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Author: 
Kristian Coates Ulrichsen
Reviewer: 
Elizabeth F. Thompson

Thompson on Ulrichsen, 'The First World War in the Middle East'


Kristian Coates Ulrichsen. The First World War in the Middle East. London: Hurst & Co., 2014. xiii + 263 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-84904-274-1.

Reviewed by Elizabeth F. Thompson (University of Virginia)
Published on H-Diplo (October, 2014)
Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

The Hundred Years’ War in the Middle East

Article Review 492- "From Isolationism to Neutrality: a New Framework for Understanding American Political Culture, 1919-1941"

H-Diplo Article Reviews
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No. 492
Published on 16 October 2014

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

Author: 
Amitav Acharya
Reviewer: 
Robert E. Kelly

Kelly on Acharya, 'The End of American World Order'


Amitav Acharya. The End of American World Order. Cambridge: Polity Press, 2014. x + 157 pp. $19.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-7456-7248-9; $59.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7456-7247-2.

Reviewed by Robert E. Kelly (Pusan National University)
Published on H-Diplo (October, 2014)
Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

Will the End of the "American World Order" Be Less Disruptive than We Think?

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Author: 
Thomas Fingar
Reviewer: 
Steven Jackson

Jackson on Fingar, 'Uneasy Partnerships: China's Engagement with Japan, the Koreas, and Russia in the Era of Reform'


Thomas Fingar. Uneasy Partnerships: China's Engagement with Japan, the Koreas, and Russia in the Era of Reform. Studies of the Walter H. Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center Series. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2017. 264 pp. $27.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-5036-0196-3; $90.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-5036-0141-3.

Author: 
Durba Ghosh
Reviewer: 
Heather Streets-Salter

Streets-Salter on Ghosh, 'Gentlemanly Terrorists Political Violence and the Colonial State in India, 1919–1947'


Durba Ghosh. Gentlemanly Terrorists Political Violence and the Colonial State in India, 1919–1947. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2017. 290 pp. $29.99 (paper), ISBN 978-1-316-63738-8.

Reviewed by Heather Streets-Salter (Northeastern University)
Published on H-Diplo (February, 2018)
Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

Author: 
Ben Marsh, Mike Rapport, eds.
Reviewer: 
Stephen Duncan

Duncan on Marsh and Rapport, 'Understanding and Teaching the Age of Revolutions'


Ben Marsh, Mike Rapport, eds. Understanding and Teaching the Age of Revolutions. The Harvey Goldberg Series for Understanding and Teaching History. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 2017. xi + 362 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-299-31190-2.

Reviewed by Stephen Duncan (Bronx Community College, CUNY)
Published on H-Diplo (February, 2018)
Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

Author: 
Sara Yael Hirschhorn
Reviewer: 
Michael Barnett

Barnett on Hirschhorn, 'City on a Hilltop: American Jews and the Israeli Settler Movement'


Sara Yael Hirschhorn. City on a Hilltop: American Jews and the Israeli Settler Movement. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2017. 368 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-97505-7.

Reviewed by Michael Barnett (George Washington University)
Published on H-Diplo (February, 2018)
Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

Author: 
Lahouari Addi
Reviewer: 
Katerina Dalacoura

Dalacoura on Addi, 'Radical Arab Nationalism and Political Islam'


Lahouari Addi. Radical Arab Nationalism and Political Islam. Washington, DC: Georgetown University Press, 2017. 288 pp. $34.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-62616-450-5.

Reviewed by Katerina Dalacoura (London School of Economics)
Published on H-Diplo (February, 2018)
Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

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