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Author: 
Alessandro Brogi
Reviewer: 
Federico Romero

Romero on Brogi, 'L'Italia e l'egemonia americana nel Mediterraneo'


Alessandro Brogi. L'Italia e l'egemonia americana nel Mediterraneo. Firenze: La Nuova Italia Editrice, 1996. xxiv + 425 pp. IT Lire 40.000 (cloth), ISBN 978-88-221-1752-6.

Reviewed by Federico Romero (Universita' di Bologna)
Published on H-Diplo (November, 1997)

Author: 
Robert Buzzanco
Reviewer: 
Robert D. Schulzinger

Schulzinger on Buzzanco, 'Masters of War: Military Dissent and Politics in the Vietnam Era'


Robert Buzzanco. Masters of War: Military Dissent and Politics in the Vietnam Era. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1996. xiv + 386 pp. $34.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-521-48046-8.

Reviewed by Robert D. Schulzinger (University of Colorado, Boulder)
Published on H-Diplo (November, 1997)

How to Win While Losing

Author: 
James A. Bill
Reviewer: 
Thomas W. Zeiler

Zeiler on Bill, 'George Ball: Behind the Scenes in U.S. Foreign Policy'


James A. Bill. George Ball: Behind the Scenes in U.S. Foreign Policy. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1997. xiii + 274 pp. $30.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-300-06969-3.

Reviewed by Thomas W. Zeiler (University of Colorado)
Published on H-Diplo (September, 1997)

Author: 
Shu Guang Zhang
Reviewer: 
Xiaoyuan Liu

Liu on Zhang, 'Mao's Military Romanticism: China and the Korean War, 1950-1953'


Shu Guang Zhang. Mao's Military Romanticism: China and the Korean War, 1950-1953. Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 1995. xiii + 338 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7006-0723-5.

Reviewed by Xiaoyuan Liu (Postdam College of SUNY)
Published on H-Diplo (June, 1997)

Author: 
Katherine A.S. Siegel
Reviewer: 
David Engerman

Engerman on Siegel, 'Loans and Legitimacy: The Evolution of Soviet-American Relations, 1919-1933'


Katherine A.S. Siegel. Loans and Legitimacy: The Evolution of Soviet-American Relations, 1919-1933. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 1996. x + 211 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8131-1962-5.

Reviewed by David Engerman (Department of History, University of California-Berkeley)
Published on H-Diplo (June, 1997)

Economics without Diplomacy: American-Soviet Relations, 1917-1933

Author: 
Anders Stephanson
Reviewer: 
David M. Fitzsimons

Fitzsimons on Stephanson, 'Manifest Destiny: American Expansion and the Empire of Right'


Anders Stephanson. Manifest Destiny: American Expansion and the Empire of Right. New York: Hill & Wang, 1995. xiv + 144 pp. $13.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8090-1584-9.

Reviewed by David M. Fitzsimons (University of Michigan)
Published on H-Diplo (March, 1997)

Onward Christian Soldiers

Author: 
Brenda Gayle Plummer
Reviewer: 
Michael B. Friedland

Friedland on Plummer, 'Rising Wind: Black Americans and Foreign Affairs, 1935-1960'


Brenda Gayle Plummer. Rising Wind: Black Americans and Foreign Affairs, 1935-1960. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1996. xvi + 423 pp. $27.50 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8078-4575-2; $59.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8078-2272-2.

Reviewed by Michael B. Friedland (The National Faculty)
Published on H-Diplo (February, 1997)

Author: 
Michael H. Hunt
Reviewer: 
T. Christopher Jespersen

Jespersen on Hunt, 'Lyndon Johnson's War: America's Cold War Crusade in Vietnam, 1945-1968'


Michael H. Hunt. Lyndon Johnson's War: America's Cold War Crusade in Vietnam, 1945-1968. New York: Hill & Wang, 1996. ix + 146 pp. $18.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8090-5023-9; $11.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8090-1604-4.

Reviewed by T. Christopher Jespersen (Clark Atlanta University )
Published on H-Diplo (December, 1996)

Author: 
Elizabeth McKillen
Reviewer: 
Frank Ninkovich

Ninkovich on McKillen, 'Chicago Labor and the Quest for a Democratic Diplomacy, 1914-1924'


Elizabeth McKillen. Chicago Labor and the Quest for a Democratic Diplomacy, 1914-1924. Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell University Press, 1995. xiv + 295 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8014-2905-7.

Reviewed by Frank Ninkovich (St. John's University)
Published on H-Diplo (October, 1996)

Author: 
Eric A. Nordlinger
Reviewer: 
Harries-Clichy Peterson

Peterson on Nordlinger, 'Isolationism Reconfigured: American Foreign Policy for a New Century'


Eric A. Nordlinger. Isolationism Reconfigured: American Foreign Policy for a New Century. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press, 1995. x + 335 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-691-04327-2.

Reviewed by Harries-Clichy Peterson (University of Hawai'i at Manoa)
Published on H-Diplo (September, 1996)

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Recent Reviews

Author: 
Wim Klooster
Reviewer: 
Ernst Pijning

Pijning on Klooster, 'The Dutch Moment: War, Trade, and Settlement in the Seventeenth-Century Atlantic World'


Wim Klooster. The Dutch Moment: War, Trade, and Settlement in the Seventeenth-Century Atlantic World. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2016. Illustrations. 432 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8014-5045-7.

Reviewed by Ernst Pijning (Minot State University)
Published on H-Diplo (May, 2017)
Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

Author: 
Adrian Finucane
Reviewer: 
Adrian Pearce

Pearce on Finucane, 'The Temptations of Trade: Britain, Spain, and the Struggle for Empire'


Adrian Finucane. The Temptations of Trade: Britain, Spain, and the Struggle for Empire. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2016. 224 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8122-4812-8.

Reviewed by Adrian Pearce (University College London)
Published on H-Diplo (May, 2017)
Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

Author: 
J. Kael Weston
Reviewer: 
Carrie A. Lee

Lee on Weston, 'The Mirror Test: America at War in Iraq and Afghanistan'


J. Kael Weston. The Mirror Test: America at War in Iraq and Afghanistan. Knopf, 2016. 608 pp. 28.95 (hardcover), ISBN 978-0-385-35112-6.

Reviewed by Carrie A. Lee (University of Notre Dame)
Published on H-Diplo (May, 2017)
Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

Author: 
David Brophy
Reviewer: 
Alexandre Papas

Papas on Brophy, 'Uyghur Nation: Reform and Revolution on the Russia-China Frontier'


David Brophy. Uyghur Nation: Reform and Revolution on the Russia-China Frontier. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2016. 368 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-66037-3.

Reviewed by Alexandre Papas (CNRS-EHESS)
Published on H-Diplo (May, 2017)
Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

Author: 
Rhoda E. Howard-Hassmann
Reviewer: 
Eric A. Heinze

Heinze on Howard-Hassmann, 'State Food Crimes'


Rhoda E. Howard-Hassmann. State Food Crimes. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2016. 288 pp. $29.99 (paper), ISBN 978-1-107-58996-4; $99.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-107-13352-5.

Reviewed by Eric A. Heinze (University of Oklahoma)
Published on H-Diplo (May, 2017)
Commissioned by Seth Offenbach