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Author: 
Arie Kacowicz, Yaacov Bar-Siman-Tov, Ole Elgstrom, Magnus Jerneck, eds.
Reviewer: 
Wyatt A. Reader

Reader on Kacowicz and Bar-Siman-Tov and Elgstrom and Jerneck, 'Stable Peace Among Nations'


Arie Kacowicz, Yaacov Bar-Siman-Tov, Ole Elgstrom, Magnus Jerneck, eds. Stable Peace Among Nations. Lanham, Md.: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2000. vii + 326 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-7425-0180-5; $114.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-7425-0179-9.

Reviewed by Wyatt A. Reader (Political Science, California Community Colleges)
Published on H-Diplo (August, 2002)

Author: 
Matthew Connelly
Reviewer: 
Jacqueline Swansinger

Swansinger on Connelly, 'A Diplomatic Revolution: Algeria's Fight for Independence and the Origins of the Post-Cold War Era'


Matthew Connelly. A Diplomatic Revolution: Algeria's Fight for Independence and the Origins of the Post-Cold War Era. Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press, 2002. xiv + 400 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-514513-7.

Reviewed by Jacqueline Swansinger (Department of History, SUNY College at Fredonia)
Published on H-Diplo (August, 2002)

A Little Post-Modern War

Author: 
Lynda S. Bell, Andrew J. Nathan, Ilan Peleg, eds.
Reviewer: 
Daniel Weimer

Weimer on Bell and Nathan and Peleg, 'Negotiating Culture and Human Rights'


Lynda S. Bell, Andrew J. Nathan, Ilan Peleg, eds. Negotiating Culture and Human Rights. New York: Columbia University Press, 2000. xiii + 428 pp. $20.50 (paper), ISBN 978-0-231-12081-4.

Reviewed by Daniel Weimer (Kent State University)
Published on H-Diplo (August, 2002)

Approaching Human Rights

Approaching Human Rights

Author: 
Richard Polenberg, ed.
Reviewer: 
T. C. Wales

Wales on Polenberg, 'In the Matter of J. Robert Oppenheimer: The Security Clearance Hearing'


Richard Polenberg, ed. In the Matter of J. Robert Oppenheimer: The Security Clearance Hearing. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2002. Xxxii + 409 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8014-8661-6.

Reviewed by T. C. Wales (University of Edinburgh)
Published on H-Diplo (August, 2002)

Politics, Personalities and Fear: A New Take on the Oppenheimer Security Hearings

Author: 
MacGregor Knox, Williamson Murray, eds.
Reviewer: 
James Carafano

Carafano on Knox and Murray, 'The Dynamics of Military Revolution, 1300-2050'


MacGregor Knox, Williamson Murray, eds. The Dynamics of Military Revolution, 1300-2050. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2001. xiv + 203 pp. $28.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-521-80079-2.

Reviewed by James Carafano (Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments, Washington, D.C)
Published on H-Diplo (August, 2002)

The Evolution of Revolution

Author: 
Roy H. Ginsberg
Reviewer: 
Antoine Capet

Capet on Ginsberg, 'The European Union in International Politics: Baptism by Fire'


Roy H. Ginsberg. The European Union in International Politics: Baptism by Fire. Lanham, Md.: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2001. xxi + 305 pp. $36.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-7425-0023-5; $105.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7425-0022-8.

Reviewed by Antoine Capet (Université de Rouen)
Published on H-Diplo (August, 2002)

Author: 
Aloysius Balawyder
Reviewer: 
Robin S. Gendron

Gendron on Balawyder, 'In the Clutches of the Kremlin: Canadian-East European Relations, 1945-1962'


Aloysius Balawyder. In the Clutches of the Kremlin: Canadian-East European Relations, 1945-1962. East European Monographs. New York: Columbia University Press, 2000. 192 pp. $36.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-88033-444-0.

Reviewed by Robin S. Gendron (Department of History, University of Minnesota)
Published on H-Diplo (August, 2002)

Canada and the Cold War in Eastern Europe

Author: 
Shibley Telhami, Michael Barnett, eds.
Reviewer: 
Nedra McCloud

McCloud on Telhami and Barnett, 'Identity and Foreign Policy in the Middle East'


Shibley Telhami, Michael Barnett, eds. Identity and Foreign Policy in the Middle East. Ithaca, N.Y. and London: Cornell University Press, 2002. vii + 207 pp. $19.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8014-8745-3; $62.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8014-3940-7.

