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Author: 
Michael Rapport
Reviewer: 
David Andress

Andress on Rapport, 'Nationality and Citizenship in Revolutionary France: The Treatment of Foreigners 1789-1799'


Michael Rapport. Nationality and Citizenship in Revolutionary France: The Treatment of Foreigners 1789-1799. New York and Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2000. x + 382 pp. $85.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-820845-7.

Reviewed by David Andress (School of Social and Historical Studies, University of Portsmouth)
Published on H-Diplo (November, 2000)

Author: 
David L. Snead
Reviewer: 
Richard H. Immerman

Immerman on Snead, 'The Gaither Committee, Eisenhower, and the Cold War'


David L. Snead. The Gaither Committee, Eisenhower, and the Cold War. Columbus: Ohio State University Press, 1999. x + 286 pp. $50.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8142-5005-1.

Reviewed by Richard H. Immerman (Department of History, Temple University)
Published on H-Diplo (November, 2000)

DUCK and COVER

DUCK and COVER

Author: 
Paul Wapner, Lester Edwin J. Ruiz, eds.
Reviewer: 
Howard H. Lentner

Lentner on Wapner and Ruiz, 'Principled World Politics: The Challenge of Normative International Relations'


Paul Wapner, Lester Edwin J. Ruiz, eds. Principled World Politics: The Challenge of Normative International Relations. Lanham, Oxford: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2000. xii + 399 pp. $75.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7425-0065-5.

Author: 
Peter Grose
Reviewer: 
Johanna Granville

Granville on Grose, 'Operation Rollback: America's Secret War Behind the Iron Curtain'


Peter Grose. Operation Rollback: America's Secret War Behind the Iron Curtain. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 2000. ix + 256 pp. $25 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-395-51606-5.

Reviewed by Johanna Granville (Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, Washington, D.C)
Published on H-Diplo (October, 2000)

"Making Trouble for Joe Stalin in His Own Backyard"

Author: 
Kirsten E. Schulze
Reviewer: 
Mark Kass

Kass on Schulze, 'The Arab-Israeli Conflict'


Kirsten E. Schulze. The Arab-Israeli Conflict. London and New York: Longman, 1999. vii + 148 pp. $14.66 (paper), ISBN 978-0-582-31646-1.

Reviewed by Mark Kass (Department of Political Science, University of Missouri-Kansas City)
Published on H-Diplo (October, 2000)

A Good Pocket Primer to the Arab-Israeli Conflict

Author: 
Jill Edwards
Reviewer: 
David A. Messenger

Messenger on Edwards, 'Anglo-American Relations and the Franco Question, 1945-1955'


Jill Edwards. Anglo-American Relations and the Franco Question, 1945-1955. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1999. xviii + 291 pp. $78.00 US (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-822871-4.

Reviewed by David A. Messenger (University of Toronto)
Published on H-Diplo (October, 2000)

Author: 
Paul C. Allen
Reviewer: 
Reid J. Rozen

Rozen on Allen, 'Philip III and the Pax Hispanica, 1598-1621: The Failure of Grand Strategy'


Paul C. Allen. Philip III and the Pax Hispanica, 1598-1621: The Failure of Grand Strategy. New Haven, Conn: Yale University Press, 2000. xvi + 335 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-300-07682-0.

Reviewed by Reid J. Rozen (Department of History, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign (on leave))
Published on H-Diplo (October, 2000)

Author: 
Arch Puddington
Reviewer: 
Scott Lucas

Lucas on Puddington, 'Broadcasting Freedom: The Cold War Triumph of Radio Free Europe and Radio Liberty'


Arch Puddington. Broadcasting Freedom: The Cold War Triumph of Radio Free Europe and Radio Liberty. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 2000. xix + 382 pp. $27.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8131-2158-1.

Reviewed by Scott Lucas (Department of American and Canadian Studies, University of Birmingham)
Published on H-Diplo (September, 2000)

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Recent Reviews

Author: 
Mark Moyar
Reviewer: 
Robert Farley

Farley on Moyar, 'Oppose Any Foe: The Rise of America’s Special Operations Forces'


Mark Moyar. Oppose Any Foe: The Rise of America’s Special Operations Forces. Basic Books, 2017. pgs. $28.00 (paperback), ISBN 978-0-465-05393-3.

Reviewed by Robert Farley (University of Kentucky)
Published on H-Diplo (June, 2017)
Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

Author: 
Joshua Kurlantzick
Reviewer: 
Chia Youyee Vang

Vang on Kurlantzick, 'A Great Place to Have a War: America in Laos and the Birth of a Military CIA'


Joshua Kurlantzick. A Great Place to Have a War: America in Laos and the Birth of a Military CIA. New York: Simon & Schuster, 2017. 336 pp. 28.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4516-6786-8.

Reviewed by Chia Youyee Vang (University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee)
Published on H-Diplo (June, 2017)
Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

Author: 
Karim Makdisi, Vijay Prashad, eds.
Reviewer: 
Lise M. Howard

Howard on Makdisi and Prashad, 'Land of Blue Helmets: The United Nations and the Arab World'


Karim Makdisi, Vijay Prashad, eds. Land of Blue Helmets: The United Nations and the Arab World. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2016. 552 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-520-28694-8; $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-520-28693-1.

Reviewed by Lise M. Howard (Georgetown University)
Published on H-Diplo (June, 2017)
Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

The Past and Future of UN Action: The Arab World

Author: 
Lawrence Wright
Reviewer: 
Justin Conrad

Conrad on Wright, 'The Terror Years: From al-Qaeda to the Islamic State'


Lawrence Wright. The Terror Years: From al-Qaeda to the Islamic State. New York: Knopf, 2016. 384 pp. $28.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-385-35205-5.

Reviewed by Justin Conrad (UNC Charlotte)
Published on H-Diplo (June, 2017)
Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

Author: 
Robert J. Lieber
Reviewer: 
Kyle Haynes

Haynes on Lieber, 'Retreat and its Consequences: American Foreign Policy and the Problem of World Order'


Robert J. Lieber. Retreat and its Consequences: American Foreign Policy and the Problem of World Order. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2016. 152 pp. $24.99 (paper), ISBN 978-1-316-50671-4.

Reviewed by Kyle Haynes (Purdue University)
Published on H-Diplo (June, 2017)
Commissioned by Seth Offenbach