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Author: 
Nicholas Rhodes, Deki Rhodes
Reviewer: 
Parshotam Mehra

Mehra on Rhodes and Rhodes, 'A Man of the Frontier: S. W. Laden La (1876-1936): His Life and Times in Darjeeling and Tibet'

Nicholas Rhodes, Deki Rhodes. A Man of the Frontier: S. W. Laden La (1876-1936): His Life and Times in Darjeeling and Tibet. Kolkata: Mira Bose, 2006. xi + 89 pp. $20.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-81-901867-2-8.

Reviewed by Parshotam Mehra (Department of History, Panjab University, Chandigarh, India) Published on H-Diplo (January, 2008)

Frontier Diplomacy

Author: 
David E. Rowe, Robert Schulmann, eds.
Reviewer: 
Antoine Capet

Capet on Rowe and Schulmann, 'Einstein on Politics: His Private Thoughts and Public Stands on Nationalism, Zionism, War, Peace, and the Bomb'

David E. Rowe, Robert Schulmann, eds. Einstein on Politics: His Private Thoughts and Public Stands on Nationalism, Zionism, War, Peace, and the Bomb. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2007. xxxiv + 524 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-691-12094-2.

Reviewed by Antoine Capet (Université de Rouen) Published on H-Diplo (January, 2008)

Everything's Relative

Author: 
Brigitte Hamann
Reviewer: 
Roger Morgan

Morgan on Hamann, 'Winifred Wagner: A Life at the Heart of Hitler's Bayreuth'

Brigitte Hamann. Winifred Wagner: A Life at the Heart of Hitler's Bayreuth. Orlando: Harcourt, 2006. x + 582 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-15-101308-1.

Reviewed by Roger Morgan (formerly Department of Social and Political Sciences, European University Institute) Published on H-Diplo (January, 2008)

Rhinemaiden or Valkyrie?

Author: 
Bouda Etemad
Reviewer: 
John Laband

Laband on Etemad, 'Possessing the World: Taking the Measurement of Colonisation from the 18th to the 20th Century'

Bouda Etemad. Possessing the World: Taking the Measurement of Colonisation from the 18th to the 20th Century. New York: Berghahn Books, 2007. x + 252 pp. $75.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-84545-338-1.

Reviewed by John Laband (Department of History, Wilfrid Laurier University) Published on H-Diplo (December, 2007)

Counting Colonialism

Author: 
GyÖ¶rgy RÖ©ti
Reviewer: 
Bruce Strang

Strang on RÖ©ti, 'Hungarian-Italian Relations in the Shadow of Hitler's Germany, 1933-1940'

GyÖ¶rgy RÖ©ti. Hungarian-Italian Relations in the Shadow of Hitler's Germany, 1933-1940. Boulder: Social Science Monographs, 2003. 346 pp. $52.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-88033-523-2.

Reviewed by Bruce Strang (Department of History, Lakehead University) Published on H-Diplo (November, 2007)

The Cost of Translation

Author: 
Robert H. Ferrell
Reviewer: 
Curt Cardwell

Cardwell on Ferrell, 'Harry S. Truman and the Cold War Revisionists'

Robert H. Ferrell. Harry S. Truman and the Cold War Revisionists. Columbia: University of Missouri Press, 2006. viii + 142 pp. $24.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8262-1653-3.

Reviewed by Curt Cardwell (Department of History, Drake University) Published on H-Diplo (October, 2007)

Robert H. Ferrell and the Cold War Revisionists: A Radically Wrong Interpretation

Author: 
Elizabeth Edwards Spalding
Reviewer: 
kelly crager

crager on Spalding, 'The First Cold Warrior: Harry Truman, Containment, and the Remaking of Liberal Internationalism'

Elizabeth Edwards Spalding. The First Cold Warrior: Harry Truman, Containment, and the Remaking of Liberal Internationalism. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 2006. ix + 323 pp. $40.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8131-2392-9.

