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Author: 
Claude Meyer
Reviewer: 
Andrew Oros

Oros on Meyer, 'China or Japan: Which Will Lead Asia?'

Claude Meyer. China or Japan: Which Will Lead Asia? New York: Columbia University Press, 2011. xxi + 195 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-231-70286-7; ISBN 978-0-231-80069-3.

Reviewed by Andrew Oros (Washington College) Published on H-Diplo (August, 2012) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

Will Either China or Japan Lead Asia?

Author: 
Stuart D. Goldman
Reviewer: 
Roger Reese

Reese on Goldman, 'Nomonhan, 1939: The Red Army's Victory That Shaped World War II'

Stuart D. Goldman. Nomonhan, 1939: The Red Army's Victory That Shaped World War II. Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 2012. xi + 226 pp. $31.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-59114-329-1; ISBN 978-1-61251-098-9.

Reviewed by Roger Reese (Texas A and M University) Published on H-Diplo (August, 2012) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

Author: 
Anna Simons, Joe McGraw, Duane Lauchengco
Reviewer: 
Arjun Chowdhury

Chowdhury on Simons and McGraw and Lauchengco, 'The Sovereignty Solution: A Common Sense Approach to Global Security'

Anna Simons, Joe McGraw, Duane Lauchengco. The Sovereignty Solution: A Common Sense Approach to Global Security. Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 2011. ix + 226 pp. $32.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-61251-050-7.

Reviewed by Arjun Chowdhury (The University of British Columbia) Published on H-Diplo (July, 2012) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

Author: 
Kimberly A. Williams
Reviewer: 
Pamela Jordan

Jordan on Williams, 'Imagining Russia: Making Feminist Sense of American Nationalism in U.S.-Russian Relations'

Kimberly A. Williams. Imagining Russia: Making Feminist Sense of American Nationalism in U.S.-Russian Relations. Albany: State University of New York Press, 2012. xii + 287 pp. $90.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4384-3975-4.

Reviewed by Pamela Jordan (Independent Scholar) Published on H-Diplo (July, 2012) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

Author: 
Kristen P. Williams, Steven E. Lobell, Neal G. Jesse, eds.
Reviewer: 
William Thompson

Thompson on Williams and Lobell and Jesse, 'Beyond Great Powers and Hegemons: Why Secondary States Support, Follow, or Challenge'

Kristen P. Williams, Steven E. Lobell, Neal G. Jesse, eds. Beyond Great Powers and Hegemons: Why Secondary States Support, Follow, or Challenge. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2012. 272 pp. $90.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8047-7163-4; $25.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8047-7164-1.

Reviewed by William Thompson (Indiana University) Published on H-Diplo (July, 2012) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

Author: 
Jonathan Lyons
Reviewer: 
Cemil Aydin

Aydin on Lyons, 'Islam through Western Eyes: From the Crusades to the War on Terrorism'

Jonathan Lyons. Islam through Western Eyes: From the Crusades to the War on Terrorism. New York: Columbia University Press, 2012. x + 260 pp. $32.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-231-15894-7; ISBN 978-0-231-52814-6.

Reviewed by Cemil Aydin (University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill) Published on H-Diplo (July, 2012) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

Author: 
Thomas Risse, ed.
Reviewer: 
Bridget Coggins

Coggins on Risse, 'Governance without a State? Policies and Politics in Areas of Limited Statehood'

Thomas Risse, ed. Governance without a State? Policies and Politics in Areas of Limited Statehood. New York: Columbia University Press, 2011. viii + 297 pp. $50.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-231-15120-7.

Reviewed by Bridget Coggins (Dartmouth College) Published on H-Diplo (July, 2012) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

Author: 
Anthony D'Agostino
Reviewer: 
Joshua Shifrinson

Shifrinson on D'Agostino, 'The Rise of Global Powers: International Politics in the Era of the World Wars'

Anthony D'Agostino. The Rise of Global Powers: International Politics in the Era of the World Wars. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2012. viii + 559 pp. $29.99 (paper), ISBN 978-0-521-15424-6; $90.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-521-19586-7.

Reviewed by Joshua Shifrinson (MIT) Published on H-Diplo (July, 2012) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

Author: 
A. Susan Williams
Reviewer: 
Philip Muehlenbeck

Muehlenbeck on Williams, 'Who Killed Hammarskjöld?: The UN, the Cold War, and White Supremacy in Africa'

A. Susan Williams. Who Killed Hammarskjöld?: The UN, the Cold War, and White Supremacy in Africa. New York: Columbia University Press, 2011. xxv + 306 pp. $37.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-231-70320-8; ISBN 978-0-231-80090-7.

Reviewed by Philip Muehlenbeck (The George Washington University) Published on H-Diplo (June, 2012) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

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Recent Reviews

Author: 
Mara E. Karlin
Reviewer: 
Iain Henry

Henry on Karlin, 'Building Militaries in Fragile States: Challenges for the United States'

Mara E. Karlin. Building Militaries in Fragile States: Challenges for the United States. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2017. 296 pp. $75.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8122-4926-2.

Reviewed by Iain Henry (Australian National University) Published on H-Diplo (August, 2018) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Amit R. Das Gupta, Lorenz M. Lüthi
Reviewer: 
Elisabeth Leake

Leake on Das Gupta and Lüthi, 'The Sino-Indian War of 1962: New Perspectives'

Amit R. Das Gupta, Lorenz M. Lüthi. The Sino-Indian War of 1962: New Perspectives. New York: Routledge, 2016. Maps. 268 pp. $160.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-138-69320-3.

Reviewed by Elisabeth Leake (University of Leeds) Published on H-Diplo (August, 2018) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Christopher Moran, Mark Stout, Ioanna Iordanou, Paul Maddrell, eds.
Reviewer: 
Richard Spence

Spence on Moran and Stout and Iordanou and Maddrell, 'Spy Chiefs: Intelligence Leaders in the United States and United Kingdom'

Christopher Moran, Mark Stout, Ioanna Iordanou, Paul Maddrell, eds. Spy Chiefs: Intelligence Leaders in the United States and United Kingdom. Washington, DC: Georgetown University Press, 2018. Volume 1. 352 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-62616-519-9.

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

Author: 
Bernhard Blumenau, Jussi M. Hanhimäki, Barbara Zanchetta, eds.
Reviewer: 
Michelle Getchell

Getchell on Blumenau and Hanhimäki and Zanchetta, 'New Perspectives on the End of the Cold War: Unexpected Transformations?'

Bernhard Blumenau, Jussi M. Hanhimäki, Barbara Zanchetta, eds. New Perspectives on the End of the Cold War: Unexpected Transformations? Cold War History Series. New York: Routledge, 2018. 242 pp. $155.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-138-73134-9.

Reviewed by Michelle Getchell (US Naval War College) Published on H-Diplo (August, 2018) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)