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Washington Post "Monkey Cage" Symposium (A Response to H-Diplo/ISSF Forum on “What We Talk About When We Talk About Nuclear Weapons” [Connelly/Debs/Feaver/Kahl])

Dear H-Diplo Members:

In response to the recent H-Diplo/ISSF roundtable, “What We Talk About When We Talk About Nuclear Weapons," Professor Francis Gavin has organized an online symposium on The Washington Post's "Monkey Cage" blog. 

In the coming days, Peter Feaver, Colin Kahl, Alexandre Debs, and Matthew Connelly will be contributing essays responding to the broader issues raised by this H-Diplo/ISSF roundtable.

To view these contributions, please visit the symposium at the below link in the coming days:

Review Essay 113- "Relationships/Beziehungsgeschicten: Austria and the United States in the Twentieth Century"

H-Diplo Review ESSAY
No. 113
h-diplo.org/essays/

Published on 9 July 2014

H-Diplo Review Essays Editor:  Thomas Maddux and Diane Labrosse
H-Diplo Web and Production Editor:  George Fujii
Commissioned for H-Diplo by Thomas Maddux

Online Publication of Diplomatic Documents of Switzerland, Vol. 6, on World War I

From: dodis.ch <dds@dodis.ch>

“Alas! Do you think, that the Great Powers will fight each other
because of this local question?” the German Foreign ministry told the
Swiss envoy to Berlin on July 20, 1914 (DDS, vol. 6, doc. 3,
dodis.ch/37181 [1], original in German). A few days later the First
World War started.

On the occasion of the centenary of the outbreak of the war, the

H-Net ANNs: Lecture, CfP's

[Below is an edited compilation of H-Net announcements of potential relevance to H-Diplo subscribers posted to the web from 2014-07-01 to 2014-07-03. For a complete list that can be searched and sorted by title, location, or date, visit: http://www.h-net.org/announce/ or subscribe to the H-Announce listserv]

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   Title: Symbolic Nation-Building in Croatia from the Homeland War to EU Membership

H-Diplo Roundtable on "America’s Great Game: The CIA’s Secret Arabists and the Shaping of the Modern Middle East"

H-Diplo Roundtable Review
h-diplo.org/roundtables
Volume XV, No. 40 (2014)

Published on 7 July 2014

Roundtable Editors:  Thomas Maddux and Diane Labrosse
Roundtable and Web Production Editor:  George Fujii
Commissioned for H-Diplo by Thomas Maddux

Introduction by Mary Ann Heiss

Butler on Neff, 'Justice among Nations: A History of International Law'

Stephen C. Neff. Justice among Nations: A History of International Law.Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2014. 640 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-72529-4.

Reviewed by William E. Butler (Pennsylvania State University)
Published on H-Diplo (July, 2014)
Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

Toward a History of the Law of Nations

Macrakis on Haslam and Urbach, 'Secret Intelligence in the European States System, 1918-1989'

Jonathan Haslam, Karina Urbach, eds. Secret Intelligence in the European States System, 1918-1989. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2013. 256 pp. $54.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8047-8359-0.

Reviewed by Kristie Macrakis (Georgia Institute of Technology)
Published on H-Diplo (July, 2014)
Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

H-Diplo Publication Schedule, 07 July to 02 August

The H-Diplo Publication Schedule from 07 July to 02 August is as follows:

Week of 07 July:

1. H-Diplo Roundtable Review of Hugh Wilford. America’s Great Game: The CIA’s Secret Arabists and the Shaping of the Modern Middle East.  New York: Basic Books, 2013

Introduction by Mary Ann Heiss, Kent State University

Reviewers:

Nigel Ashton, London School of Economics

Glenn Hastedt, James Madison University

Clea Lutz Hupp, University of Arkansas at Little Rock

Article Review 470- "The Yugoslav Communists’ Special Relationship with the British Labour Party, 1950-1956"

H-Diplo Article Reviews
h-diplo.org/reviews/
No. 470
Published on 4 July 2014

H-Diplo Article Review Editors:  Thomas Maddux and Diane Labrosse
Web and Production Editor: George Fujii
Commissioned for H-Diplo by Thomas Maddux

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Recent Reviews

Author: 
Aiko Takeuchi-Demirci
Reviewer: 
Aya Homei

Homei on Takeuchi-Demirci, 'Contraceptive Diplomacy: Reproductive Politics and Imperial Ambitions in the United States and Japan'

Aiko Takeuchi-Demirci. Contraceptive Diplomacy: Reproductive Politics and Imperial Ambitions in the United States and Japan. Asian America Series. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2018. 336 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-5036-0440-7; $90.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-5036-0225-0.

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

Author: 
Jennifer Pitts
Reviewer: 
Michael Geyer

Geyer on Pitts, 'Boundaries of the International: Law and Empire'

Jennifer Pitts. Boundaries of the International: Law and Empire. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2018. 293 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-98081-5.

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

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)