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Author: 
Robert Gellately
Reviewer: 
Antoine Capet

Capet on Gellately, 'Backing Hitler: Consent and Coercion in Nazi'


Robert Gellately. Backing Hitler: Consent and Coercion in Nazi. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2001. xvii + 359 pp.p. $27.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-19-280291-0; $40.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-820560-9.

Reviewed by Antoine Capet (Université de Rouen)
Published on H-Diplo (January, 2002)

What did they know? What did they do?

What did they know? What did they do?

Author: 
James V. Milano, Patrick Brogan
Reviewer: 
Kathryn S. Olmsted

Olmsted on Milano and Brogan, 'Soldiers, Spies, and the Rat Line: America's Undeclared War Against the Soviets'


James V. Milano, Patrick Brogan. Soldiers, Spies, and the Rat Line: America's Undeclared War Against the Soviets. Washington and London: Brassey's, 1995. xii + 242 pp. $17.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-57488-304-6; $14.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-57488-050-2.

Reviewed by Kathryn S. Olmsted (Department of History, University of California, Davis)
Published on H-Diplo (January, 2002)

Author: 
Stephen M. Streeter
Reviewer: 
David Sheinin

Sheinin on Streeter, 'Managing the Counterrevolution: The United States and Guatemala, 1954-1961'


Stephen M. Streeter. Managing the Counterrevolution: The United States and Guatemala, 1954-1961. Ohio University Center for International Studies. Athens: Ohio University Press, 2000. xv + 384 pp. $30.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-89680-215-5.

Reviewed by David Sheinin (Department of History, Trent University)
Published on H-Diplo (November, 2001)

What Came Next: Building a Guatemalan Dictatorship after 1954

Author: 
Dennis J. Dunn
Reviewer: 
Marc J. Selverstone

Selverstone on Dunn, 'Caught Between Roosevelt & Stalin: America's Ambassadors to Moscow'


Dennis J. Dunn. Caught Between Roosevelt & Stalin: America's Ambassadors to Moscow. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 1998. xii + 349 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8131-2023-2.

Reviewed by Marc J. Selverstone (Miller Center of Public Affairs, University of Virginia)
Published on H-Diplo (November, 2001)

Hearing, Seeing, and Confronting One Evil

Author: 
William I. Hitchcock
Reviewer: 
Sean Kennedy

Kennedy on Hitchcock, 'France Restored: Cold War Diplomacy and the Quest for Leadership in Europe, 1944-1954'


William I. Hitchcock. France Restored: Cold War Diplomacy and the Quest for Leadership in Europe, 1944-1954. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1998. 291 pp. $19.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8078-4747-3.

Reviewed by Sean Kennedy (University of New Brunswick)
Published on H-Diplo (June, 2001)

Author: 
Justus D. Doenecke
Reviewer: 
John E. Moser

Moser on Doenecke, 'Storm on the Horizon: The Challenge to American Intervention, 1939-1941'


Justus D. Doenecke. Storm on the Horizon: The Challenge to American Intervention, 1939-1941. Lanham, Md.: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2000. xv + 551 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7425-0784-5.

Reviewed by John E. Moser (Department of History, University of Georgia)
Published on H-Diplo (April, 2001)

Moving Beyond the

Moving Beyond the "I"-Word

Author: 
David B. Abernethy
Reviewer: 
Michael D. Callahan

Callahan on Abernethy, 'The Dynamics of Global Dominance: European Overseas Empires, 1415-1980'


David B. Abernethy. The Dynamics of Global Dominance: European Overseas Empires, 1415-1980. New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 2000. 524 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-300-07304-1.

Reviewed by Michael D. Callahan (Kettering University)
Published on H-Diplo (April, 2001)

The Triple Assault of Specialists in Power, Profit, and Proselytization

Author: 
Barbara J. Brooks
Reviewer: 
Charles C. Kolb

Kolb on Brooks, 'Japan's Imperial Diplomacy: Consuls, Treaty Ports, and War in China 1895-1938'


Barbara J. Brooks. Japan's Imperial Diplomacy: Consuls, Treaty Ports, and War in China 1895-1938. Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press, 2000. xi + 296 pp. $55.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8248-2325-2; $55.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8248-2062-6.

Reviewed by Charles C. Kolb (National Endowment for the Humanities)
Published on H-Diplo (April, 2001)

Author: 
Patrick Salmon
Reviewer: 
Rasmus Mariager

Mariager on Salmon, 'Scandinavia and the Great Powers 1890-1940'


Patrick Salmon. Scandinavia and the Great Powers 1890-1940. London: Cambridge University Press, 1997. xix + 421 pp. £45.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-521-41161-5.

Reviewed by Rasmus Mariager (Department of History, University of Copenhagen)
Published on H-Diplo (April, 2001)

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Author: 
Richard Haass
Reviewer: 
David B. Mislan

Mislan on Haass, 'A World in Disarray: American Foreign Policy and the Crisis of the Old Order'


Richard Haass. A World in Disarray: American Foreign Policy and the Crisis of the Old Order. New York: Penguin Press, 2017. 352 pp. $28.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-399-56236-5.

Reviewed by David B. Mislan (American University)
Published on H-Diplo (August, 2017)
Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

Author: 
Nate Jones, ed.
Reviewer: 
Jonathan M. DiCicco

DiCicco on Jones, 'Able Archer 83: The Secret History of the NATO Exercise That Almost Triggered Nuclear War'


Nate Jones, ed. Able Archer 83: The Secret History of the NATO Exercise That Almost Triggered Nuclear War. New York: New Press, 2016. 320 pp. $27.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-62097-261-8.

Reviewed by Jonathan M. DiCicco (Canisius College)
Published on H-Diplo (August, 2017)
Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

Author: 
Armand de Mestral, ed.
Reviewer: 
Jason Yackee

Yackee on de Mestral, 'Second Thoughts: Investor-State Arbitration between Developed Democracies'


Armand de Mestral, ed. Second Thoughts: Investor-State Arbitration between Developed Democracies. Waterloo, Ontario: CIGI Press, 2017. 552 pp. $85.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-928096-38-2.

Reviewed by Jason Yackee (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
Published on H-Diplo (August, 2017)
Commissioned by Seth Offenbach