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Article Review 495- "Broadening the Cultural History of the Cold War: The Emergence of the Polish Writers’ Defense Committee and the Rise of Human Rights"

H-Diplo Article Reviews
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No. 495
Published on 4 November 2014

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 495

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PDF version of H-Diplo Article Review on Robert Brier.  “Broadening the Cultural History of the Cold War: The Emergence of the Polish Writers’ Defense Committee and the Rise of Human Rights.”  Journal of Cold War Studies 15:4 (Fall 2013):  104-127.  DOI:  10.1162/JCWS_a_00396.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1162/JCWS_a_00396

International conference - Italy’s Nuclear Experience in an International and Comparative Perspective

Italy’s Nuclear Experience in an International and Comparative Perspective
International Conference
Trieste, November 13-15, 2014

Website: www.elettra.eu/Conferences/2014/NuclearItaly

Thursday November 13
Sala Costantinides, Civico Museo Sartorio,
Largo Papa Giovanni XXIII, 1, Trieste

2:30 pm - Opening remarks
Introduction - Igor Londero, Elettra-Sincrotrone Trieste S.C.p.A.

Author: 
Francis D. Cogliano
Reviewer: 
Brian Steele

Steele on Cogliano, 'Emperor of Liberty: Thomas Jefferson's Foreign Policy'

Francis D. Cogliano. Emperor of Liberty: Thomas Jefferson's Foreign Policy. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2014. 320 pp. $32.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-300-17993-4.

Reviewed by Brian Steele (University of Alabama at Birmingham) Published on H-Diplo (November, 2014) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

CfP, CfA: Various

[Dear H-Diplo Members: Please find three calls for papers or applications below. -Ed.]

1. Royal Air Force Centre Conference on Aerial Intelligence and Reconnaissance, April 2015

2. Call for Applications: Brazilian Nuclear History Fellowship, 2015

3. Call for Papers: 'States and Terrorism: An Ambivalent Relationship’ in Geneva, May 2015

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H-Diplo Publication Schedule, 03 to 28 November

The H-Diplo Publication Schedule for the period 03 to 28 November is as follows:

Week of 3 November

1. H-Diplo/ISSF Roundtable Review of Charles Gati, ed,  Zbig: The Strategy and Statecraft of Zbigniew Brzezinski.  Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2013.

Introduction by Robert Jervis, Columbia University 

Reviewed by:

Michael Brenes, Hunter College, City University of New York

James H. Lebovic, The George Washington University

Daniel Sargent, University of California Berkeley

Article Review 494- "The Cold War’s Cultural Ecosystem: Angry Young Men in British and Soviet Cinema, 1953-1968"

H-Diplo Article Reviews
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No. 494

Published on 31 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

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Recent Reviews

Author: 
Malcolm M. Craig
Reviewer: 
Jayita Sarkar

Sarkar on Craig, 'America, Britain and Pakistan's Nuclear Weapons Programme, 1974-1980: A Dream of Nightmare Proportions'

Malcolm M. Craig. America, Britain and Pakistan's Nuclear Weapons Programme, 1974-1980: A Dream of Nightmare Proportions. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2017. 319 pp. $109.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-3-319-51879-4.

Reviewed by Jayita Sarkar (Boston University) Published on H-Diplo (April, 2018) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Günter Bischof, Hans Petschar
Reviewer: 
Andrew N. Buchanan

Buchanan on Bischof and Petschar, 'The Marshall Plan: Saving Europe, Rebuilding Austria'

Günter Bischof, Hans Petschar. The Marshall Plan: Saving Europe, Rebuilding Austria. New Orleans: University of New Orleans Publishing, 2017. 336 pp. $49.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-60801-147-6.

Reviewed by Andrew N. Buchanan (University of Vermont) Published on H-Diplo (April, 2018) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Anne Applebaum
Reviewer: 
Michael Ellman

Ellman on Applebaum, 'Red Famine: Stalin's War on Ukraine'

Anne Applebaum. Red Famine: Stalin's War on Ukraine. New York: Doubleday & Co., Inc., 2017. 496 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-385-53885-5.

Reviewed by Michael Ellman (University of Amsterdam) Published on H-Diplo (April, 2018) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Kelly J. Shannon
Reviewer: 
Mariya Y. Omelicheva

Omelicheva on Shannon, 'U.S. Foreign Policy and Muslim Women’s Human Rights'

Kelly J. Shannon. U.S. Foreign Policy and Muslim Women’s Human Rights. Pennsylvania Studies in Human Rights Series. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2017. 288 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8122-4967-5.

Reviewed by Mariya Y. Omelicheva (University of Kansas) Published on H-Diplo (April, 2018) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Richard Lourie
Reviewer: 
Allen Lynch

Lynch on Lourie, 'Putin: His Downfall and Russia's Coming Crash'

Richard Lourie. Putin: His Downfall and Russia's Coming Crash. New York: Thomas Dunne Books, 2017. xxii + 264 pp. $26.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-312-53808-8.

Reviewed by Allen Lynch (University of Virginia) Published on H-Diplo (April, 2018) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)