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PDF version of H-Diplo Roundtable on Matthew G. Stanard.  Selling the Congo:  A History of European Pro-Empire Propaganda and the Making of Belgian Imperialism.  Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2011.  ISBN 978-0-8032-3777-3 (cloth, $65.00); 978-0-8032-7436-5 (paperback, $30.00).

ANN: Columbia University History Professor Position

The Department of History at Columbia University invites applications and nominations for a distinguished scholar at any rank, from tenure-track assistant professor through full professor with tenure, to fill the Borg Professorship in the History of the United States and East Asia, named in honor of the historian Dorothy Borg.

Author: 
David F. Schmitz
Reviewer: 
Jeffrey Kimball

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

What Strategy Did Nixon Employ in Vietnam and When Did He Employ It?

ANN: Track-Two Diplomacy toward an Israeli-Palestinian Solution, 1978-2014

Track-Two Diplomacy toward an Israeli-Palestinian Solution, 1978–2014 is an insider account of a crucial set of negotiations aimed at settling a seemingly endless conflict. It brings out new details of negotiating sessions and internal policy and strategy debates. The book focuses particularly on the thirteen-year process that led to the September 1993 Oslo Accords, which was a landmark occasion followed shortly thereafter by the unraveling of the Israeli-Palestinian permanent status negotiations.

H-Diplo Roundtable on The Cold War in South Asia: Britain, the United States and the Indian Subcontinent, 1945-1965

H-Diplo Roundtable Review
h-diplo.org/roundtables
Volume XVI, No. 3 (2014)

15 September 2014

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

Introduction by Andrew Rotter

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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)