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CFP: British International History Group conference University of Edinburgh 8-10 September 2016

BIHG 28th Annual Conference at the University of Edinburgh 8-10 September 2016

Keynote speaker: Dr John Bew, King's College London

The BIHG Committee invites you to contribute a paper to the conference. As in previous conferences we are pleased to receive offers to present papers on a wide range of subjects in International History, for any period. These include:

Encyclopedia of Diplomacy - Seeking Contributors

I am seeking contributors who are interested in participating in a significant new project: The Wiley-Blackwell Encyclopedia of Diplomacy.  The Encyclopedia of Diplomacy will be a comprehensive 4-volume compendium of the most important events, people and terms associated with diplomacy from ancient times to the present, and global in its perspective. Individual entries will range from 1,000 to 7,000 words, with a total of over 500 entries in all.

H-Diplo Roundtable XVII, 8 on Colonel House: A Biography of Woodrow Wilson’s Silent Partner [23 November 2015]

H-Diplo Roundtable Review
Volume XVII, No. 8 (2015)
23 November 2015

Roundtable Editors:  Thomas Maddux and Diane Labrosse
Roundtable and Web Production Editor:  George Fujii
Introduction by Louis Galambos

Charles E. Neu.  Colonel House: A Biography of Woodrow Wilson’s Silent Partner.  New York:  Oxford University Press, 2015.  ISBN:  9780195045505 (hardcover, $34.95).

Author: 
Arissa H. Oh
Reviewer: 
Ji-Yeon Yuh

Yuh on Oh, 'To Save the Children of Korea: The Cold War Origins of International Adoption'

Arissa H. Oh. To Save the Children of Korea: The Cold War Origins of International Adoption. Asian America Series. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2015. 320 pp. $85.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8047-9198-4; $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8047-9532-6.

Reviewed by Ji-Yeon Yuh (Northwestern University) Published on H-Diplo (November, 2015) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

Author: 
Danielle Fosler-Lussier
Reviewer: 
Caitlin Schindler

Schindler on Fosler-Lussier, 'Music in America's Cold War Diplomacy'

Danielle Fosler-Lussier. Music in America's Cold War Diplomacy. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2015. 352 pp. $65.00 (hardcover), ISBN 978-0-520-28413-5.

Reviewed by Caitlin Schindler Published on H-Diplo (November, 2015) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

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Author: 
Kamari Maxine Clarke
Reviewer: 
Claude Welch

Welch on Clarke, 'Affective Justice: The International Criminal Court and the Pan-Africanist Pushback'

Kamari Maxine Clarke. Affective Justice: The International Criminal Court and the Pan-Africanist Pushback. Durham: Duke University Press, 2019. 384 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4780-0670-1; $109.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4780-0575-9

Author: 
Marie A. Muschalek
Reviewer: 
Jason M. Wolfe

Wolfe on Muschalek, 'Violence as Usual: Policing and the Colonial State in German Southwest Africa'

Marie A. Muschalek. Violence as Usual: Policing and the Colonial State in German Southwest Africa. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2019. xi + 255 pp. $49.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-5017-4285-9.

Reviewed by Jason M. Wolfe (Louisiana State University) Published on H-Diplo (February, 2021) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Stéfanie von Hlatky, ed.
Reviewer: 
Jared Dmello

Dmello on von Hlatky, 'Countering Violent Extremism and Terrorism: Assessing Domestic and International Strategies'

Stéfanie von Hlatky, ed. Countering Violent Extremism and Terrorism: Assessing Domestic and International Strategies. Montreal: McGill-Queen's University Press, 2020. 224 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-7735-5936-3

Author: 
Rossen Djagalov
Reviewer: 
Joshua First

First on Djagalov, 'From Internationalism to Postcolonialism: Literature and Cinema between the Second and the Third Worlds'

Rossen Djagalov. From Internationalism to Postcolonialism: Literature and Cinema between the Second and the Third Worlds. Montreal: McGill-Queen University Press, 2020. 320 pp. $35.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-228-00109-6; $35.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-228-00110-2

Author: 
Christopher Capozzola
Reviewer: 
Guy Emerson Mount

Mount on Capozzola, 'Bound by War: How the United States and the Philippines Built America's First Pacific Century'

Christopher Capozzola. Bound by War: How the United States and the Philippines Built America's First Pacific Century. New York: Basic Books, 2020. 480 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-5416-1827-5

Reviewed by Guy Emerson Mount (Auburn University) Published on H-Diplo (January, 2021) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)