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Author: 
Gary R. Hess
Reviewer: 
Melvin Small

Small on Hess, 'Presidential Decisions for War: Korea, Vietnam, and the Persian Gulf'

Gary R. Hess. Presidential Decisions for War: Korea, Vietnam, and the Persian Gulf. Baltimore and London: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2001. xiv + 262 pp. $20.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8018-6516-9; $59.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8018-6515-2.

Reviewed by Melvin Small (History Department, Wayne State University) Published on H-Diplo (March, 2003)

Required Reading for President Bush

Author: 
Annika Mombauer
Reviewer: 
Jason W. Davidson

Davidson on Mombauer, 'The Origins of the First World War: Controversies and Consensus'

Annika Mombauer. The Origins of the First World War: Controversies and Consensus. London: Longman, 2002. ix + 256 pp. $16.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-582-41872-1.

Reviewed by Jason W. Davidson (Department of Political Science and International Affairs, Mary Washington College) Published on H-Diplo (March, 2003)

Author: 
Ramon H. Myers, Michel C. Oksenberg, David Shambaugh
Reviewer: 
Matthew J. Flynn

Flynn on Myers and Oksenberg and Shambaugh, 'Making China Policy: Lessons from the Bush and Clinton Administrations'

Ramon H. Myers, Michel C. Oksenberg, David Shambaugh. Making China Policy: Lessons from the Bush and Clinton Administrations. Lanham: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2001. vii + 314 pp. $39.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-7425-0964-1; $105.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7425-0963-4.

Reviewed by Matthew J. Flynn (Department of History, San Diego State University) Published on H-Diplo (March, 2003)

Author: 
John Davies, Edward Kaufman, eds.
Reviewer: 
James Voorhees

Voorhees on Davies and Kaufman, 'Second Track / Citizens' Diplomacy: Concepts and Techniques for Conflict Transformation'

John Davies, Edward Kaufman, eds. Second Track / Citizens' Diplomacy: Concepts and Techniques for Conflict Transformation. Lanham and Oxford: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2002. ix + 318 pp. $41.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8476-9552-2; $88.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8476-9551-5.

Reviewed by James Voorhees (INDUS Corporation) Published on H-Diplo (March, 2003)

Author: 
Greg Kennedy
Reviewer: 
Erik Benson

Benson on Kennedy, 'Anglo-American Strategic Relations and the Far East, 1933-1939'

Greg Kennedy. Anglo-American Strategic Relations and the Far East, 1933-1939. London and Portland: Frank Cass, 2002. xiii + 313 pp. $62.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7146-5188-0.

Reviewed by Erik Benson (Department of History, Ouachita Baptist University) Published on H-Diplo (March, 2003)

Shifting the Focus: The Roots of the "Special Relationship"

Author: 
John Gearson, Kori Schake, eds.
Reviewer: 
David Sheinin

Sheinin on Gearson and Schake, 'The Berlin Wall Crisis: Perspectives on Cold War Alliances'

John Gearson, Kori Schake, eds. The Berlin Wall Crisis: Perspectives on Cold War Alliances. Cold War History Series. London and New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2002. xxi + 209 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-333-92960-5.

Reviewed by David Sheinin (Department of History, Trent University Berlin Beyond the Soviet-American Confrontation) Published on H-Diplo (March, 2003)

Author: 
Andrew P. Cortell, Susan Peterson, eds.
Reviewer: 
Shogo Suzuki

Suzuki on Cortell and Peterson, 'Altered States: International Relations, Domestic Politics, and Institutional Change'

Andrew P. Cortell, Susan Peterson, eds. Altered States: International Relations, Domestic Politics, and Institutional Change. Lanham: Lexington Books, 2002. viii + 241 pp. $79.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7391-0379-1.

