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Recent Discussions

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

Author: 
Neville Wylie, ed.
Reviewer: 
Thomas J. Mayock

Mayock on Wylie, 'European Neutrals and Non-Belligerents during the Second World War'

Neville Wylie, ed. European Neutrals and Non-Belligerents during the Second World War. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2002. xi + 368 pp. $70.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-521-64358-0.

Reviewed by Thomas J. Mayock (retired military historian) Published on H-Diplo (February, 2003)

"Neutral against Whom?"

Author: 
Adam Jones
Reviewer: 
John J. Dwyer

Dwyer on Jones, 'Beyond the Barricades: Nicaragua and the Struggle for the Sandinista Press, 1979-1998'

Adam Jones. Beyond the Barricades: Nicaragua and the Struggle for the Sandinista Press, 1979-1998. Athens: Ohio University Press, 2002. xxx + 308 pp. $30.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-89680-223-0.

Reviewed by John J. Dwyer (Department of History, Duquesne University) Published on H-Diplo (February, 2003)

Dilemmas of a Revolutionary Press: Mobilization versus Professionalism

Author: 
Antony Best
Reviewer: 
Christopher A. Preble

Preble on Best, 'British Intelligence and the Japanese Challenge in Asia, 1914-1941'

Antony Best. British Intelligence and the Japanese Challenge in Asia, 1914-1941. Basingstoke and New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2002. xiii + 269 pp. $72.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-333-94551-3.

Reviewed by Christopher A. Preble (The Cato Institute, Washington, D.C) Published on H-Diplo (February, 2003)

The Roots of Intelligence Failure

The Roots of Intelligence Failure

Author: 
Wolfgang Danspeckgruber, ed.
Reviewer: 
Stefan Wolff

Wolff on Danspeckgruber, 'The Self-determination of Peoples: Community, Nation, and State in an Interdependent World'

Wolfgang Danspeckgruber, ed. The Self-determination of Peoples: Community, Nation, and State in an Interdependent World. Boulder and London: Lynne Rienner Publishers, 2002. xvi + 467 pp. $59.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-55587-793-4.

Reviewed by Stefan Wolff (Department of European Studies, University of Bath) Published on H-Diplo (February, 2003)

Author: 
Morris Morley, Chris McGillion
Reviewer: 
James D. Huck, Jr.

Huck, Jr. on Morley and McGillion, 'Unfinished Business: America and Cuba after the Cold War, 1989-2001'

Morris Morley, Chris McGillion. Unfinished Business: America and Cuba after the Cold War, 1989-2001. New York and Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2002. ix + 253 pp. $21.99 (paper), ISBN 978-0-521-52040-9; $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-521-81716-5.

Reviewed by James D. Huck, Jr. (Stone Center for Latin American Studies, Tulane University) Published on H-Diplo (February, 2003)

Author: 
Anthony Lake, David Ochmanek, eds.
Reviewer: 
James J. F. Forest

Forest on Lake and Ochmanek, 'The Real and the Ideal: Essays on International Relations in Honor of Richard H. Ullman'

Anthony Lake, David Ochmanek, eds. The Real and the Ideal: Essays on International Relations in Honor of Richard H. Ullman. Lanham and Oxford: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2001. x + 323 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7425-1555-0.

Reviewed by James J. F. Forest (Department of Political Science, United States Military Academy, West Point) Published on H-Diplo (January, 2003)

Author: 
Philip A. Kuhn
Reviewer: 
Norton Wheeler

Wheeler on Kuhn, 'Origins of the Modern Chinese State'

Philip A. Kuhn. Origins of the Modern Chinese State. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2002. ii + 162 pp. $25.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8047-4283-2.

Reviewed by Norton Wheeler (American Studies Program, University of Kansas) Published on H-Diplo (January, 2003)

Some Origins of Contemporary Chinese Authoritarianism

Some Origins of Contemporary Chinese Authoritarianism

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Recent Reviews

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)

Author: 
Manlio Graziano
Reviewer: 
Alexander Sager

Sager on Graziano, 'What Is a Border?'

Manlio Graziano. What Is a Border? Stanford: Stanford Briefs, 2018. 101 pp. $12.99 (paper), ISBN 978-1-5036-0539-8.

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

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)