Reviewed by kelly crager (Department of History, Texas A&M University) Published on H-Diplo (September, 2007)

Truman: Statesman and Strategist

Author: 
Melvin Small
Reviewer: 
Tuan Hoang

Hoang on Melvin Small, 'At the Water's Edge: American Politics and the Vietnam War' and Small, 'At The Water's Edge: American Politics and the Vietnam War'

Melvin Small. At the Water's Edge: American Politics and the Vietnam War. Chicago: Ivan R. Dee, 2005. xii + 244 pp. Melvin Small. At The Water's Edge: American Politics and the Vietnam War. Chicago: Ivan R. Dee Publisher, 2005. xi + 241 pp. $14.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-56663-647-6; $26.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-56663-593-6.

Author: 
Robert A. Seiple, Dennis R. Hoover, eds.
Reviewer: 
Dianne Kirby

Kirby on Seiple and Hoover, 'Religion and Security: The New Nexus in International Relations'

Robert A. Seiple, Dennis R. Hoover, eds. Religion and Security: The New Nexus in International Relations. New York: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2004. xi + 198 pp. $60.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7425-3211-3; $22.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-7425-3212-0.

Reviewed by Dianne Kirby (University of Ulster) Published on H-Diplo (March, 2007)

Elephants in the Room

Author: 
Helen Duffy
Reviewer: 
Dan Margolies

Margolies on Duffy, 'The 'War on Terror' and the Framework of International Law'

Helen Duffy. The 'War on Terror' and the Framework of International Law. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2005. li + 488 pp. $62.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-521-54735-2; $130.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-521-83850-4.

Reviewed by Dan Margolies (History Department, Virginia Wesleyan College) Published on H-Diplo (March, 2007)

War and Peace or Crime and Punishment?

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Recent Reviews

Author: 
Caren Kaplan
Reviewer: 
Neta C. Crawford

Crawford on Kaplan, 'Aerial Aftermaths: Wartime from Above'

Caren Kaplan. Aerial Aftermaths: Wartime from Above. Durham: Duke University Press, 2017. 312 pp. $27.95, ISBN 978-0-8223-7017-8.

Reviewed by Neta C. Crawford (Boston University) Published on H-Diplo (May, 2018) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

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Author: 
Caitlin E. Schindler
Reviewer: 
Giles Scott-Smith

Scott-Smith on Schindler, 'The Origins of Public Diplomacy in US Statecraft: Uncovering a Forgotten Tradition'

Caitlin E. Schindler. The Origins of Public Diplomacy in US Statecraft: Uncovering a Forgotten Tradition. Palgrave Macmillan Series in Global Public Diplomacy. London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2017. 325 pp. $149.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-3-319-57278-9.

Reviewed by Giles Scott-Smith (Leiden University) Published on H-Diplo (May, 2018) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Brian Drohan
Reviewer: 
Andrew Muldoon

Muldoon on Drohan, 'Brutality in an Age of Human Rights: Activism and Counterinsurgency at the End of the British Empire'

Brian Drohan. Brutality in an Age of Human Rights: Activism and Counterinsurgency at the End of the British Empire. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2018. 256 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-5017-1465-8.

Reviewed by Andrew Muldoon (Metropolitan State University of Denver) Published on H-Diplo (May, 2018) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Simon Reich, Peter Dombrowski
Reviewer: 
Harry Halem

Halem on Reich and Dombrowski, 'The End of Grand Strategy: US Maritime Operations in the Twenty-First Century'

Simon Reich, Peter Dombrowski. The End of Grand Strategy: US Maritime Operations in the Twenty-First Century. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2018. 252 pp. $30.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-5017-1462-7.

Reviewed by Harry Halem (University of St. Andrews) Published on H-Diplo (May, 2018) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Richard Sakwa
Reviewer: 
Gerard Toal

Toal on Sakwa, 'Russia against the Rest: The Post-Cold War Crisis of World Order'

Richard Sakwa. Russia against the Rest: The Post-Cold War Crisis of World Order. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2017. ix + 362 pp. $84.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-107-16060-6; $24.99 (paper), ISBN 978-1-316-61351-1.

Reviewed by Gerard Toal (Virginia Tech) Published on H-Diplo (May, 2018) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)