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Author: 
William Glenn Gray
Reviewer: 
Günter Bischof

Bischof on Gray, 'Germany's Cold War: The Global Campaign to Isolate East Germany, 1949-1969'

William Glenn Gray. Germany's Cold War: The Global Campaign to Isolate East Germany, 1949-1969. Chapel Hill and London: University of North Carolina Press, 2003. xiii + 351 pp. $ 49.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8078-2758-1.

Reviewed by Günter Bischof (Center Austria, University of New Orleans) Published on H-Diplo (January, 2004)

A Cold War Diplomacy of Frustration Among Ideologically Divided States

Author: 
Paul G. Harris, ed.
Reviewer: 
Gregory J. Dehler

Dehler on Harris, 'International Environmental Cooperation: Politics and Diplomacy in Pacific Asia'

Paul G. Harris, ed. International Environmental Cooperation: Politics and Diplomacy in Pacific Asia. Boulder: University Press of Colorado, 2002. xiii + 320 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-87081-678-9.

Reviewed by Gregory J. Dehler (Front Range Community College) Published on H-Diplo (January, 2004)

Environmental Cooperation in Asia

Environmental Cooperation in Asia

Author: 
Eric Hershberg, Kevin W. Moore, eds.
Reviewer: 
James Carafano

Carafano on Hershberg and Moore, 'Critical Views of September 11: Analyses from Around the World'

Eric Hershberg, Kevin W. Moore, eds. Critical Views of September 11: Analyses from Around the World. New York: The New Press, 2002. viii + 304 pp. $18.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-56584-771-2.

Reviewed by James Carafano (Kathryn and Shelby Cullom Davis Institute for International Studies, The Heritage Foundation) Published on H-Diplo (January, 2004)

Author: 
Pierre Asselin
Reviewer: 
Steven Wagner

Wagner on Asselin, 'A Bitter Peace: Washington, Hanoi, and the Making of the Paris Agreement'

Pierre Asselin. A Bitter Peace: Washington, Hanoi, and the Making of the Paris Agreement. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2002. xi + 190 pp. $60.00 (library), ISBN 978-0-8078-2751-2; $22.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8078-5417-4.

Reviewed by Steven Wagner (Department of History, Missouri Southern State University-Joplin) Published on H-Diplo (January, 2004)

A Bitter Peace

Author: 
Robert B. Bruce
Reviewer: 
David R. Watson

Watson on Bruce, 'A Fraternity of Arms: America and France in the Great War'

Robert B. Bruce. A Fraternity of Arms: America and France in the Great War. Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 2003. viii + 380 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7006-1253-6.

Reviewed by David R. Watson (Independent Scholar) Published on H-Diplo (December, 2003)

When America and France Were Friends

When America and France Were Friends

Author: 
H. P. Willmott
Reviewer: 
Andrej Gaspari

Gaspari on Willmott, 'When Men Lost Faith in Reason: Reflections on War and Society in the Twentieth Century'

H. P. Willmott. When Men Lost Faith in Reason: Reflections on War and Society in the Twentieth Century. Westport and London: Praeger, 2002. x + 288 pp. $69.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-275-97665-1.

Reviewed by Andrej Gaspari (Independent Scholar) Published on H-Diplo (December, 2003)

Reflections from Outside the Box

Reflections from Outside the Box

Author: 
Richard Sobel, Erik Shiraev, eds.
Reviewer: 
Ralph B. Levering

Levering on Sobel and Shiraev, 'International Public Opinion and the Bosnia Crisis'

Richard Sobel, Erik Shiraev, eds. International Public Opinion and the Bosnia Crisis. Lanham: Lexington Books, 2003. xvi + 348 pp. $92.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7391-0479-8.

