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Author: 
Mark Weisbrot
Reviewer: 
Herman Schwartz

Schwartz on Weisbrot, 'Failed: What the "Experts" Got Wrong about the Global Economy'

Mark Weisbrot. Failed: What the "Experts" Got Wrong about the Global Economy. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2015. 312 pp. $24.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-517018-4.

Reviewed by Herman Schwartz (University of Virginia) Published on H-Diplo (March, 2016) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

H-Diplo Publication Schedule, 21 March to 15 April

The H-Diplo publication schedule for the period 21 March to 15 April is as follows:

Week of 21 March:

1. H-Diplo Roundtable Review of Malcolm Byrne, Iran-Contra:  Reagan’s Scandal and the Unchecked Abuse of Presidential Power (Lawrence, Kansas:  University Press of Kansas, 2014).

Introduction by Chester J. Pach, Ohio University

Reviewed by:

Andrew Bacevich, Emeritus Boston University

James G. Hershberg, George Washington University

Kyle Longley, Arizona State University

Author: 
Sebastian Harnisch, Sebastian Bersick, Jörn Carsten Gottwald, eds.
Reviewer: 
Olga Daksueva

Daksueva on Harnisch and Bersick and Gottwald, 'China's International Roles'

Sebastian Harnisch, Sebastian Bersick, Jörn Carsten Gottwald, eds. China's International Roles. Role Theory and International Relations Series. New York: Routledge, 2015. 272 pp. $145.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-138-90381-4.

Reviewed by Olga Daksueva (South China Sea Think Tank) Published on H-Diplo (March, 2016) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

[Updated] [PDF] H-Diplo Review Essay 136

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H-Diplo Review Essay 136 on Kiril Tomoff.  Virtuosi Abroad: Soviet Music and Imperial Competition during the Early Cold War, 1945-58.  Ithaca and London:  Cornell University Press 2015.  ISBN:  978-0-8014-5312-0 (hardcover, $45.00).

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H-Diplo Review Essay 136 on Virtuosi Abroad: Soviet Music and Imperial Competition during the Early Cold War, 1945-58

H-Diplo Essay No. 136
An H-Diplo Review Essay
Published on 18 March 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

Kiril Tomoff.  Virtuosi Abroad: Soviet Music and Imperial Competition during the Early Cold War, 1945-58.  Ithaca and London:  Cornell University Press 2015.  ISBN:  978-0-8014-5312-0 (hardcover, $45.00).

CFP: “Ronald Reagan and the Transformation of Global Politics in the 1980s”

Call for Papers: “Ronald Reagan and the Transformation of Global Politics in the 1980s”

19–21 January 2017, the University of Texas at Austin

Hosted by The Clements Center for National Security at the University of Texas at Austin in association with the Strauss Center for International Security and Law, the Department of History and the Department of Government, the LBJ School of Public Affairs, and the Center for Presidential History at Southern Methodist University.

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Recent Reviews

Author: 
Eddie Michel
Reviewer: 
Julianne H. Haefner

Haefner on Michel, 'The White House and White Africa: Presidential Policy toward Rhodesia during the UDI Era, 1965-1979'

Eddie Michel. The White House and White Africa: Presidential Policy toward Rhodesia during the UDI Era, 1965-1979. New York: Routledge, 2018. xiii + 256 pp. $149.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-138-31999-8.

Reviewed by Julianne H. Haefner (Central Michigan University) Published on H-Diplo (August, 2019) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Willeke Sandler
Reviewer: 
Jakob Zollmann

Zollmann on Sandler, 'Empire in the Heimat: Colonialism and Public Culture in the Third Reich'

Willeke Sandler. Empire in the Heimat: Colonialism and Public Culture in the Third Reich. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2018. 360 pp. $74.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-069790-7.

Reviewed by Jakob Zollmann (WZB Berlin Social Science Center) Published on H-Diplo (August, 2019) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Emma Kuby
Reviewer: 
Dan Stone

Stone on Kuby, 'Political Survivors: The Resistance, the Cold War, and the Fight against Concentration Camps after 1945'

Emma Kuby. Political Survivors: The Resistance, the Cold War, and the Fight against Concentration Camps after 1945. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2019. xii + 295 pp. $32.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-5017-3279-9.

Reviewed by Dan Stone (Royal Holloway, University of London) Published on H-Diplo (August, 2019) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Michael C. Desch
Reviewer: 
Jonathan Schulman

Schulman on Desch, 'Cult of the Irrelevant: The Waning Influence of Social Science on National Security'

Michael C. Desch. Cult of the Irrelevant: The Waning Influence of Social Science on National Security. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2019. 368 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-691-18121-9.

Reviewed by Jonathan Schulman (Northwestern University) Published on H-Diplo (August, 2019) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Bradley W. Hart
Reviewer: 
Stephen H. Norwood

Norwood on Hart, 'Hitler's American Friends: The Third Reich's Supporters in the United States'

Bradley W. Hart. Hitler's American Friends: The Third Reich's Supporters in the United States. New York: Thomas Dunne Books, 2018. 296 pp. Illustrations. $28.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-250-14895-7.

Reviewed by Stephen H. Norwood (University of Oklahoma) Published on H-Diplo (August, 2019) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)