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H-Diplo Article Review Forum 603 on The Journal of American-East Asian Relations 22:2 [28 March 2016]

 

H-Diplo Article Reviews
No. 603
An H-Diplo Article Review Forum
Published on 28 March 2016

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

H-Diplo Forum on The Journal of American-East Asian Relations 22:2 (2015):  83-165.

Articles under review:

Author: 
Lorenz Lüthi, ed.
Reviewer: 
Christopher R. Dietrich

Dietrich on Lüthi, 'Regional Cold Wars in Europe, East Asia, and the Middle East: Crucial Periods'

Lorenz Lüthi, ed. Regional Cold Wars in Europe, East Asia, and the Middle East: Crucial Periods. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2015. 416 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8047-9285-1.

Reviewed by Christopher R. Dietrich (Fordham University) Published on H-Diplo (March, 2016) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

A Systemic Design for a Chaotic Cold War

Author: 
Alexander Cooley, Jack Snyder, eds.
Reviewer: 
Morten Jerven

Jerven on Cooley and Snyder, 'Ranking the World: Grading States as a Tool of Global Governance'

Alexander Cooley, Jack Snyder, eds. Ranking the World: Grading States as a Tool of Global Governance. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2015. 256 pp. $99.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-107-09813-8.

Reviewed by Morten Jerven (Norwegian University of Life Sciences) Published on H-Diplo (March, 2016) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

How Powerful Are Global Indicators?

H-Diplo Publication Schedule, 28 March to 22 April

The H-Diplo publication schedule for the period 28 March to 22 April is as follows:

Week of 28 March:

1.  H-Diplo Roundtable Review of Stephen Kotkin, Stalin Volume I: Paradoxes of Power, 1878-1928. New York: Penguin Press, 2014.

Introduction by Odd Arne Westad, Harvard University

Reviewed by:

Michael Jabara Carley, Université de Montréal

Jonathan Haslam, Cambridge University

Silvio Pons, University of Rome

H-Diplo Article Review 602 on “‘A Haven for Tortured Souls’: Hong Kong in the Vietnam War.” The International History Review 37:3

H-Diplo Article Reviews
No. 602
Published on 25 March 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 602 [25 March 2016]

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PDF version of H-Diplo Article Review 602 on Peter Hamilton.  “‘A Haven for Tortured Souls’:  Hong Kong in the Vietnam War.”  The International History Review 37:3 (2015):  565-681.  DOI:  10.1080/07075332.2014.946948.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/07075332.2014.946948

[PDF] H-Diplo Article Review 600 [with updated author bio]

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PDF version of H-Diplo Article Review 600 on Carole Fink.  “The ‘Most Difficult Journey of All’: Willy Brandt’s Trip to Israel in June 1973.”  The International History Review 37:3 (June 2015):  503-518.  DOI:  10.1080/07075332.2014.933745.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/07075332.2014.933745

[This update of 24 March 2016 updates the dissertation/book title of the author to its current version].

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Author: 
Beth C. Caldwell
Reviewer: 
Tobin Hansen

Hansen on Caldwell, 'Deported Americans: Life after Deportation to Mexico'

Beth C. Caldwell. Deported Americans: Life after Deportation to Mexico. Durham: Duke University Press, 2019. xii + 232 pp. $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4780-0390-8; $94.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4780-0360-1.

Reviewed by Tobin Hansen (University of Oregon) Published on H-Diplo (November, 2019) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Audra J. Wolfe
Reviewer: 
Elena Aronova

Aronova on Wolfe, 'Freedom's Laboratory: The Cold War Struggle for the Soul of Science'

Audra J. Wolfe. Freedom's Laboratory: The Cold War Struggle for the Soul of Science. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2018. x + 302 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4214-2673-0.

Reviewed by Elena Aronova (University of California, Santa Barbara) Published on H-Diplo (November, 2019) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Elana Wilson Rowe
Reviewer: 
Heather Nicol

Nicol on Rowe, 'Arctic Governance: Power in Cross-Border Cooperation'

Elana Wilson Rowe. Arctic Governance: Power in Cross-Border Cooperation. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2018. xi + 164 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-5261-2173-8.

Reviewed by Heather Nicol (Trent University) Published on H-Diplo (November, 2019) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Eugenio Cusumano, Christopher Kinsey, eds.
Reviewer: 
G. R. Berridge

Berridge on Cusumano and Kinsey, 'Diplomatic Security: A Comparative Analysis'

Eugenio Cusumano, Christopher Kinsey, eds. Diplomatic Security: A Comparative Analysis. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2019. 280 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-5036-0898-6.

Reviewed by G. R. Berridge (University of Leicester) Published on H-Diplo (November, 2019) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Emma McCluskey
Reviewer: 
Caren J. Frost

Frost on McCluskey, 'From Righteousness to Far Right: An Anthropological Rethinking of Critical Security Studies'

Emma McCluskey. From Righteousness to Far Right: An Anthropological Rethinking of Critical Security Studies. McGill-Queen’s Studies in Ethnic History Series. Montreal: McGill-Queen's University Press, 2019. 248 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-7735-5689-8; $110.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7735-5688-1.