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Author: 
Benn Steil
Reviewer: 
Paul J. Heer

Heer on Steil, 'The Marshall Plan: Dawn of the Cold War'

Benn Steil. The Marshall Plan: Dawn of the Cold War. New York: Simon & Schuster, 2018. Illustrations. xii + 608 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-5011-0237-0.

Reviewed by Paul J. Heer (George Washington University) Published on H-Diplo (August, 2018) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Michael E. Neagle
Reviewer: 
Samuel Finesurrey

Finesurrey on Neagle, 'America's Forgotten Colony: Cuba's Isle of Pines'

Michael E. Neagle. America's Forgotten Colony: Cuba's Isle of Pines. Cambridge Studies in US Foreign Relations Series. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2016. 318 pp. $99.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-107-13685-4; $29.99 (paper), ISBN 978-1-316-50201-3.

Author: 
Sara Hellmüller
Reviewer: 
SungYong Lee

Lee on Hellmüller, 'The Interaction between Local and International Peacebuilding Actors: Partners for Peace'

Sara Hellmüller. The Interaction between Local and International Peacebuilding Actors: Partners for Peace. Rethinking Political Violence Series. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillian, 2018. 233 pp. $129.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-3-319-65300-6.

Reviewed by SungYong Lee (University at Otago) Published on H-Diplo (August, 2018) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Call for Blog Contributions – Global Governance at a Crossroads?

Critical, profound engagement with global governance is today more necessary than ever. The current global order is far from stable. It is bound to disappoint those who hope for a truly global community just as much as those who seek retreat into national frames. We need global governance, but we also need to watch it carefully and be open about its flaws.

Author: 
Michael F. Hopkins
Reviewer: 
Kevin Y. Kim

Kim on Hopkins, 'Dean Acheson and the Obligations of Power'

Michael F. Hopkins. Dean Acheson and the Obligations of Power. Biographies in American Foreign Policy Series. Lanham: Rowman & Littlefield, 2017. 360 pp. $50.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7425-4491-8.

Reviewed by Kevin Y. Kim (University of Washington) Published on H-Diplo (August, 2018) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

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Author: 
Jean-Loup Samaan
Reviewer: 
Ziv Rubinovitz

Rubinovitz on Samaan, 'Israel's Foreign Policy beyond the Arab World: Engaging the Periphery'

Jean-Loup Samaan. Israel's Foreign Policy beyond the Arab World: Engaging the Periphery. Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern Politics Series. London: Routledge, 2017. 172 pp. $140.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-138-09987-6.

Reviewed by Ziv Rubinovitz (Sonoma State University) Published on H-Diplo (September, 2018) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Michael D. Cohen
Reviewer: 
Nicholas L. Miller

Miller on Cohen, 'When Proliferation Causes Peace: The Psychology of Nuclear Crises'

Michael D. Cohen. When Proliferation Causes Peace: The Psychology of Nuclear Crises. Washington, DC: Georgetown University Press, 2017. xi + 289 pp. $104.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-62616-494-9; $34.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-62616-495-6.

Reviewed by Nicholas L. Miller (Dartmouth College) Published on H-Diplo (September, 2018) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Keisha N. Blain
Reviewer: 
Nicholas Grant

Grant on Blain, 'Set the World on Fire: Black Nationalist Women and the Global Struggle for Freedom'

Keisha N. Blain. Set the World on Fire: Black Nationalist Women and the Global Struggle for Freedom. Politics and Culture in Modern America Series. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2018. 264 pp. $34.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8122-4988-0.

Author: 
Chris Miller
Reviewer: 
Sarah W. Sokhey

Sokhey on Miller, 'Putinomics: Power and Money in Resurgent Russia'

Chris Miller. Putinomics: Power and Money in Resurgent Russia. Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina Press, 2018. xv + 217 pp. $28.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4696-4066-2.

Reviewed by Sarah W. Sokhey (University of Colorado, Boulder) Published on H-Diplo (September, 2018) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Alister Miskimmon, Ben O'Loughlin, Laura Roselle, eds.
Reviewer: 
Steven L. Lamy

Lamy on Miskimmon and O'Loughlin and Roselle, 'Forging the World: Strategic Narratives and International Relations'

Alister Miskimmon, Ben O'Loughlin, Laura Roselle, eds. Forging the World: Strategic Narratives and International Relations. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2017. 352 pp. $39.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-472-03704-9; $85.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-472-13021-4.

Reviewed by Steven L. Lamy (University of Southern California) Published on H-Diplo (September, 2018) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)