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Author: 
James K. Wellman, Clark Benner Lombardi, eds.
Reviewer: 
Barak Mendelsohn

Mendelsohn on Wellman and Lombardi, 'Religion and Human Security: A Global Perspective'

James K. Wellman, Clark Benner Lombardi, eds. Religion and Human Security: A Global Perspective. New York: Oxford University Press, 2012. x + 332 pp. $99.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-982773-2; $35.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-19-982775-6.

Reviewed by Barak Mendelsohn (Haverford College) Published on H-Diplo (January, 2013) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

Mendelsohn on Wellman

Author: 
James C. Knarr
Reviewer: 
Benjamin Coates

Coates on Knarr, 'Uruguay and the United States, 1903-1929: Diplomacy in the Progressive Era'

James C. Knarr. Uruguay and the United States, 1903-1929: Diplomacy in the Progressive Era. Kent: Kent State University Press, 2012. 224 pp. $55.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-60635-128-4.

Reviewed by Benjamin Coates (Wake Forest University) Published on H-Diplo (January, 2013) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

Small Place, Big Story?

Author: 
Tarah Brookfield
Reviewer: 
Tamara Myers

Myers on Brookfield, 'Cold War Comforts: Canadian Women, Child Safety, and Global Insecurity'

Tarah Brookfield. Cold War Comforts: Canadian Women, Child Safety, and Global Insecurity. Waterloo: Wilfrid Laurier University Press, 2012. xiii + 290 pp. $39.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-55458-623-3.

Reviewed by Tamara Myers (Department of History, University of British Columbia) Published on H-Diplo (January, 2013) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

Author: 
Karen Andrea Balcom
Reviewer: 
Sara Fieldston

Fieldston on Balcom, 'The Traffic in Babies: Cross-Border Adoption and Baby-Selling between the United States and Canada, 1930-1972'

Karen Andrea Balcom. The Traffic in Babies: Cross-Border Adoption and Baby-Selling between the United States and Canada, 1930-1972. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2011. xii + 356 pp. Illustrations. $75.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8020-9918-1; $35.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8020-9613-5.

Reviewed by Sara Fieldston (Yale University) Published on H-Diplo (January, 2013) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

Author: 
Luv Puri
Reviewer: 
Sumit Ganguly

Ganguly on Puri, 'Across the Line of Control: Inside Pakistan-Administered Kashmir'

Luv Puri. Across the Line of Control: Inside Pakistan-Administered Kashmir. New York: Columbia University Press, 2012. ix + 136 pp. $40.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-231-70306-2.

Reviewed by Sumit Ganguly (Indiana University) Published on H-Diplo (January, 2013) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

Author: 
Philip Muehlenbeck
Reviewer: 
Colleen Woods

Woods on Muehlenbeck, 'Religion and the Cold War: A Global Perspective'

Philip Muehlenbeck. Religion and the Cold War: A Global Perspective. Nashville: Vanderbilt University Press, 2012. 288 S. $65.95 (library), ISBN 978-0-8265-1852-1; $27.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8265-1853-8.

Reviewed by Colleen Woods (Amherst College) Published on H-Diplo (January, 2013) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

Woods on Muehlenbeck

Author: 
Mai'a K. Davis Cross
Reviewer: 
Jim Walsh

Walsh on Cross, 'Security Integration in Europe: How Knowledge-Based Networks Are Transforming the European Union'

Mai'a K. Davis Cross. Security Integration in Europe: How Knowledge-Based Networks Are Transforming the European Union. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2011. viii + 281 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-472-11789-5.

Reviewed by Jim Walsh (UNC Charlotte) Published on H-Diplo (December, 2012) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

Author: 
Soraya Castro, Ronald W. Pruessen, eds.
Reviewer: 
Renata Keller

Keller on Castro and Pruessen, 'Fifty Years of Revolution: Perspectives on Cuba, the United States, and the World'

Soraya Castro, Ronald W. Pruessen, eds. Fifty Years of Revolution: Perspectives on Cuba, the United States, and the World. Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 2012. 400 pp. $44.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8130-4023-3.

