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Author: 
Andrew J. Bacevich, ed.
Reviewer: 
David Kaiser

Kaiser on Bacevich, 'The Long War: A New History of U.S. National Security Policy since World War II'

Andrew J. Bacevich, ed. The Long War: A New History of U.S. National Security Policy since World War II. New York: Columbia University Press, 2007. xiv + 586 pp. $77.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-231-13158-2.

Reviewed by David Kaiser Published on H-Diplo (September, 2008) Commissioned by Christopher L. Ball

From Cold War to Long War?

Author: 
Richard T. Arndt
Reviewer: 
Drew McKevitt

McKevitt on Arndt, 'The First Resort of Kings: American Cultural Diplomacy in the Twentieth Century'

Richard T. Arndt. The First Resort of Kings: American Cultural Diplomacy in the Twentieth Century. C.: Potomac Books, 2005. xxi + 602 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-57488-587-3; $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-59797-004-4.

Reviewed by Drew McKevitt (Department of History, Temple University) Published on H-Diplo (August, 2008)

Cultural Diplomacy's True Believer

Author: 
Geoffrey Perret
Reviewer: 
Dan Margolies

Margolies on Perret, 'Commander in Chief: How Truman, Johnson, and Bush Turned a Presidential Power into a Threat to America's Future'

Geoffrey Perret. Commander in Chief: How Truman, Johnson, and Bush Turned a Presidential Power into a Threat to America's Future. New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2007. 436 pp. $27.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-374-10217-3.

Reviewed by Dan Margolies (Department of History, Virginia Wesleyan College) Published on H-Diplo (August, 2008)

Unwinnable Words on Unwinnable Wars

Author: 
Patrick O. Cohrs
Reviewer: 
Antoine Capet

Capet on Cohrs, 'The Unfinished Peace after World War I: America, Britain and the Stabilisation of Europe, 1919-1932'

Patrick O. Cohrs. The Unfinished Peace after World War I: America, Britain and the Stabilisation of Europe, 1919-1932. Cambridge and New York: Cambridge University Press, 2006. xiv + 693 pp. $95.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-521-85353-8.

Reviewed by Antoine Capet (Université de Rouen) Published on H-Diplo (July, 2008)

The Noble Work of Appeasement in Europe?

Author: 
Christoph Classen
Reviewer: 
Stefan K. Berger

Berger on Classen, 'Faschismus und Antifaschismus: Die nationalsozialistische Vergangenheit im ostdeutschen Hörfunk (1945-1953)'

Christoph Classen. Faschismus und Antifaschismus: Die nationalsozialistische Vergangenheit im ostdeutschen Hörfunk (1945-1953). Köln: Böhlau Verlag, 2004. 384 S. EUR 44.90 (cloth), ISBN 978-3-412-15403-5.

Reviewed by Stefan K. Berger (School of Languages, Linguistics and Culture, University of Manchester) Published on H-Diplo (June, 2008)

Anti-Fascism in East Germany

Author: 
David Reynolds
Reviewer: 
Antoine Capet

Capet on Reynolds, 'Summits: Six Meetings That Shaped the Twentieth Century'

David Reynolds. Summits: Six Meetings That Shaped the Twentieth Century. New York: Basic Books, 2007. xi + 544 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-465-06904-0.

Reviewed by Antoine Capet (Université de Rouen) Published on H-Diplo (April, 2008)

Hard Life at the Top

Author: 
Eugene J. Kisluk
Reviewer: 
Krzysztof Marchlewicz

Marchlewicz on Kisluk, 'Brothers from the North: The Polish Democratic Society and the European Revolutions of 1848-1849'

Eugene J. Kisluk. Brothers from the North: The Polish Democratic Society and the European Revolutions of 1848-1849. Boulder: East European Monographs, 2005. vi + 272 pp. $40.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-88033-563-8.

Reviewed by Krzysztof Marchlewicz (Institute of History, Adam Mickiewicz University) Published on H-Diplo (February, 2008)

The Impact of ?migrés

Author: 
Nancy Bernkopf Tucker, ed.
Reviewer: 
Qiang Zhai

Zhai on Tucker, 'Dangerous Strait: The U.S.-China-Taiwan Crisis'

Nancy Bernkopf Tucker, ed. Dangerous Strait: The U.S.-China-Taiwan Crisis. New York: Columbia University Press, 2005. xii + 272 pp. $41.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-231-13564-1.

Reviewed by Qiang Zhai (Department of History, Auburn University Montgomery) Published on H-Diplo (February, 2008)

Staying off the Shoals

Author: 
Simon P. Newman, ed.
Reviewer: 
Gerard Hugues

Hugues on Newman, 'Europe's American Revolution'

Simon P. Newman, ed. Europe's American Revolution. Houndmills: Palgrave Macmillan, 2006. xvii + 201 pp. $69.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4039-8997-0.

Reviewed by Gerard Hugues (Department of English, University of Nice-Sophia Antipolis, France) Published on H-Diplo (February, 2008)

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Recent Reviews

Author: 
Benjamin Mountford, Stephen Tuffnell, eds.
Reviewer: 
Timothy Alborn

Alborn on Mountford and Tuffnell, 'A Global History of Gold Rushes'

Benjamin Mountford, Stephen Tuffnell, eds. A Global History of Gold Rushes. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2018. 336 pp. ISBN 978-0-520-96758-8.

Reviewed by Timothy Alborn (Lehman College) Published on H-Diplo (June, 2019) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

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Author: 
Andrew T. McDonald, Verlaine Stoner McDonald
Reviewer: 
Aiko Takeuchi-Demirci

Takeuchi-Demirci on McDonald and McDonald, 'Paul Rusch in Postwar Japan: Evangelism, Rural Development, and the Battle against Communism'

Andrew T. McDonald, Verlaine Stoner McDonald. Paul Rusch in Postwar Japan: Evangelism, Rural Development, and the Battle against Communism. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 2018. 288 pp. $50.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8131-7607-9.

Reviewed by Aiko Takeuchi-Demirci (Stanford University) Published on H-Diplo (June, 2019) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
James Igoe Walsh, Marcus Schulzke
Reviewer: 
Christine Sixta Rinehart

Rinehart on Walsh and Schulzke, 'Drones and Support for the Use of Force'

James Igoe Walsh, Marcus Schulzke. Drones and Support for the Use of Force. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2018. 252 pp. $75.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-472-13101-3.

Reviewed by Christine Sixta Rinehart (University of South Carolina in Palmetto College) Published on H-Diplo (June, 2019) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Nicolas Badalassi, Sarah B. Snyder, eds.
Reviewer: 
Andrew Cottey

Cottey on Badalassi and Snyder, 'The CSCE and the End of the Cold War: Diplomacy, Societies and Human Rights, 1972-1990'

Nicolas Badalassi, Sarah B. Snyder, eds. The CSCE and the End of the Cold War: Diplomacy, Societies and Human Rights, 1972-1990. New York: Berghahn Books, 2019. 380 pp. $130.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-78920-026-3.

Reviewed by Andrew Cottey (University College Cork) Published on H-Diplo (June, 2019) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Megan Black
Reviewer: 
Mary Ann Heiss

Heiss on Black, 'The Global Interior: Mineral Frontiers and American Power'

Megan Black. The Global Interior: Mineral Frontiers and American Power. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2018. 360 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-98425-7.

Reviewed by Mary Ann Heiss (Kent State University) Published on H-Diplo (June, 2019) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)