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Recent Discussions

Author: 
Salim Yaqub
Reviewer: 
Daniel C. Williamson

Williamson on Yaqub, 'Containing Arab Nationalism: The Eisenhower Doctrine and the Middle East'


Salim Yaqub. Containing Arab Nationalism: The Eisenhower Doctrine and the Middle East. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2004. x + 377 pp. $27.50 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8078-5508-9; $70.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8078-2834-2.

Reviewed by Daniel C. Williamson (Department of Humanities, Hillyer College, University of Hartford)
Published on H-Diplo (August, 2004)

Author: 
Noah Feldman
Reviewer: 
T. K. Vogel

Vogel on Feldman, 'After Jihad: America and the Struggle for Islamic Democracy'


Noah Feldman. After Jihad: America and the Struggle for Islamic Democracy. New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2003. 260 pp. $24.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-374-17769-0; $14.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-374-52933-8.

Reviewed by T. K. Vogel (Department of Political Science, New School for Social Research)
Published on H-Diplo (August, 2004)

Author: 
William Stueck, ed.
Reviewer: 
Charles M. Dobbs

Dobbs on Stueck, 'The Korean War in World History'


William Stueck, ed. The Korean War in World History. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 2004. 203 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8131-2306-6.

Reviewed by Charles M. Dobbs (Department of History, Iowa State University)
Published on H-Diplo (August, 2004)

The Korean War Fifty Years Later: Can We Not Make Up Our Minds?

Author: 
Greg Donaghy
Reviewer: 
Andrew Preston

Preston on Donaghy, 'Tolerant Allies: Canada and the United States, 1963-1968'


Greg Donaghy. Tolerant Allies: Canada and the United States, 1963-1968. Montreal and Kingston: McGill-Queen's University Press, 2002. x + 238 pp. $75.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7735-2431-6.

Reviewed by Andrew Preston (Department of History, University of Victoria)
Published on H-Diplo (August, 2004)

Life with the Elephant

Author: 
John Lamberton Harper
Reviewer: 
Kevin R. C. Gutzman

Gutzman on Harper, 'American Machiavelli: Alexander Hamilton and the Origins of U.S. Foreign Policy'


John Lamberton Harper. American Machiavelli: Alexander Hamilton and the Origins of U.S. Foreign Policy. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2004. xiv + 347 pp. $30.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-521-83485-8.

Reviewed by Kevin R. C. Gutzman (Department of History & Non-Western Cultures, Western Connecticut State University)
Published on H-Diplo (July, 2004)

Author: 
Raju G. C. Thomas, ed.
Reviewer: 
Joe Mocnik

Mocnik on Thomas, 'Yugoslavia Unraveled: Sovereignty, Self-Determination, Intervention'


Raju G. C. Thomas, ed. Yugoslavia Unraveled: Sovereignty, Self-Determination, Intervention. Lanham and Oxford: Lexington Books, 2003. xx + 380 pp. $98.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7391-0517-7.

Reviewed by Joe Mocnik (Department of History, Bowling Green State University)
Published on H-Diplo (July, 2004)

The Collapse of Yugoslavia: Histories of Making War and Peace

Author: 
Norman E. Saul
Reviewer: 
Teddy J. Uldricks

Uldricks on Saul, 'War and Revolution: The United States and Russia, 1914-1921'


Norman E. Saul. War and Revolution: The United States and Russia, 1914-1921. Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 2001. xx + 483 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7006-1090-7.

Reviewed by Teddy J. Uldricks (Department of History, University of North Carolina at Asheville)
Published on H-Diplo (July, 2004)

From Friends to Allies to Enemies

Author: 
Gary Jonathan Bass
Reviewer: 
Arne Kislenko

Kislenko on Bass, 'Stay the Hand of Vengeance: The Politics of War Crimes Tribunals'


Gary Jonathan Bass. Stay the Hand of Vengeance: The Politics of War Crimes Tribunals. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2000. 424 pp. $55.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-691-04922-9; $28.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-691-09278-2.

Reviewed by Arne Kislenko (Department of History, Ryerson University)
Published on H-Diplo (May, 2004)

Author: 
Robert B. Silvers, Barbara Epstein, eds.
Reviewer: 
Andrej Gaspari

Gaspari on Silvers and Epstein, 'Striking Terror: America's New War'


Robert B. Silvers, Barbara Epstein, eds. Striking Terror: America's New War. New York: New York Review Books, 2002. vii + 374 pp. $14.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-59017-012-0.

Reviewed by Andrej Gaspari (Independent Scholar)
Published on H-Diplo (May, 2004)

Struggling for Perspective

Author: 
Lloyd Axworthy
Reviewer: 
Mark Proudman

Proudman on Axworthy, 'Navigating a New World: Canada's Global Future'


Lloyd Axworthy. Navigating a New World: Canada's Global Future. Toronto: Alfred A. Knopf, 2003. xi + 450 pp. (cloth), ISBN 978-0-676-97463-8; $17.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-676-97464-5.

Reviewed by Mark Proudman (New College, Oxford)
Published on H-Diplo (May, 2004)

Transnational Leftists and the Invidious Uses of Soft Power

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Recent Reviews

Author: 
Edward James Kolla
Reviewer: 
Joshua Meeks

Meeks on Kolla, 'Sovereignty, International Law, and the French Revolution'


Edward James Kolla. Sovereignty, International Law, and the French Revolution. Studies in Legal History Series. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2017. 350 pp. $99.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-107-17954-7.

Reviewed by Joshua Meeks (Northwest University)
Published on H-Diplo (February, 2018)
Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

Author: 
Thomas Fingar
Reviewer: 
Steven Jackson

Jackson on Fingar, 'Uneasy Partnerships: China's Engagement with Japan, the Koreas, and Russia in the Era of Reform'


Thomas Fingar. Uneasy Partnerships: China's Engagement with Japan, the Koreas, and Russia in the Era of Reform. Studies of the Walter H. Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center Series. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2017. 264 pp. $27.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-5036-0196-3; $90.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-5036-0141-3.

Author: 
Durba Ghosh
Reviewer: 
Heather Streets-Salter

Streets-Salter on Ghosh, 'Gentlemanly Terrorists Political Violence and the Colonial State in India, 1919–1947'


Durba Ghosh. Gentlemanly Terrorists Political Violence and the Colonial State in India, 1919–1947. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2017. 290 pp. $29.99 (paper), ISBN 978-1-316-63738-8.

Reviewed by Heather Streets-Salter (Northeastern University)
Published on H-Diplo (February, 2018)
Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

Author: 
Ben Marsh, Mike Rapport, eds.
Reviewer: 
Stephen Duncan

Duncan on Marsh and Rapport, 'Understanding and Teaching the Age of Revolutions'


Ben Marsh, Mike Rapport, eds. Understanding and Teaching the Age of Revolutions. The Harvey Goldberg Series for Understanding and Teaching History. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 2017. xi + 362 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-299-31190-2.

Reviewed by Stephen Duncan (Bronx Community College, CUNY)
Published on H-Diplo (February, 2018)
Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

Author: 
Sara Yael Hirschhorn
Reviewer: 
Michael Barnett

Barnett on Hirschhorn, 'City on a Hilltop: American Jews and the Israeli Settler Movement'


Sara Yael Hirschhorn. City on a Hilltop: American Jews and the Israeli Settler Movement. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2017. 368 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-97505-7.

Reviewed by Michael Barnett (George Washington University)
Published on H-Diplo (February, 2018)
Commissioned by Seth Offenbach