Reviewed by Ralph B. Levering (Department of History, Davidson College) Published on H-Diplo (November, 2003)

Public Opinion and Foreign Policy during the Bosnian Crisis: A Comparative Perspective

Author: 
William E. Odom
Reviewer: 
T. C. Wales

Wales on Odom, 'Fixing Intelligence: For a More Secure America'

William E. Odom. Fixing Intelligence: For a More Secure America. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2003. xli + 229 pp. $24.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-300-09976-8.

Reviewed by T. C. Wales (Department of History, University of Edinburgh) Published on H-Diplo (November, 2003)

Marching Orders: General William Odom Takes On the U.S. Intelligence Community

Author: 
Fredrik Logevall
Reviewer: 
Brian Clancy

Clancy on Logevall, 'The Origins of the Vietnam War'

Fredrik Logevall. The Origins of the Vietnam War. Harlow: Longman, 2001. vi + 156 pp. $16.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-582-31918-9.

Reviewed by Brian Clancy (Department of History, University of Western Ontario) Published on H-Diplo (November, 2003)

Moths to a Flame

Moths to a Flame

Author: 
M. R. D. Foot
Reviewer: 
David Alvarez

Alvarez on Foot, 'Secret Lives: Lifting the Lid on Worlds of Secret Intelligence'

M. R. D. Foot. Secret Lives: Lifting the Lid on Worlds of Secret Intelligence. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. xvii + 302 pp. $16.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-19-860637-6.

Reviewed by David Alvarez (Department of Politics, Saint Mary's College of California) Published on H-Diplo (August, 2003)

Life in the Secret World

Life in the Secret World

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Recent Reviews

Author: 
Grant Madsen
Reviewer: 
Ronald W. Cox

Cox on Madsen, 'Sovereign Soldiers: How the U.S. Military Transformed the Global Economy After World War II'

Grant Madsen. Sovereign Soldiers: How the U.S. Military Transformed the Global Economy After World War II. Philadelphia, PA: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2018. PP. ISBN 978-0-8122-5036-7.

Reviewed by Ronald W. Cox (Florida International University) Published on H-Diplo (November, 2018) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Moeed Yusuf
Reviewer: 
Swarna Rajagopalan

Rajagopalan on Yusuf, 'Brokering Peace in Nuclear Environments: U.S. Crisis Management in South Asia'

Moeed Yusuf. Brokering Peace in Nuclear Environments: U.S. Crisis Management in South Asia. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2018. 320 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-5036-0485-8.

Reviewed by Swarna Rajagopalan (Independent Scholar) Published on H-Diplo (November, 2018) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Yiğit Akın
Reviewer: 
Najwa Al-Qattan

Al-Qattan on Akın, 'When the War Came Home: The Ottomans' Great War and the Devastation of an Empire'

Yiğit Akın. When the War Came Home: The Ottomans' Great War and the Devastation of an Empire. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2018. x + 270 pp. $90.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-5036-0363-9; $27.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-5036-0490-2.

Reviewed by Najwa Al-Qattan (Loyola Marymount University) Published on H-Diplo (November, 2018) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Seán Molloy
Reviewer: 
Andreas Behnke

Behnke on Molloy, 'Kant's International Relations: The Political Theology of Perpetual Peace'

Seán Molloy. Kant's International Relations: The Political Theology of Perpetual Peace. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2017. 270 pp. $70.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-472-13040-5.

Reviewed by Andreas Behnke (University of Reading) Published on H-Diplo (October, 2018) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Aiko Takeuchi-Demirci
Reviewer: 
Aya Homei

Homei on Takeuchi-Demirci, 'Contraceptive Diplomacy: Reproductive Politics and Imperial Ambitions in the United States and Japan'

Aiko Takeuchi-Demirci. Contraceptive Diplomacy: Reproductive Politics and Imperial Ambitions in the United States and Japan. Asian America Series. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2018. 336 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-5036-0440-7; $90.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-5036-0225-0.

Reviewed by Aya Homei (University of Manchester) Published on H-Diplo (October, 2018) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)