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CfP: The Oxford International History of East Asia Research Seminar

Michaelmas (Autumn) Term 2018 – University of Oxford China Centre

The convenors, Mark Baker, Helena F. S. Lopes, Chinami Oka, Frances O’Morchoe, and Woody Wu invite proposals for the autumn (Michaelmas Term) 2018 session of the Oxford International History of East Asia Research Seminar.

CfP: Governing Environmental Change: Science Diplomacy and the Global Politics of Knowledge since the 19th century

CFP: Governing Environmental Change: Science Diplomacy and the Global Politics of Knowledge since the 19th century

Organizers: Nadin Heé (FU Berlin), Mariko Jacoby (Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Berlin), Sönke Kunkel (John F. Kennedy-Institute/FU Berlin), Simone Turchetti (University of Manchester)

Venue: Berlin, November 16-17, 2018

Deadline: August 10, 2018

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Recent Reviews

Author: 
James W. Pardew
Reviewer: 
Patrice C. McMahon

McMahon on Pardew, 'Peacemakers: American Leadership and the End of Genocide in the Balkans'

James W. Pardew. Peacemakers: American Leadership and the End of Genocide in the Balkans. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 2017. 424 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8131-7435-8.

Reviewed by Patrice C. McMahon (University of Nebraska-Lincoln) Published on H-Diplo (July, 2018) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Edward Pearce
Reviewer: 
Anthony D'Agostino

D'Agostino on Pearce, 'The Golden Talking-Shop: The Oxford Union Debates Empire, World War, Revolution, and Women'

Edward Pearce. The Golden Talking-Shop: The Oxford Union Debates Empire, World War, Revolution, and Women. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2016. xiv + 674 pp. $40.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-871723-2.

Reviewed by Anthony D'Agostino (San Francisco State University) Published on H-Diplo (July, 2018) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Ikuko Asaka
Reviewer: 
Elaine LaFay

LaFay on Asaka, 'Tropical Freedom: Climate, Settler Colonialism, and Black Exclusion in the Age of Emancipation'

Ikuko Asaka. Tropical Freedom: Climate, Settler Colonialism, and Black Exclusion in the Age of Emancipation. Durham: Duke University Press, 2017. 304 pp. $26.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8223-6910-3; $94.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8223-6881-6.

Reviewed by Elaine LaFay (University of Pennsylvania) Published on H-Diplo (July, 2018) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Larrie D. Ferreiro
Reviewer: 
Jeffrey Stanley

Stanley on Ferreiro, 'Brothers at Arms: American Independence and the Men of France and Spain Who Saved It'

Larrie D. Ferreiro. Brothers at Arms: American Independence and the Men of France and Spain Who Saved It. New York: Knopf Publishing Group, 2016. xxv + 429 pp. $30.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-101-91030-6.

Reviewed by Jeffrey Stanley (Dalton State College) Published on H-Diplo (July, 2018) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Richard Ivan Jobs
Reviewer: 
David Fowler

Fowler on Jobs, 'Backpack Ambassadors: How Youth Travel Integrated Europe'

Richard Ivan Jobs. Backpack Ambassadors: How Youth Travel Integrated Europe. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2017. 360 pp. $35.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-226-46203-5.

Reviewed by David Fowler (University of Cambridge) Published on H-Diplo (June, 2018) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)