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Author: 
Ole R. Holsti
Reviewer: 
Julia Azari

Azari on Holsti, 'American Public Opinion on the Iraq War'

Ole R. Holsti. American Public Opinion on the Iraq War. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2011. xii + 226 pp. $90.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-472-11704-8; $40.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-472-03480-2.

Reviewed by Julia Azari (Marquette University) Published on H-Diplo (December, 2012) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

Author: 
Zheng Wang
Reviewer: 
Zachary Fredman

Fredman on Wang, 'Never forget national humiliation: historical memory in Chinese politics and foreign relations'

Zheng Wang. Never forget national humiliation: historical memory in Chinese politics and foreign relations. New York, NY: Columbia University Press, April 22, 2014. pp. cm. $32.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-231-14890-0; ISBN 978-0-231-14891-7.

Reviewed by Zachary Fredman (Boston University) Published on H-Diplo (December, 2012) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

Author: 
James Hevia
Reviewer: 
Michael H. Fisher

Fisher on Hevia, 'The Imperial Security State: British Colonial Knowledge and Empire-Building in Asia'

James Hevia. The Imperial Security State: British Colonial Knowledge and Empire-Building in Asia. Critical Perspectives on Empire Series. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2012. 312 pp. $99.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-521-89608-5.

Reviewed by Michael H. Fisher (Oberlin College) Published on H-Diplo (November, 2012) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

Author: 
Ian Holliday
Reviewer: 
Ian Brown

Brown on Holliday, 'Burma Redux: Global Justice and the Quest for Political Reform in Myanmar'

Ian Holliday. Burma Redux: Global Justice and the Quest for Political Reform in Myanmar. New York: Columbia University Press, 2011. 304 pp. $89.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-231-16126-8; $29.50 (paper), ISBN 978-0-231-16127-5.

Reviewed by Ian Brown (University of London) Published on H-Diplo (November, 2012) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

Returning to Burma

Author: 
Roland Vogt, ed.
Reviewer: 
Colin Green

Green on Vogt, 'Europe and China: Strategic Partners or Rivals?'

Roland Vogt, ed. Europe and China: Strategic Partners or Rivals? Global Connections Series. Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press, 2012. 276 pp. $30.00 (paper), ISBN 978-988-8083-88-6.

Reviewed by Colin Green (The University of British Columbia) Published on H-Diplo (November, 2012) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

Author: 
Axel R. Schäfer
Reviewer: 
Michael Brenes

Brenes on Schäfer, 'Piety and Public Funding: Evangelicals and the State in Modern America'

Axel R. Schäfer. Piety and Public Funding: Evangelicals and the State in Modern America. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2012. 311 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8122-4411-3.

Reviewed by Michael Brenes (The City University of New York) Published on H-Diplo (November, 2012) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

Conservative Evangelicals and the Cold War State

Author: 
Aaron Belkin
Reviewer: 
Annessa Babic

Babic on Belkin, 'Bring Me Men: Military Masculinity and the Benign Façade of American Empire, 1898-2001'

Aaron Belkin. Bring Me Men: Military Masculinity and the Benign Façade of American Empire, 1898-2001. New York: Columbia University Press, 2012. 244 pp. Illustrations. $25.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-231-70284-3; $75.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-231-70285-0.

Reviewed by Annessa Babic (Long Island University, CW Post Campus) Published on H-Diplo (November, 2012) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

Author: 
Kendall Johnson, ed.
Reviewer: 
Dael Norwood

Norwood on Johnson, 'Narratives of Free Trade: The Commercial Cultures of Early US-China Relations'

 

Kendall Johnson, ed. Narratives of Free Trade: The Commercial Cultures of Early US-China Relations. Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press, 2012. xi + 234 pp. $50.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-988-8083-53-4; $25.00 (paper), ISBN 978-988-8083-54-1.

 

Reviewed by Dael Norwood (Binghamton University)
Published on H-Diplo (November, 2012)
Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

Author: 
Nitsan Chorev
Reviewer: 
Joanna Radin

Radin on Chorev, 'The World Health Organization between North and South'

Nitsan Chorev. The World Health Organization between North and South. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2012. 288 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8014-5065-5.

Reviewed by Joanna Radin (Yale University) Published on H-Diplo (October, 2012) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

The “How” of the WHO

Author: 
Thomas Graham
Reviewer: 
Avery Plaw

Plaw on Graham, 'Unending Crisis: National Security Policy after 9/11'

Thomas Graham. Unending Crisis: National Security Policy after 9/11. Seattle: Institute of Global and Regional Security Studies, Jackson School of International Studies in association with University of Washington Press, 2012. 288 pp. $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-295-99170-2.

Reviewed by Avery Plaw (University of Massachusettes, Dartmouth) Published on H-Diplo (October, 2012) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

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Recent Reviews

Author: 
Emrah Sahin
Reviewer: 
Andrew Patrick

Patrick on Sahin, 'Faithful Encounters: Authorities and American Missionaries in the Ottoman Empire'

Emrah Sahin. Faithful Encounters: Authorities and American Missionaries in the Ottoman Empire. Montreal: McGill-Queen's University Press, 2018. 264 pp. $34.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-7735-5462-7.

Reviewed by Andrew Patrick (Tennessee State University) Published on H-Diplo (May, 2019) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Thomas Tunstall Allcock
Reviewer: 
Chris Foss

Foss on Allcock, 'Thomas C. Mann: President Johnson, the Cold War, and the Restructuring of Latin American Foreign Policy'

Thomas Tunstall Allcock. Thomas C. Mann: President Johnson, the Cold War, and the Restructuring of Latin American Foreign Policy. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 2018. 284 pp. $60.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8131-7615-4.

Reviewed by Chris Foss (University of Portland) Published on H-Diplo (May, 2019) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Steve Coll
Reviewer: 
Barbara Elias

Elias on Coll, 'Directorate S: The C.I.A. and America's Secret Wars in Afghanistan and Pakistan'

Steve Coll. Directorate S: The C.I.A. and America's Secret Wars in Afghanistan and Pakistan. New York: Penguin Books, 2018. Illustrations. xxiii + 757 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-59420-458-6; $18.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-241-33735-6.

Reviewed by Barbara Elias (Bowdoin College) Published on H-Diplo (May, 2019) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
William O. Walker
Reviewer: 
Shaul Mitelpunkt

Mitelpunkt on Walker, 'The Rise and Decline of the American Century'

William O. Walker. The Rise and Decline of the American Century. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2018. 306 pp. $46.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-5017-2613-2.

Reviewed by Shaul Mitelpunkt (University of York) Published on H-Diplo (May, 2019) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)