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Author: 
Hugh White
Reviewer: 
Robert Farley

Farley on White, 'The China Choice: Why We Should Share Power'

Hugh White. The China Choice: Why We Should Share Power. New York: Oxford University Press, 2013. 191 pp. $24.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-968471-7.

Reviewed by Robert Farley (University of Kentucky) Published on H-Diplo (February, 2014) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

Author: 
Guy Laron
Reviewer: 
Mary Ann Heiss

Heiss on Laron, 'Origins of the Suez Crisis: Postwar Development Diplomacy and the Struggle over Third World Industrialization, 1945-1956'

Guy Laron. Origins of the Suez Crisis: Postwar Development Diplomacy and the Struggle over Third World Industrialization, 1945-1956. Washington, DC: Woodrow Wilson Center Press, 2013. xv + 260 pages. $55.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4214-1011-1.

Reviewed by Mary Ann Heiss (Kent State University) Published on H-Diplo (February, 2014) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

It’s about Development, Stupid: The Non-Cold War Origins of the Suez Crisis

Author: 
Lori Allen
Reviewer: 
Timothy Seidel

Seidel on Allen, 'The Rise and Fall of Human Rights: Cynicism and Politics in Occupied Palestine'

Lori Allen. The Rise and Fall of Human Rights: Cynicism and Politics in Occupied Palestine. Stanford Studies in Human Rights Series. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2013. xviii + 258 pp. $85.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8047-8470-2; $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8047-8471-9.

Reviewed by Timothy Seidel (American University) Published on H-Diplo (February, 2014) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

Author: 
Mary E. Stuckey
Reviewer: 
Monica A. Rankin

Rankin on Stuckey, 'The Good Neighbor: Franklin D. Roosevelt and the Rhetoric of American Power'

Mary E. Stuckey. The Good Neighbor: Franklin D. Roosevelt and the Rhetoric of American Power. Rhetoric and Public Affairs Series. East Lansing: Michigan State University Press, 2013. 376 pp. $59.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-61186-099-3.

Reviewed by Monica A. Rankin (University of Texas at Dallas) Published on H-Diplo (January, 2014) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

Roosevelt’s Neighborhood in Rhetoric and Action

Author: 
Carmen Amado Mendes
Reviewer: 
Zhidong Hao

Hao on Mendes, 'Portugal, China and the Macau Negotiations, 1986-1999'

Carmen Amado Mendes. Portugal, China and the Macau Negotiations, 1986-1999. Royal Asiatic Society Hong Kong Studies Series. Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press, 2013. 1 online resource. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-988-8139-00-2.

Reviewed by Zhidong Hao (University of Macau) Published on H-Diplo (January, 2014) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

Who Won and Who Lost Reconsidered

Author: 
Joanna Innes, Mark Philp, eds.
Reviewer: 
Micah Alpaugh

Alpaugh on Innes and Philp, 'Re-Imagining Democracy in the Age of Revolutions: America, France, Britain, Ireland, 1750-1850'

Joanna Innes, Mark Philp, eds. Re-Imagining Democracy in the Age of Revolutions: America, France, Britain, Ireland, 1750-1850. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013. x + 240 pp. $110.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-966915-8.

Reviewed by Micah Alpaugh (University of Central Missouri) Published on H-Diplo (January, 2014) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

Author: 
Miles Kahler, Andrew MacIntyre, eds.
Reviewer: 
David Martin Jones

Jones on Kahler and MacIntyre, 'Integrating Regions: Asia in Comparative Context'

Miles Kahler, Andrew MacIntyre, eds. Integrating Regions: Asia in Comparative Context. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2013. 336 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8047-8364-4.

Reviewed by David Martin Jones (University of Queensland) Published on H-Diplo (January, 2014) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

Integrating, Fragmenting, or Accidentally Socializing? The Possible Futures of Asian Regionalism

Author: 
Kari A. Frederickson
Reviewer: 
Michael D. Bowen

Bowen on Frederickson, 'Cold War Dixie: Militarization and Modernization in the American South'

Kari A. Frederickson. Cold War Dixie: Militarization and Modernization in the American South. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 2013. xii + 226 pp. $69.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8203-4519-2; $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8203-4520-8.

Reviewed by Michael D. Bowen (John Carroll University) Published on H-Diplo (December, 2013) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

Author: 
Roger Owen
Reviewer: 
Edward Webb

Webb on Owen, 'The Rise and Fall of Arab Presidents for Life'

Roger Owen. The Rise and Fall of Arab Presidents for Life. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2012. xi + 248 pp. $24.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-06583-3.

Reviewed by Edward Webb (Dickinson College) Published on H-Diplo (December, 2013) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

A Story in Three Parts with an Uncertain Ending

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Recent Reviews

Author: 
James Cameron
Reviewer: 
Malcolm M. Craig

Craig on Cameron, 'The Double Game: The Demise of America's First Missile Defense System and the Rise of Strategic Arms Limitation'

James Cameron. The Double Game: The Demise of America's First Missile Defense System and the Rise of Strategic Arms Limitation. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2017. 248 pp. $74.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-045992-5.

Reviewed by Malcolm M. Craig (Liverpool John Moores University) Published on H-Diplo (June, 2018) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Roberto Cantoni
Reviewer: 
Marta Musso

Musso on Cantoni, 'Oil Exploration, Diplomacy, and Security in the Early Cold War: The Enemy Underground'

Roberto Cantoni. Oil Exploration, Diplomacy, and Security in the Early Cold War: The Enemy Underground. Routledge Studies in Modern European History Series. New York: Routledge, 2017. 290 pp. $149.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-138-69290-9.

Reviewed by Marta Musso (King's College London) Published on H-Diplo (June, 2018) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Daniel Gorman
Reviewer: 
Heidi Tworek

Tworek on Gorman, 'International Cooperation in the Early Twentieth Century.'

Daniel Gorman. International Cooperation in the Early Twentieth Century. London: Bloomsbury Academic, 2017. 288 pp. $114.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4725-6795-6.

Reviewed by Heidi Tworek (University of British Columbia) Published on H-Diplo (June, 2018) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Serhii Plokhy
Reviewer: 
Mark Edele

Edele on Plokhy, 'Lost Kingdom: The Quest for Empire and the Making of the Russian Nation From 1470 to the Present'

Serhii Plokhy. Lost Kingdom: The Quest for Empire and the Making of the Russian Nation From 1470 to the Present. New York: Basic Books, 2017. 432 pp. $32.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-465-09849-1.

Reviewed by Mark Edele (The University of Melbourne) Published on H-Diplo (June, 2018) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)