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Author: 
Carmen Amado Mendes
Reviewer: 
Zhidong Hao

Hao on Mendes, 'Portugal, China and the Macau Negotiations, 1986-1999'

Carmen Amado Mendes. Portugal, China and the Macau Negotiations, 1986-1999. Royal Asiatic Society Hong Kong Studies Series. Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press, 2013. 1 online resource. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-988-8139-00-2.

Reviewed by Zhidong Hao (University of Macau) Published on H-Diplo (January, 2014) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

Who Won and Who Lost Reconsidered

Author: 
Joanna Innes, Mark Philp, eds.
Reviewer: 
Micah Alpaugh

Alpaugh on Innes and Philp, 'Re-Imagining Democracy in the Age of Revolutions: America, France, Britain, Ireland, 1750-1850'

Joanna Innes, Mark Philp, eds. Re-Imagining Democracy in the Age of Revolutions: America, France, Britain, Ireland, 1750-1850. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013. x + 240 pp. $110.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-966915-8.

Reviewed by Micah Alpaugh (University of Central Missouri) Published on H-Diplo (January, 2014) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

Author: 
Miles Kahler, Andrew MacIntyre, eds.
Reviewer: 
David Martin Jones

Jones on Kahler and MacIntyre, 'Integrating Regions: Asia in Comparative Context'

Miles Kahler, Andrew MacIntyre, eds. Integrating Regions: Asia in Comparative Context. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2013. 336 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8047-8364-4.

Reviewed by David Martin Jones (University of Queensland) Published on H-Diplo (January, 2014) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

Integrating, Fragmenting, or Accidentally Socializing? The Possible Futures of Asian Regionalism

Author: 
Kari A. Frederickson
Reviewer: 
Michael D. Bowen

Bowen on Frederickson, 'Cold War Dixie: Militarization and Modernization in the American South'

Kari A. Frederickson. Cold War Dixie: Militarization and Modernization in the American South. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 2013. xii + 226 pp. $69.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8203-4519-2; $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8203-4520-8.

Reviewed by Michael D. Bowen (John Carroll University) Published on H-Diplo (December, 2013) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

Author: 
Roger Owen
Reviewer: 
Edward Webb

Webb on Owen, 'The Rise and Fall of Arab Presidents for Life'

Roger Owen. The Rise and Fall of Arab Presidents for Life. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2012. xi + 248 pp. $24.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-06583-3.

Reviewed by Edward Webb (Dickinson College) Published on H-Diplo (December, 2013) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

A Story in Three Parts with an Uncertain Ending

Author: 
Maxine Berg, ed.
Reviewer: 
Brent J. Steele

Steele on Berg, 'Writing the History of the Global: Challenges for the Twenty-first Century'

Maxine Berg, ed. Writing the History of the Global: Challenges for the Twenty-first Century. British Academy Original Paperback Series. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2012. 220 pp. $35.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-19-726532-1.

Reviewed by Brent J. Steele (University of Utah) Published on H-Diplo (December, 2013) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

Why Do We Need a “History of the Global”?

Author: 
Richard D. Williamson
Reviewer: 
David Coleman

Coleman on Williamson, 'First Steps toward Détente: American Diplomacy in the Berlin Crisis, 1958-1963'

Richard D. Williamson. First Steps toward Détente: American Diplomacy in the Berlin Crisis, 1958-1963. Lanham: Lexington Books, 2012. xxx + 237 pp. $75.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7391-6880-6.

Reviewed by David Coleman (University of Virginia) Published on H-Diplo (December, 2013) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

Author: 
Daniel Gorman
Reviewer: 
Natasha Wheatley

Wheatley on Gorman, 'The Emergence of International Society in the 1920s'

Daniel Gorman. The Emergence of International Society in the 1920s. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2012. 387 pp. $103.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-107-02113-6.

Reviewed by Natasha Wheatley (Columbia University) Published on H-Diplo (November, 2013) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

The History of International Society, Remembered and Forgotten

Author: 
Marc Gopin
Reviewer: 
Sonja Wentling

Wentling on Gopin, 'Bridges across an Impossible Divide: The Inner Lives of Arab and Jewish Peacemakers'

Marc Gopin. Bridges across an Impossible Divide: The Inner Lives of Arab and Jewish Peacemakers. New York: Oxford University Press, 2013. 256 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-991698-6.

Reviewed by Sonja Wentling (Concordia College) Published on H-Diplo (November, 2013) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

Peace in Our Time? Conflict Resolution through Partnerships between Arabs and Jews

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Recent Reviews

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)