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H-Diplo Article Reivew 863- Crump on Stanciu. “A Lost Chance for Balkan Cooperation? The Romanian View on ‘Regional Micro-Détente,’ 1969-75.”

H-Diplo Article Review
No. 863
6 June 2019

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

 

Cezar Stanciu.  “A Lost Chance for Balkan Cooperation?  The Romanian View on ‘Regional Micro-Détente,’ 1969-75.”  Cold War History (online), 18 November 2018.  DOI:  https://doi.org/10.1080/14682745.2018.1524878.

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H-Diplo Article Review 862- Gould-Davies on Tagirova. “Soviet Public Diplomacy in China: “Small Steps” towards Bilateral Rapprochement (1978-1985).”

H-Diplo Article Review
No. 862
5 June 2019

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

Alsu Tagirova.  “Soviet Public Diplomacy in China: “Small Steps” towards Bilateral Rapprochement (1978-1985).”  Cold War History 17:4 (2017):  405-423.  DOI:  https://doi.org/10.1080/14682745.2017.1307180.

URL: http://tiny.cc/AR862

H-Diplo Article Review 861- Pressman on Daigle. “Beyond Camp David: Jimmy Carter, Palestinian Self-Determination, and Human Rights.”

H-Diplo Article Review
No. 861
4 June 2019

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

Craig Daigle.  “Beyond Camp David:  Jimmy Carter, Palestinian Self-Determination, and Human Rights.”  Diplomatic History 42:5 (September 2018):  802-830.  DOI:  https://doi.org/10.1093/dh/dhy001.

URL: http://tiny.cc/AR861

 

H-Diplo Roundtable XX-41 on Transcending the Cold War: Summits, Statecraft, and the Dissolution of Bipolarity in Europe, 1970-1990

H-Diplo Roundtable Review
Volume XX, No. 41
3 June 2019

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

Kristina Spohr and David Reynolds, eds.  Transcending the Cold War:  Summits, Statecraft, and the Dissolution of Bipolarity in Europe, 1970-1990.  Oxford:  Oxford University Press, 2016.  ISBN:  978-0-19-872750-7 (hardback, £38.99).

Author: 
Megan Black
Reviewer: 
Mary Ann Heiss

Heiss on Black, 'The Global Interior: Mineral Frontiers and American Power'

Megan Black. The Global Interior: Mineral Frontiers and American Power. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2018. 360 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-98425-7.

Reviewed by Mary Ann Heiss (Kent State University) Published on H-Diplo (June, 2019) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Patricia O'Toole
Reviewer: 
Ross Kennedy

Kennedy on O'Toole, 'The Moralist: Woodrow Wilson and the World He Made'

Patricia O'Toole. The Moralist: Woodrow Wilson and the World He Made. New York: Simon & Schuster, 2018. Illustrations. xviii + 636 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7432-9809-4; $20.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-7432-9810-0.

Reviewed by Ross Kennedy (Illinois State University) Published on H-Diplo (June, 2019) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

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Author: 
Mark Rice
Reviewer: 
Blake C. Scott

Scott on Rice, 'Making Machu Picchu: The Politics of Tourism in Twentieth-Century Peru'

Mark Rice. Making Machu Picchu: The Politics of Tourism in Twentieth-Century Peru. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2018. 252 pp. $22.99 (e-book), ISBN 978-1-4696-4354-0; $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4696-4353-3; $90.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4696-4352-6.

Reviewed by Blake C. Scott (College of Charleston) Published on H-Diplo (June, 2019) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Radhika Viyas Mongia
Reviewer: 
Debjani Bhattacharyya

Bhattacharyya on Mongia, 'Indian Migration and Empire: A Colonial Genealogy of the Modern State'

Radhika Viyas Mongia. Indian Migration and Empire: A Colonial Genealogy of the Modern State. Durham: Duke University Press Books, 2018. 248 pp. $94.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8223-7039-0; $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8223-7102-1.

Reviewed by Debjani Bhattacharyya (Drexel University) Published on H-Diplo (June, 2019) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Benjamin Mountford, Stephen Tuffnell, eds.
Reviewer: 
Timothy Alborn

Alborn on Mountford and Tuffnell, 'A Global History of Gold Rushes'

Benjamin Mountford, Stephen Tuffnell, eds. A Global History of Gold Rushes. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2018. 336 pp. ISBN 978-0-520-96758-8.

Reviewed by Timothy Alborn (Lehman College) Published on H-Diplo (June, 2019) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

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Author: 
Andrew T. McDonald, Verlaine Stoner McDonald
Reviewer: 
Aiko Takeuchi-Demirci

Takeuchi-Demirci on McDonald and McDonald, 'Paul Rusch in Postwar Japan: Evangelism, Rural Development, and the Battle against Communism'

Andrew T. McDonald, Verlaine Stoner McDonald. Paul Rusch in Postwar Japan: Evangelism, Rural Development, and the Battle against Communism. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 2018. 288 pp. $50.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8131-7607-9.

Reviewed by Aiko Takeuchi-Demirci (Stanford University) Published on H-Diplo (June, 2019) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
James Igoe Walsh, Marcus Schulzke
Reviewer: 
Christine Sixta Rinehart

Rinehart on Walsh and Schulzke, 'Drones and Support for the Use of Force'

James Igoe Walsh, Marcus Schulzke. Drones and Support for the Use of Force. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2018. 252 pp. $75.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-472-13101-3.

Reviewed by Christine Sixta Rinehart (University of South Carolina in Palmetto College) Published on H-Diplo (June, 2019) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)