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Stocker on Kaufman, 'Contested Frontiers in the Syria-Lebanon-Israel Region: Cartography, Sovereignty, and Conflict'

Asher Kaufman. Contested Frontiers in the Syria-Lebanon-Israel Region: Cartography, Sovereignty, and Conflict. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2013. xv + 281 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4214-1167-5.

Reviewed by James R. Stocker (Trinity Washington University)
Published on H-Diplo (August, 2014)
Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

CFP Remaking North American Sovereignty

Call for papers: Remaking North American Sovereignty: Towards a Continental History of State Transformation in the Mid-Nineteenth Century.

Date: July 30-August 1, 2015, at the Banff Centre in Alberta, Canada.

Description: This conference seeks to bring historians of Canada, indgienous peoples, Mexico and the United States to consider state making in mid-1800s North America from a continent-wide perspective.

Author: 
Asher Kaufman
Reviewer: 
James R. Stocker

Stocker on Kaufman, 'Contested Frontiers in the Syria-Lebanon-Israel Region: Cartography, Sovereignty, and Conflict'

Asher Kaufman. Contested Frontiers in the Syria-Lebanon-Israel Region: Cartography, Sovereignty, and Conflict. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2013. xv + 281 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4214-1167-5.

Reviewed by James R. Stocker (Trinity Washington University) Published on H-Diplo (August, 2014) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Advisory Committee Report [Hoganson]

From:  Kristin Hoganson <hoganson@illinois.edu>

The Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Advisory Committee met in June to begin its two-year review of FOIA implementation.

In preparation for this meeting, the SHAFR representative to the National Coalition for History and the Chair of the SHAFR Historical Documentation Committee drafted a report on FOIA implementation, based on comments provided by SHAFR members and other scholars with an interest in U.S. foreign relations history.

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Author: 
Jerri Bell, Tracy Crow, eds.
Reviewer: 
Tanya L. Roth

Roth on Bell and Crow, 'It's My Country Too: Women's Military Stories from the American Revolution to Afghanistan'

Jerri Bell, Tracy Crow, eds. It's My Country Too: Women's Military Stories from the American Revolution to Afghanistan. Potomac Books, 2017. xxi + 330 pp. Illustrations. $32.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-61234-831-5.

Reviewed by Tanya L. Roth (Independent Scholar) Published on H-Diplo (October, 2018) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
David Mayers
Reviewer: 
John M. McCallum

McCallum on Mayers, 'America and the Postwar World: Remaking International Society, 1945-1956'

David Mayers. America and the Postwar World: Remaking International Society, 1945-1956. Abingdon: Routledge, 2018. 312 pp. $150.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8153-7615-6.

Reviewed by John M. McCallum (University of Chicago) Published on H-Diplo (October, 2018) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Brandon Valeriano, Benjamin M. Jensen, Ryan C. Maness
Reviewer: 
Richard Harknett

Harknett on Valeriano and Jensen and Maness, 'Cyber Strategy: The Evolving Character of Power and Coercion'

Brandon Valeriano, Benjamin M. Jensen, Ryan C. Maness. Cyber Strategy: The Evolving Character of Power and Coercion. New York: Oxford University Press, 2018. 320 pp. $34.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-061809-4.

Reviewed by Richard Harknett (University of Cincinnati) Published on H-Diplo (October, 2018) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Paul J. Heer
Reviewer: 
Kevin Grimm

Grimm on Heer, 'Mr. X and the Pacific: George F. Kennan and American Policy in East Asia'

Paul J. Heer. Mr. X and the Pacific: George F. Kennan and American Policy in East Asia. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2018. 320 pp. $37.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-5017-1114-5.

Reviewed by Kevin Grimm (Regent University) Published on H-Diplo (October, 2018) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Elaine Tyler May
Reviewer: 
Jennifer Mittelstadt

Mittelstadt on May, 'Fortress America: How We Embraced Fear and Abandoned Democracy'

Elaine Tyler May. Fortress America: How We Embraced Fear and Abandoned Democracy. New York: Basic Books, 2017. 256 pp. $30.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-465-05592-0.

Reviewed by Jennifer Mittelstadt (Rutgers University) Published on H-Diplo (September, 2018) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)