Reviewed by Renata Keller (Boston University) Published on H-Diplo (December, 2012) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

U.S.-Cuban Relations: Past, Present, and Future

Author: 
Jeffrey W. Knopf, ed.
Reviewer: 
Anne Harrington

Harrington on Knopf, 'Security Assurances and Nuclear Nonproliferation'

Jeffrey W. Knopf, ed. Security Assurances and Nuclear Nonproliferation. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2012. 320 pp. $50.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8047-7827-5.

Reviewed by Anne Harrington (James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies) Published on H-Diplo (December, 2012) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

Harrington on Knopf

Author: 
Thomas G. Mahnken, ed.
Reviewer: 
Joan Johnson-Freese

Johnson-Freese on Mahnken, 'Competitive Strategies for the 21st Century: Theory, History, and Practice'

Thomas G. Mahnken, ed. Competitive Strategies for the 21st Century: Theory, History, and Practice. Palo Alto: Stanford University Press, 2012. 344 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8047-8242-5; $100.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8047-8241-8; $29.95 (e-book), ISBN 978-0-8047-8318-7.

Reviewed by Joan Johnson-Freese (U.S. Naval War College) Published on H-Diplo (December, 2012) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

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Recent Reviews

Author: 
Jorge Cañizares-Esguerra
Reviewer: 
Jorge Díaz Ceballos

Díaz Ceballos on Cañizares-Esguerra, 'Entangled Empires: The Anglo-Iberian Atlantic, 1500-1830'

Jorge Cañizares-Esguerra. Entangled Empires: The Anglo-Iberian Atlantic, 1500-1830. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2018. 344 pp. $55.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8122-4983-5.

Reviewed by Jorge Díaz Ceballos (Universidad Pablo de Olavide) Published on H-Diplo (December, 2018) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Stefan Andersson, ed.
Reviewer: 
Madelaine Chiam

Chiam on Andersson, 'Revisiting the Vietnam War and International Law: Views and Interpretations of Richard Falk'

Stefan Andersson, ed. Revisiting the Vietnam War and International Law: Views and Interpretations of Richard Falk. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2017. 438 pp. $34.99 (paper), ISBN 978-1-108-40996-4.

Reviewed by Madelaine Chiam (La Trobe University) Published on H-Diplo (December, 2018) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Matthew K. Shannon
Reviewer: 
Roham Alvandi

Alvandi on Shannon, 'Losing Hearts and Minds: American-Iranian Relations and International Education during the Cold War'

Matthew K. Shannon. Losing Hearts and Minds: American-Iranian Relations and International Education during the Cold War. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2017. 256 pp. $49.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-5017-1313-2.

Reviewed by Roham Alvandi (London School of Economics) Published on H-Diplo (December, 2018) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Jenny Thompson, Sherry Thompson
Reviewer: 
David S. Foglesong

Foglesong on Thompson and Thompson, 'The Kremlinologist: Llewellyn E. Thompson, America's Man in Cold War Moscow'

Jenny Thompson, Sherry Thompson. The Kremlinologist: Llewellyn E. Thompson, America's Man in Cold War Moscow. Johns Hopkins Nuclear History and Contemporary Affairs Series. Baltimore: John Hopkins University Press, 2018. Illustrations. 600 pp. $39.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4214-2454-5; $85.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4214-2409-5.

Author: 
Jonas Brendebach, Martin Herzer, Heidi Tworek, eds.
Reviewer: 
Michael Stamm

Stamm on Brendebach and Herzer and Tworek, 'International Organizations and the Media in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries: Exorbitant Expectations'

Jonas Brendebach, Martin Herzer, Heidi Tworek, eds. International Organizations and the Media in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries: Exorbitant Expectations. Routledge Studies in Modern History. Abingdon: Routledge, 2018. 256 pp. $140.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-138-30308-9.

Reviewed by Michael Stamm (Michigan State University) Published on H-Diplo (November, 2018) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)