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Syllabus - US Defense Policy (Dreyer)

POL 349 US Defense Policy - Spring 2014

Prof. June Teufel Dreyer (University of Miami)

Description: This course examines key problems of national security in the post-Cold War/post 9 11 environment. Of particular concern will be the structure and functioning of the US defense establishment and its interactions with those of its most probable adversaries and allies.  Readings and lectures will acquaint students with the constraints on, and options open to, policy planners, and with the institutional elements of the decision-making process.

Kimball on Schmitz, 'Richard Nixon and the Vietnam War: The End of the American Century'

David F. Schmitz. Richard Nixon and the Vietnam War: The End of the American Century. Vietnam: America in the War Years Series. Lanham: Rowman & Littlefield, 2014. 186 pp. $38.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4422-2709-5.

Reviewed by Jeffrey Kimball (Miami University)
Published on H-Diplo (September, 2014)
Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

H-Diplo Publication Schedule, 22 September to 17 October

The H-Diplo Publication Schedule fror the period  22 September to 17 October is as follows:

Week of 22 September:

1. H-Diplo Roundtable Review of Mary Dewhurst Lewis. Divided Rule: Sovereignty and Empire in French Tunisia, 1881-1938.  Berkeley: University of California Press, 2013.

Introduction by Martin Thomas, University of Exeter

Reviewers:

J.P. Daughton, Stanford University

Eric T. Jennings, University of Toronto

Matthew G. Stanard, Barry College

Article Review 484- "‘The Specter of an Expansionist China’: Kennedy Administration Assessments of Chinese Intentions in Vietnam"

H-Diplo Article Reviews
h-diplo.org/reviews/
No. 484
Published on 19 September 2014

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

ANN: U.S. Diplomats' Actions at the Outbreak of WWI

The Office of the Historian, U.S. Department of State, has released the preview edition of “Views From the Embassy: The Role of U.S. Diplomats in France, 1914.” Based on archival research in French and U.S. sources, this study focuses on American officials' responses to the humanitarian crises that arose immediately upon the outbreak of war, including provision of assistance to stranded American citizens, representation of belligerent powers' interned nationals, protection of foreign property, and the creation of neutral hospital facilities for wounded soldiers.

Syllabus - Diplomacy (Brown)

Diplomacy

Richmond University in London

Semester: Spring 2014

Instructor: Dr Martin D. Brown

Course Home Page:  login via the portal http://myrichmond.richmond.ac.uk  

This syllabus should be read in conjunction with the Course Specification Document; the University Catalogue; and the relevant Student Handbook (via the University’s website http://www.richmond.ac.uk)

Syllabus - The Origins and Development of International Relations (Brown)

The Origins and Development of International Relations
Richmond University in London
International Relations Postgraduate Program
INR 503
Dr. Martin D. Brown

FALL 2012 SCHEDULE

WEEK 1            INTRODUCTORY SESSION: ADMINISTRATION AND LOGISTICS

WEEK 2           WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN INTERNATIONAL HISTORY AND INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS? SOURCES, APPROACHES AND METHODS

WEEK 3           MODERN IMPERIAL GEOPOLITICS: THE ORIGINS OF INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS?

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Recent Reviews

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

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=50475

Author: 
David Malet, Miriam J. Anderson, eds.
Reviewer: 
Dženeta Karabegović

Karabegović on Malet and Anderson, 'Transnational Actors in War and Peace: Militants, Activists, and Corporations in World Politics'


David Malet, Miriam J. Anderson, eds. Transnational Actors in War and Peace: Militants, Activists, and Corporations in World Politics. Washington, DC: Georgetown University Press, 2017. 244 pp. $34.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-62616-443-7; $69.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-62616-442-0.

Reviewed by Dženeta Karabegović (International Burch University )
Published on H-Diplo (February, 2018)
Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

Author: 
Susan R. Grayzel, Tammy M. Proctor, eds.
Reviewer: 
Margaret Darrow

Darrow on Grayzel and Proctor, 'Gender & the Great War'


Susan R. Grayzel, Tammy M. Proctor, eds. Gender & the Great War. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2017. 300 pp. $99.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-027107-7.

Reviewed by Margaret Darrow (Dartmouth College)
Published on H-Diplo (February, 2018)
Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=50509