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H-Diplo Publication Schedule, 17 April to 12 May

The H-Diplo publication schedule for the period 17 April to 12 May is as follows:

Week of 17 April:

1. H-Diplo Roundtable Review of Alfred J. Rieber. Stalin and the Struggle for Supremacy in Eurasia.  Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2015.

Introduction by Sergey Radchenko, Cardiff University

Reviewed by:

Geoffrey Roberts, University College Cork, Ireland

David Wolff, Hokkaido University

2. The H-Diplo/ISSF Policy Series: America and the World - 2017 and Beyond

Author: 
Elisabetta Bini, Giuliano Garavini, Federico Romero, eds.
Reviewer: 
Nigel J. Ashton

Ashton on Bini and Garavini and Romero, 'Oil Shock: The 1973 Crisis and Its Economic Legacy'


Elisabetta Bini, Giuliano Garavini, Federico Romero, eds. Oil Shock: The 1973 Crisis and Its Economic Legacy. International Library of Twentieth Century History Series. London: I. B. Tauris, 2016. 336 pp. $110.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-78453-556-8.

Reviewed by Nigel J. Ashton (London School of Economics)
Published on H-Diplo (April, 2017)
Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

Author: 
Jessica Elkind
Reviewer: 
Ngo Vinh Long

Long on Elkind, 'Aid under Fire: Nation Building and the Vietnam War'


Jessica Elkind. Aid under Fire: Nation Building and the Vietnam War. Studies in Conflict Diplomacy Peace Series. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 2016. 310 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8131-6583-7.

Reviewed by Ngo Vinh Long (University of Maine)
Published on H-Diplo (April, 2017)
Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

2016 HAC Annual Report

Report of the Advisory Committee on Historical Diplomatic Documentation, January 1-December 31, 2016

The Advisory Committee on Historical Diplomatic Documentation to the Department of State (HAC) has two principal responsibilities: overseeing the Department of State’s Office of the Historian’s (HO) preparation and timely publication of the Foreign Relations of the United States (FRUS) series, and monitoring the declassification and release of State Department records.

H-Diplo Article Review 690 on “The Czechoslovak Factor in Western Alliance Building, 1945-1948.”

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Article Review
No. 690

14 April 2017

Article Review Editors:  Thomas Maddux and Diane Labrosse
Web and Production Editor: George Fujii

Peter Svik.  “The Czechoslovak Factor in Western Alliance Building, 1945-1948.”  Journal of Cold War Studies 18:1 (Winter 2016):  133-160.  DOI:  https://doi.org/10.1162/JCWS_a_00622.

ISSF Policy Series: Is Donald Trump Jimmy Carter, or is he Kaiser Wilhelm II?

H-Diplo | ISSF POLICY Series
America and the World—2017 and Beyond

“Is Donald Trump Jimmy Carter, or is he Kaiser Wilhelm II?”

Essay by Nancy Mitchell, North Carolina State University

Published on 13 April 2017 | issforum.org

Editors: Robert Jervis, Francis Gavin, Joshua Rovner, and Diane Labrosse
Web and Production Editor: George Fujii

ISSF Policy Series: Neoliberalism, the Decline of Diplomacy, and the Rise of the Global Right

H-Diplo | ISSF                    
POLICY Series
America and the World—2017 and Beyond

“Neoliberalism, the Decline of Diplomacy, and the Rise of the Global Right”[1]

Essay by Penny M. Von Eschen, Cornell University
Published on 12 April 2017 | issforum.org

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Author: 
Saadia M. Pekkanen, ed.
Reviewer: 
Erin Zimmerman

Zimmerman on Pekkanen, 'Asian Designs: Governance in the Contemporary World Order'


Saadia M. Pekkanen, ed. Asian Designs: Governance in the Contemporary World Order. Cornell Studies in Political Economy Series. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2016. 400 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-5017-0052-1; $89.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-5017-0051-4.

Reviewed by Erin Zimmerman (Independent Scholar)
Published on H-Diplo (April, 2017)
Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

Author: 
Elisabetta Bini, Giuliano Garavini, Federico Romero, eds.
Reviewer: 
Nigel J. Ashton

Ashton on Bini and Garavini and Romero, 'Oil Shock: The 1973 Crisis and Its Economic Legacy'


Elisabetta Bini, Giuliano Garavini, Federico Romero, eds. Oil Shock: The 1973 Crisis and Its Economic Legacy. International Library of Twentieth Century History Series. London: I. B. Tauris, 2016. 336 pp. $110.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-78453-556-8.

Reviewed by Nigel J. Ashton (London School of Economics)
Published on H-Diplo (April, 2017)
Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

Author: 
Jessica Elkind
Reviewer: 
Ngo Vinh Long

Long on Elkind, 'Aid under Fire: Nation Building and the Vietnam War'


Jessica Elkind. Aid under Fire: Nation Building and the Vietnam War. Studies in Conflict Diplomacy Peace Series. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 2016. 310 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8131-6583-7.

Reviewed by Ngo Vinh Long (University of Maine)
Published on H-Diplo (April, 2017)
Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

Author: 
Roger Hardy
Reviewer: 
Elizabeth Bishop

Bishop on Hardy, 'The Poisoned Well: Empire and Its Legacy in the Middle East'


Roger Hardy. The Poisoned Well: Empire and Its Legacy in the Middle East. New York: Oxford University Press, 2016. 280 pp. $27.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-062320-3.

Reviewed by Elizabeth Bishop (Texas State University/San Marcos)
Published on H-Diplo (April, 2017)
Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

Author: 
Lisa Jakelski
Reviewer: 
Danielle Fosler-Lussier

Fosler-Lussier on Jakelski, 'Making New Music in Cold War Poland: The Warsaw Autumn Festival, 1956-1968'


Lisa Jakelski. Making New Music in Cold War Poland: The Warsaw Autumn Festival, 1956-1968. California Studies in 20th-Century Music Series. Oakland: University of California Press, 2016. 272 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-520-29254-3.

Reviewed by Danielle Fosler-Lussier (The Ohio State University)
Published on H-Diplo (April, 2017)
Commissioned by Seth Offenbach