actors from Ancient Rome to the Present'

Jakub J. Grygiel. Return of the Barbarians: Confronting Non-State Actors from Ancient Rome to the Present. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2018. ix + 222 pp. $84.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-107-15857-3; $28.99 (paper), ISBN 978-1-316-61124-1.

Reviewed by Megan A. Stewart (American University) Published on H-Diplo (January, 2019) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)