Recent Discussions

Author: 
Robert Hutchings, Jeremi Suri, eds.
Reviewer: 
Marcus Holmes

Holmes on Hutchings and Suri, 'Foreign Policy Breakthroughs: Cases in Successful Diplomacy'

Robert Hutchings, Jeremi Suri, eds. Foreign Policy Breakthroughs: Cases in Successful Diplomacy. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2015. 304 pp. $99.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-022611-4; $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-19-022612-1.

Reviewed by Marcus Holmes (The College of William & Mary) Published on H-Diplo (May, 2016) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

Author: 
Anna Su
Reviewer: 
Helge Årsheim

Årsheim on Su, 'Exporting Freedom: Religious Liberty and American Power'

Anna Su. Exporting Freedom: Religious Liberty and American Power. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2016. 286 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-28602-3.

Reviewed by Helge Årsheim (University of Oslo) Published on H-Diplo (May, 2016) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

H-Diplo Publication Schedule, 30 May to 24 June

The H-Diplo publication schedule for the period 30 May to 24 June is as follows:

Week of 30 May:

1.  H-Diplo/ISSF Thompson Review of John A. Thompson, A Sense of Power: The Roots of America’s Global Role.  Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 2015.

Introduction by Melvyn P. Leffler, University of Virginia

Reviewers:

Jerald A. Combs, Emeritus San Francisco State University 

Lloyd Gardner, Emeritus Rutgers University

James H. Lebovic, George Washington University

H-Diplo Article Review 616 on “The Quest against Détente: Eugene Rostow, the October War, and the Origins of the Anti-détente Movement, 1969-1976.” Diplomatic History 39:4

H-Diplo Article Reviews
No. 616
Published on 27 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

[PDF] H-Diplo Article Review 616 [27 May 2016]

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PDF version of H-Diplo Article Review 616 on John Rosenberg.  “The Quest against Détente:  Eugene Rostow, the October War, and the Origins of the Anti-détente Movement, 1969-1976.”  Diplomatic History 39:4 (October 2015): 720-744.  DOI:  10.1093/dh/dhu042.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/dh/dhu042

Funded PhD Studentship with the University of Exeter and BT Archives: The Cultures of Radio Research in India, circa. 1890-1947

Apologies for cross-posting.
This interesting PhD has just had the deadline extended.
Please forward to any potential PhD students with an interest/experience in histories of India OR histories of science and technology.

 

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).

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Recent Reviews

Author: 
Lawrence Rubin, Adam N. Stulberg, eds.
Reviewer: 
Srinivasan Sitaraman

Sitaraman on Rubin and Stulberg, 'The End of Strategic Stability? Nuclear Weapons and the Challenge of Regional Rivalries'

Lawrence Rubin, Adam N. Stulberg, eds. The End of Strategic Stability? Nuclear Weapons and the Challenge of Regional Rivalries. Washington, DC: Georgetown University Press, 2018. 328 pp. $36.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-62616-603-5; $110.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-62616-602-8.

Author: 
James Barr
Reviewer: 
John V. Bowlus

Bowlus on Barr, 'Lords of the Desert: The Battle between the United States and Great Britain for Supremacy in the Modern Middle East'

James Barr. Lords of the Desert: The Battle between the United States and Great Britain for Supremacy in the Modern Middle East. New Yotk: Basic Books, 2018. vi + 454 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-465-05063-5.

Reviewed by John V. Bowlus (Kadir Has University) Published on H-Diplo (March, 2019) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Richard S. Grayson
Reviewer: 
Jay Winter

Winter on Grayson, 'Dublin's Great Wars: The First World War, the Easter Rising and the Irish Revolution'

Richard S. Grayson. Dublin's Great Wars: The First World War, the Easter Rising and the Irish Revolution. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2018. 484 pp. $34.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-107-02925-5.

Reviewed by Jay Winter (Yale University) Published on H-Diplo (March, 2019) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Lawrence S. Kaplan
Reviewer: 
David Walker

Walker on Kaplan, 'Harold Stassen: Eisenhower, the Cold War, and the Pursuit of Nuclear Disarmament'

Lawrence S. Kaplan. Harold Stassen: Eisenhower, the Cold War, and the Pursuit of Nuclear Disarmament. Studies In Conflict Diplomacy Peace Series. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 2018. 212 pp. $80.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8131-7486-0.

Reviewed by David Walker (Boise State University) Published on H-Diplo (March, 2019) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Andreas Wimmer
Reviewer: 
Erin K. Jenne

Jenne on Wimmer, 'Nation Building: Why Some Countries Come Together While Others Fall Apart'

Andreas Wimmer. Nation Building: Why Some Countries Come Together While Others Fall Apart. Princeton Studies in Global and Comparative Sociology Series. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2018. Illustrations, tables. xxiii + 345 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-691-17738-0.