Reviewed by Shogo Suzuki (Department of International Relations, Research School of Pacific and Asian Studies, Australian National University, Canberra) Published on H-Diplo (February, 2003)

Author: 
Richard Rosecrance, ed.
Reviewer: 
Howard H. Lentner

Lentner on Rosecrance, 'The New Great Power Coalition: Toward a Concert of Nations'

Richard Rosecrance, ed. The New Great Power Coalition: Toward a Concert of Nations. Lanham and Oxford: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2001. 338 pp. $34.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8476-8894-4; $111.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8476-8893-7.

Reviewed by Howard H. Lentner (Department of Political Science, Baruch College, and Ph.D. Program in Political Science, Graduate School, City University of New York ) Published on H-Diplo (February, 2003)

Author: 
Marina Svensson
Reviewer: 
Fred Edwards

Edwards on Svensson, 'Debating Human Rights in China: A Conceptual and Political History'

Marina Svensson. Debating Human Rights in China: A Conceptual and Political History. Lanham and Oxford: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2002. xii + 389 pp. $80.00 (cloth), $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-7425-1696-0.

Reviewed by Fred Edwards (News Editor, Toronto Star Business Section) Published on H-Diplo (February, 2003)

Culture Wars

Culture Wars

Author: 
Andrew J. Bacevich, Eliot A. Cohen, eds.
Reviewer: 
Peter N. Funke

Funke on Bacevich and Cohen, 'War over Kosovo: Politics and Strategy in a Global Age'

Andrew J. Bacevich, Eliot A. Cohen, eds. War over Kosovo: Politics and Strategy in a Global Age. New York: Columbia University Press, 2001. 256 pp. $30.50 (paper), ISBN 978-0-231-12483-6; $83.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-231-12482-9.

Reviewed by Peter N. Funke (Department of Political Science, University of Pennsylvania) Published on H-Diplo (February, 2003)

The Kosovo War and Beyond

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Recent Reviews

Author: 
Samuel Totten, ed.
Reviewer: 
Eric A. Heinze

Heinze on Totten, 'Dirty Hands and Vicious Deeds: The US Government's Complicity in Crimes against Humanity and Genocide'

Samuel Totten, ed. Dirty Hands and Vicious Deeds: The US Government's Complicity in Crimes against Humanity and Genocide. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2018. 494 pp. $99.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4426-3526-5; $44.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4426-3525-8.

Author: 
Jennifer Terry
Reviewer: 
James Sandy

Sandy on Terry, 'Attachments to War: Biomedical Logics and Violence in Twenty-First-Century America'

Jennifer Terry. Attachments to War: Biomedical Logics and Violence in Twenty-First-Century America. Durham: Duke University Press, 2017. xiii + 248 pp. $94.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8223-6968-4; $25.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8223-6980-6.

Reviewed by James Sandy (University of Texas Arlington) Published on H-Diplo (September, 2018) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Jean-Loup Samaan
Reviewer: 
Ziv Rubinovitz

Rubinovitz on Samaan, 'Israel's Foreign Policy beyond the Arab World: Engaging the Periphery'

Jean-Loup Samaan. Israel's Foreign Policy beyond the Arab World: Engaging the Periphery. Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern Politics Series. London: Routledge, 2017. 172 pp. $140.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-138-09987-6.

Reviewed by Ziv Rubinovitz (Sonoma State University) Published on H-Diplo (September, 2018) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Michael D. Cohen
Reviewer: 
Nicholas L. Miller

Miller on Cohen, 'When Proliferation Causes Peace: The Psychology of Nuclear Crises'

Michael D. Cohen. When Proliferation Causes Peace: The Psychology of Nuclear Crises. Washington, DC: Georgetown University Press, 2017. xi + 289 pp. $104.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-62616-494-9; $34.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-62616-495-6.

Reviewed by Nicholas L. Miller (Dartmouth College) Published on H-Diplo (September, 2018) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Keisha N. Blain
Reviewer: 
Nicholas Grant

Grant on Blain, 'Set the World on Fire: Black Nationalist Women and the Global Struggle for Freedom'

Keisha N. Blain. Set the World on Fire: Black Nationalist Women and the Global Struggle for Freedom. Politics and Culture in Modern America Series. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2018. 264 pp. $34.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8122-4988-0.