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Author: 
Judith Keene
Reviewer: 
David A. Messenger

Messenger on Keene, 'Fighting for Franco: International Volunteers in Nationalist Spain During the Spanish Civil War, 1936-39'

Judith Keene. Fighting for Franco: International Volunteers in Nationalist Spain During the Spanish Civil War, 1936-39. London and New York: Leicester University Press, 2001. x + 310 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7185-0126-6.

Reviewed by David A. Messenger (Department of History, Carroll College) Published on H-Diplo (May, 2002)

A Spanish Labyrinth for the International Right

Author: 
Alexander J. Motyl
Reviewer: 
Ted Bromund

Bromund on Motyl, 'Imperial Ends: The Decay, Collapse, and Revival of Empires'

Alexander J. Motyl. Imperial Ends: The Decay, Collapse, and Revival of Empires. New York: Columbia University Press, 2001. 128 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-231-12110-1.

Reviewed by Ted Bromund (International Security Studies, Yale University) Published on H-Diplo (May, 2002)

All Fall Down: Empires, Structure, and Agency

All Fall Down: Empires, Structure, and Agency

Author: 
Irwin M. Wall
Reviewer: 
William D. Irvine

Irvine on Wall, 'France, the United States and the Algerian War'

Irwin M. Wall. France, the United States and the Algerian War. Berkeley, Los Angeles and London: University of California Press, 2001. xiii + 335 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-520-22534-3.

Reviewed by William D. Irvine (Department of History, York University, Toronto, Canada ) Published on H-Diplo (May, 2002)

Author: 
J. Ann Tickner
Reviewer: 
Philip Nash

Nash on Tickner, 'Gendering World Politics: Issues and Approaches in the Post-Cold War Era'

J. Ann Tickner. Gendering World Politics: Issues and Approaches in the Post-Cold War Era. New York: Columbia University Press, 2001. xii + 200 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-231-11367-0.

Reviewed by Philip Nash (Pennsylvania State University, Shenango Campus) Published on H-Diplo (May, 2002)

The Personal Is International

Author: 
Ward Thomas
Reviewer: 
Jonathan B. Isacoff

Isacoff on Thomas, 'The Ethics of Destruction'

Ward Thomas. The Ethics of Destruction. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2001. x + 222 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8014-8741-5.

Reviewed by Jonathan B. Isacoff (Political Science Department, St. Joseph's University) Published on H-Diplo (May, 2002)

Constructing Death: Norms, War, and Civilian Casualties

Constructing Death: Norms, War, and Civilian Casualties

Author: 
David G. Williamson
Reviewer: 
Bernd Schaefer

Schaefer on Williamson, 'Germany from Defeat to Partition, 1945-1963'

David G. Williamson. Germany from Defeat to Partition, 1945-1963. Seminar Studies in History. Harlow, Essex: Pearson Education Limited, 2001. xvii + 179 pp. $14.60 (paper), ISBN 978-0-582-29218-5.

Reviewed by Bernd Schaefer (Woodrow Wilson International Center) Published on H-Diplo (May, 2002)

Compact and Balanced Historiography

Compact and Balanced Historiography

Author: 
Antony Lentin
Reviewer: 
Robert K. Hanks

Hanks on Lentin, 'Lloyd George and the Lost Peace: From Versailles to Hitler, 1919-1940'

Antony Lentin. Lloyd George and the Lost Peace: From Versailles to Hitler, 1919-1940. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2001. 182 pp. £42.50/$60.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-333-91961-3.

Reviewed by Robert K. Hanks (University of Toronto) Published on H-Diplo (April, 2002)

Author: 
Jerome M. Conley
Reviewer: 
Eric Pullin

Pullin on Conley, 'Indo-Russian Military and Nuclear Cooperation: Lessons and Options for U.S. Policy in South Asia'

Jerome M. Conley. Indo-Russian Military and Nuclear Cooperation: Lessons and Options for U.S. Policy in South Asia. Lanham, Maryland: Lexington Books, 2001. ix-xiii + 164 pp. $60.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7391-0217-6.

Reviewed by Eric Pullin (College of Business and Management, Cardinal Stritch University) Published on H-Diplo (March, 2002)

Fracturing the Indo-Russian

Author: 
Ronald Radosh Sevostianov, Mary R. Habeck, eds. Grigory
Reviewer: 
Robert Whealey

Whealey on Sevostianov and Habeck and Grigory, 'Spain Betrayed: The Soviet Union in the Spanish Civil War'

Ronald Radosh Sevostianov, Mary R. Habeck, eds. Grigory. Spain Betrayed: The Soviet Union in the Spanish Civil War. New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 2001. xxx + 537 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-300-08981-3.

Reviewed by Robert Whealey (Department of History, Ohio University) Published on H-Diplo (March, 2002)

Soviet Intervention in the Spanish Civil War: Review Article

Author: 
Sabine Lee
Reviewer: 
Arne Kislenko

Kislenko on Lee, 'Victory in Europe?: Britain and Germany since 1945'

Sabine Lee. Victory in Europe?: Britain and Germany since 1945. Harlow, England: Longman, 2001. 282 pp. $22.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-582-29483-7.

Reviewed by Arne Kislenko (Department of History, Ryerson University) Published on H-Diplo (February, 2002)

Whose Victory in Europe?

Whose Victory in Europe?

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Recent Reviews

Author: 
Kevin Dawson
Reviewer: 
Dalia A. Muller

Muller on Dawson, 'Undercurrents of Power: Aquatic Culture in the African Diaspora'

Kevin Dawson. Undercurrents of Power: Aquatic Culture in the African Diaspora. Pittsburgh: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2018. viii + 351 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8122-4989-7.

Reviewed by Dalia A. Muller (University at Buffalo) Published on H-Diplo (January, 2019) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
A. Wess Michell
Reviewer: 
Lothar Hoebelt

Hoebelt on Michell, 'The Grand Strategy of the Habsburg Empire'

A. Wess Michell. The Grand Strategy of the Habsburg Empire. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2018. 416 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-691-17670-3.

Reviewed by Lothar Hoebelt (University of Vienna) Published on H-Diplo (January, 2019) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Dawn Chatty
Reviewer: 
Sarah Parkinson

Parkinson on Chatty, 'Syria: The Making and Unmaking of a Refuge State'

Dawn Chatty. Syria: The Making and Unmaking of a Refuge State. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2018. x + 289 pp. $27.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-087606-7.

Reviewed by Sarah Parkinson (Johns Hopkins University) Published on H-Diplo (January, 2019) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Wim Klooster, Gert Oostindie
Reviewer: 
Timo McGregor

McGregor on Klooster and Oostindie, 'Realm between Empires: The Second Dutch Atlantic, 1680-1815'

Wim Klooster, Gert Oostindie. Realm between Empires: The Second Dutch Atlantic, 1680-1815. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2018. 348 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-5017-0526-7.

Reviewed by Timo McGregor (New York University) Published on H-Diplo (January, 2019) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Rachel A. May, Alejandro Schneider, Roberto González Arana
Reviewer: 
Aaron Coy Moulton

Moulton on May and Schneider and González Arana, 'Caribbean Revolutions: Cold War Armed Movements'

Rachel A. May, Alejandro Schneider, Roberto González Arana. Caribbean Revolutions: Cold War Armed Movements. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2018. 174 pp. $24.99 (paper), ISBN 978-1-108-44090-5.

Reviewed by Aaron Coy Moulton (Stephen F. Austin State University) Published on H-Diplo (December, 2018) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)