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Author: 
Lindsay W. Michie
Reviewer: 
John E. Moser

Moser on Michie, 'Portrait of an Appeaser: Robert Hadow, First Secretary in the British Foreign Office, 1931-1939'

Lindsay W. Michie. Portrait of an Appeaser: Robert Hadow, First Secretary in the British Foreign Office, 1931-1939. Westport, Conn. and London: Praeger, 1996. xiv + 166 pp. $57.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-275-95369-0.

Reviewed by John E. Moser (Department of History, University of Georgia) Published on H-Diplo (November, 1998)

An Incomplete Look at Appeasement

Author: 
Walter L. Hixson
Reviewer: 
Frank Schumacher

Schumacher on Hixson, 'Parting the Curtain: Propaganda, Culture, and the Cold War, 1945-61'

Walter L. Hixson. Parting the Curtain: Propaganda, Culture, and the Cold War, 1945-61. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1997. xvi + 283 pp. $33.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-312-17680-8; $90.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-312-16080-7.

Reviewed by Frank Schumacher (University of Bonn) Published on H-Diplo (April, 1998)

Author: 
Aleksandr Fursenko, Timothy Naftali
Reviewer: 
James N. Giglio

Giglio on Fursenko and Naftali, 'One Hell of a Gamble: Khrushchev, Castro, and Kennedy, 1958-1964'

Aleksandr Fursenko, Timothy Naftali. One Hell of a Gamble: Khrushchev, Castro, and Kennedy, 1958-1964. New York: W.W. Norton & Company, 1997. xi + 420. $27.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-393-04070-8.

Reviewed by James N. Giglio (Southwest Missouri State University) Published on H-Diplo (March, 1998)

Author: 
Philip Nash
Reviewer: 
David A. Welch

Welch on Nash, 'The Other Missiles of October: Eisenhower, Kennedy and the Jupiters, 1957-1963'

Philip Nash. The Other Missiles of October: Eisenhower, Kennedy and the Jupiters, 1957-1963. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1997. xvi + 231 pp. $18.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8078-4647-6; $49.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8078-2339-2.

Reviewed by David A. Welch (University of Toronto) Published on H-Diplo (March, 1998)

Author: 
Brian McAllister Linn
Reviewer: 
Roger Dingman

Dingman on Linn, 'Guardians of Empire: The U.S. Army and the Pacific, 1902-1949'

Brian McAllister Linn. Guardians of Empire: The U.S. Army and the Pacific, 1902-1949. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1997. xvi + 343 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8078-2321-7.

Reviewed by Roger Dingman (Department of History, University of Southern California) Published on H-Diplo (November, 1997)

Author: 
Joseph G. Morgan
Reviewer: 
Edwin Moise

Moise on Morgan, 'The Vietnam Lobby: The American Friends of Vietnam, 1955-1975'

Joseph G. Morgan. The Vietnam Lobby: The American Friends of Vietnam, 1955-1975. Chapel Hill and London: University of North Carolina Press, 1997. xviii + 229 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8078-2322-4.

Reviewed by Edwin Moise (Clemson University) Published on H-Diplo (November, 1997)

Author: 
Alessandro Brogi
Reviewer: 
Federico Romero

Romero on Brogi, 'L'Italia e l'egemonia americana nel Mediterraneo'

Alessandro Brogi. L'Italia e l'egemonia americana nel Mediterraneo. Firenze: La Nuova Italia Editrice, 1996. xxiv + 425 pp. IT Lire 40.000 (cloth), ISBN 978-88-221-1752-6.

Reviewed by Federico Romero (Universita' di Bologna) Published on H-Diplo (November, 1997)

Author: 
Robert Buzzanco
Reviewer: 
Robert D. Schulzinger

Schulzinger on Buzzanco, 'Masters of War: Military Dissent and Politics in the Vietnam Era'

Robert Buzzanco. Masters of War: Military Dissent and Politics in the Vietnam Era. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1996. xiv + 386 pp. $34.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-521-48046-8.

Reviewed by Robert D. Schulzinger (University of Colorado, Boulder) Published on H-Diplo (November, 1997)

How to Win While Losing

Author: 
James A. Bill
Reviewer: 
Thomas W. Zeiler

Zeiler on Bill, 'George Ball: Behind the Scenes in U.S. Foreign Policy'

James A. Bill. George Ball: Behind the Scenes in U.S. Foreign Policy. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1997. xiii + 274 pp. $30.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-300-06969-3.

Reviewed by Thomas W. Zeiler (University of Colorado) Published on H-Diplo (September, 1997)

Author: 
Shu Guang Zhang
Reviewer: 
Xiaoyuan Liu

Liu on Zhang, 'Mao's Military Romanticism: China and the Korean War, 1950-1953'

Shu Guang Zhang. Mao's Military Romanticism: China and the Korean War, 1950-1953. Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 1995. xiii + 338 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7006-0723-5.

Reviewed by Xiaoyuan Liu (Postdam College of SUNY) Published on H-Diplo (June, 1997)

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Recent Reviews

Author: 
Eric Stover, Victor Peskin, Alexa Koenig
Reviewer: 
David Crowe

Crowe on Stover and Peskin and Koenig, 'Hiding in Plain Sight: The Pursuit of War Criminals from Nuremberg to the War on Terror'

Eric Stover, Victor Peskin, Alexa Koenig. Hiding in Plain Sight: The Pursuit of War Criminals from Nuremberg to the War on Terror. Oakland: University of California Press, 2016. x + 487 pp. Illustrations. $32.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-520-27805-9.

Reviewed by David Crowe (Chapman University) Published on H-Diplo (July, 2018) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
James W. Pardew
Reviewer: 
Patrice C. McMahon

McMahon on Pardew, 'Peacemakers: American Leadership and the End of Genocide in the Balkans'

James W. Pardew. Peacemakers: American Leadership and the End of Genocide in the Balkans. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 2017. 424 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8131-7435-8.

Reviewed by Patrice C. McMahon (University of Nebraska-Lincoln) Published on H-Diplo (July, 2018) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Edward Pearce
Reviewer: 
Anthony D'Agostino

D'Agostino on Pearce, 'The Golden Talking-Shop: The Oxford Union Debates Empire, World War, Revolution, and Women'

Edward Pearce. The Golden Talking-Shop: The Oxford Union Debates Empire, World War, Revolution, and Women. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2016. xiv + 674 pp. $40.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-871723-2.

Reviewed by Anthony D'Agostino (San Francisco State University) Published on H-Diplo (July, 2018) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Ikuko Asaka
Reviewer: 
Elaine LaFay

LaFay on Asaka, 'Tropical Freedom: Climate, Settler Colonialism, and Black Exclusion in the Age of Emancipation'

Ikuko Asaka. Tropical Freedom: Climate, Settler Colonialism, and Black Exclusion in the Age of Emancipation. Durham: Duke University Press, 2017. 304 pp. $26.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8223-6910-3; $94.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8223-6881-6.

Reviewed by Elaine LaFay (University of Pennsylvania) Published on H-Diplo (July, 2018) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Larrie D. Ferreiro
Reviewer: 
Jeffrey Stanley

Stanley on Ferreiro, 'Brothers at Arms: American Independence and the Men of France and Spain Who Saved It'

Larrie D. Ferreiro. Brothers at Arms: American Independence and the Men of France and Spain Who Saved It. New York: Knopf Publishing Group, 2016. xxv + 429 pp. $30.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-101-91030-6.

Reviewed by Jeffrey Stanley (Dalton State College) Published on H-Diplo (July, 2018) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)