Reviewed by Nedra McCloud (Department Of History, Texas Tech University)
Published on H-Diplo (August, 2002)

Speculations on Identity

Author: 
Judith Presler, Sally J. Scholtz, eds.
Reviewer: 
Stacy Bergstrom Haldi

Haldi on Presler and Scholtz, 'Peacemaking: Lessons from the Past, Visions for the Future'


Judith Presler, Sally J. Scholtz, eds. Peacemaking: Lessons from the Past, Visions for the Future. Amsterdam and Atlanta: Rodopi, 2000. xix + 311 pp. $34.50 (paper), ISBN 978-90-420-1552-4; $64.00 (library), ISBN 978-90-420-1562-3.

Reviewed by Stacy Bergstrom Haldi (Fellow, Center for Global Security and Democracy, Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey)
Published on H-Diplo (July, 2002)

Author: 
George W. Allen
Reviewer: 
Edwin Moise

Moise on Allen, 'None So Blind: A Personal Account of Intelligence Failure in Vietnam'


George W. Allen. None So Blind: A Personal Account of Intelligence Failure in Vietnam. Chicago: Ivan R. Dee Publisher, 2001. xiv + 296 pp. $27.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-56663-387-1.

Reviewed by Edwin Moise (Clemson University)
Published on H-Diplo (July, 2002)

None So Blind

None So Blind

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Recent Reviews

Author: 
Saadia M. Pekkanen, ed.
Reviewer: 
Erin Zimmerman

Zimmerman on Pekkanen, 'Asian Designs: Governance in the Contemporary World Order'


Saadia M. Pekkanen, ed. Asian Designs: Governance in the Contemporary World Order. Cornell Studies in Political Economy Series. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2016. 400 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-5017-0052-1; $89.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-5017-0051-4.

Reviewed by Erin Zimmerman (Independent Scholar)
Published on H-Diplo (April, 2017)
Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

Author: 
Elisabetta Bini, Giuliano Garavini, Federico Romero, eds.
Reviewer: 
Nigel J. Ashton

Ashton on Bini and Garavini and Romero, 'Oil Shock: The 1973 Crisis and Its Economic Legacy'


Elisabetta Bini, Giuliano Garavini, Federico Romero, eds. Oil Shock: The 1973 Crisis and Its Economic Legacy. International Library of Twentieth Century History Series. London: I. B. Tauris, 2016. 336 pp. $110.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-78453-556-8.

Reviewed by Nigel J. Ashton (London School of Economics)
Published on H-Diplo (April, 2017)
Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

Author: 
Jessica Elkind
Reviewer: 
Ngo Vinh Long

Long on Elkind, 'Aid under Fire: Nation Building and the Vietnam War'


Jessica Elkind. Aid under Fire: Nation Building and the Vietnam War. Studies in Conflict Diplomacy Peace Series. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 2016. 310 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8131-6583-7.

Reviewed by Ngo Vinh Long (University of Maine)
Published on H-Diplo (April, 2017)
Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

Author: 
Roger Hardy
Reviewer: 
Elizabeth Bishop

Bishop on Hardy, 'The Poisoned Well: Empire and Its Legacy in the Middle East'


Roger Hardy. The Poisoned Well: Empire and Its Legacy in the Middle East. New York: Oxford University Press, 2016. 280 pp. $27.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-062320-3.

Reviewed by Elizabeth Bishop (Texas State University/San Marcos)
Published on H-Diplo (April, 2017)
Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

Author: 
Lisa Jakelski
Reviewer: 
Danielle Fosler-Lussier

Fosler-Lussier on Jakelski, 'Making New Music in Cold War Poland: The Warsaw Autumn Festival, 1956-1968'


Lisa Jakelski. Making New Music in Cold War Poland: The Warsaw Autumn Festival, 1956-1968. California Studies in 20th-Century Music Series. Oakland: University of California Press, 2016. 272 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-520-29254-3.

Reviewed by Danielle Fosler-Lussier (The Ohio State University)
Published on H-Diplo (April, 2017)
Commissioned by Seth Offenbach