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H-Diplo Article Review 958 on Toprani. “‘Our Efforts Have Degenerated into a Competition for Dollars.’ The ‘Revolt of the Admirals,’ NSC-68, and the Political Economy of the Cold War.”

H-Diplo Article Review 958

18 June 2020

Anand Toprani.  “‘Our Efforts Have Degenerated into a Competition for Dollars.’  The ‘Revolt of the Admirals,’ NSC-68, and the Political Economy of the Cold War.”  Diplomacy & Statecraft 30:4 (2019):  881-706.  DOI:  https://doi.org/10.1080/09592296.2019.1670998.

H-Diplo Article Review 957 on Brunet. “Unhelpful Fixer? Canada, the Euromissile Crisis, and Pierre Trudeau’s Peace Initiative, 1983–1984.”

H-Diplo Article Review 957

18 June 2020

Luc-André Brunet.  “Unhelpful Fixer?  Canada, the Euromissile Crisis, and Pierre Trudeau’s Peace Initiative, 1983–1984.”  The International History Review 41:6 (2019):  1145-1167.  DOI:  https://doi.org/10.1080/07075332.2018.1472623.

https://hdiplo.org/to/AR957
Editor: Diane Labrosse | Commissioning Editor: Cindy Ewing | Production Editor: George Fujii

CfA: America in the World Consortium (AWC) Article Prizes 

Call for Submissions:

America in the World Consortium (AWC) Article Prizes 

The America in the World Consortium is pleased to announce that it is offering prizes for the best scholarly and policy articles on U.S. foreign policy and grand strategy written in the past year by pre-tenure scholars (graduate students and junior faculty). Individuals from all institutions are encouraged to apply. 

H-Diplo Review Essay 247 on Wieviorka. Resistance in Western Europe 1940-1945

H-Diplo Review Essay 247

17 June 2020

Olivier Wieviorka.  Resistance in Western Europe 1940-1945.  Trans. Jane Marie Todd.  New York:  Columbia University Press, 2019.  ISBN:  9780231189965 (hardcover, $38.00/£32.00).

https://hdiplo.org/to/E247
Editor: Diane Labrosse | Commissioning Editor: Michael Behrent | Production Editor: George Fujii

H-Diplo Essay 246- Howard Jones on Learning the Scholar’s Craft: Reflections of Historians and International Relations Scholars

H-Diplo Essay 246

Essay Series on Learning the Scholar’s Craft: Reflections of Historians and International Relations Scholars
16 June 2020

“The Burden of Historians: A Sacred Trust”

https://hdiplo.org/to/E246
Series Editor: Diane Labrosse | Production Editor: George Fujii

H-Diplo Review Essay 245 on Keynes. The Economic Consequences of the Peace: With a New Introduction by Michael Cox

H-Diplo Review Essay 245

16 June 2020

John Maynard Keynes.  The Economic Consequences of the Peace:  With a New Introduction by Michael Cox.  London:  Palgrave Macmillan, 2019.  ISBN:  978-3-030-04758-0 (softcover, $29.99).

https://hdiplo.org/to/E245
Editor: Diane Labrosse | Commissioning Editor: Thomas Maddux | Production Editor: George Fujii

Re: H-Diplo Article Review 935 on Riehle.  “Early Cold War evolution of British and US defector policy and practice.”

Re Kristie Macrakis review of my article “Early Cold War evolution of British and US defector policy and practice”, I thank Prof. Macrakis for the review and those who commented.

H-Diplo Roundtable XXI-46 on Hopkins. An Economic History of West Africa, 2nd ed.

H-Diplo Roundtable XXI-46

A.G. Hopkins.  An Economic History of West Africa, 2nd ed.  Abingdon and New York: Routledge, 2020.  ISBN:  9780367002435 (hardback, $180.00); 9780367002442 (paperback, $76.95)

15 June 2020 | https://hdiplo.org/to/RT21-46
Editor: Diane Labrosse | Commissioning Editor: Frank Gerits | Production Editor: George Fujii

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Author: 
Thomas Colley
Reviewer: 
Allison Abra

Abra on Colley, 'Always at War: British Public Narratives of War'

Thomas Colley. Always at War: British Public Narratives of War. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2019. x + 274 pp. $75.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-472-13144-0

Reviewed by Allison Abra (University of Southern Mississippi) Published on H-Diplo (July, 2020) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Samuel F. Wells Jr.
Reviewer: 
James Matray

Matray on Wells Jr., 'Fearing the Worst: How Korea Transformed the Cold War'

Samuel F. Wells Jr. Fearing the Worst: How Korea Transformed the Cold War. Woodrow Wilson Center Series. New York: Columbia University Press, 2020. Illustrations, tables. 600 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-231-54994-3.

Reviewed by James Matray (California State University, Chico) Published on H-Diplo (June, 2020) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Marina E. Henke
Reviewer: 
Paul Poast

Poast on Henke, 'Constructing Allied Cooperation: Diplomacy, Payments, and Power in Multilateral Military Coalitions'

Marina E. Henke. Constructing Allied Cooperation: Diplomacy, Payments, and Power in Multilateral Military Coalitions. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2019. Illustrations, charts. 258 pp. $23.99 (e-book), ISBN 978-1-5017-3971-2; $47.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-5017-3969-9.

Reviewed by Paul Poast (University of Chicago) Published on H-Diplo (June, 2020) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Victoria Reyes
Reviewer: 
Mark J. Sanchez

Sanchez on Reyes, 'Global Borderlands: Fantasy, Violence, and Empire in Subic Bay, Philippines'

Victoria Reyes. Global Borderlands: Fantasy, Violence, and Empire in Subic Bay, Philippines. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2019. 312 pp. $90.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-5036-0799-6; $30.00 (paper), ISBN 978-1-5036-0941-9

Author: 
T. Alexander Aleinikoff, Leah Zamore
Reviewer: 
Anna R. Oltman

Oltman on Aleinikoff and Zamore, 'The Arc of Protection: Reforming the International Refugee Regime'

T. Alexander Aleinikoff, Leah Zamore. The Arc of Protection: Reforming the International Refugee Regime. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2019. viii + 169 pp. $14.00 (paper), ISBN 978-1-5036-1141-2