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Author: 
Piero Gleijeses
Reviewer: 
Robert Waters

Waters on Gleijeses, 'Conflicting Missions: Havana, Washington, and Africa, 1959-1976'

Piero Gleijeses. Conflicting Missions: Havana, Washington, and Africa, 1959-1976. Envisioning Cuba Series. Chapel Hill, N.C. and London: University of North Carolina Press, 2002. xix + 552 pp. $34.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8078-2647-8.

Reviewed by Robert Waters (Independent Scholar) Published on H-Diplo (July, 2002)

Missions Impossible?

Missions Impossible?

Author: 
Dean J. Kotlowski, ed.
Reviewer: 
Thomas W. Maulucci

Maulucci on Kotlowski, 'The European Union: From Jean Monnet to the Euro'

Dean J. Kotlowski, ed. The European Union: From Jean Monnet to the Euro. Athens: Ohio University Press, 2000. xi + 231 pp. $22.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8214-1331-9.

Reviewed by Thomas W. Maulucci (Department of History, UMUC Schwäbisch Gmünd) Published on H-Diplo (June, 2002)

Author: 
John F. Sullivan
Reviewer: 
Susan Butler

Butler on Sullivan, 'Of Spies and Lies: A CIA Lie Detector Remembers Vietnam'

John F. Sullivan. Of Spies and Lies: A CIA Lie Detector Remembers Vietnam. Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 2002. xii + 248 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7006-1168-3.

Reviewed by Susan Butler (independent scholar) Published on H-Diplo (June, 2002)

Spiraling Downward

Spiraling Downward

Author: 
Mitchell B. Lerner
Reviewer: 
Ralph L. DeFalco

DeFalco on Lerner, 'The Pueblo Incident: A Spy Ship and the Failure of American Foreign Policy'

Mitchell B. Lerner. The Pueblo Incident: A Spy Ship and the Failure of American Foreign Policy. Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 2002. xii + 320 pp. $34.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7006-1171-3.

Reviewed by Ralph L. DeFalco (USNR, College of Continuing Education, Joint Maritime Operations Department, United States Naval War College) Published on H-Diplo (June, 2002)

Author: 
Melanie C. Greenberg, John H. Barton, Margaret E. McGuinness, eds.
Reviewer: 
Stefan Wolff

Wolff on Greenberg and Barton and McGuinness, 'Words over War: Mediation and Arbitration to Prevent Deadly Conflict'

Melanie C. Greenberg, John H. Barton, Margaret E. McGuinness, eds. Words over War: Mediation and Arbitration to Prevent Deadly Conflict. Carnegie Commission on Preventing Deadly Conflict. Lanham, Md.: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2000. xxxviii + 447 pp. $34.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8476-9893-6; $104.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8476-9892-9.

Author: 
Wolfgang-Uwe Friedrich, ed.
Reviewer: 
Jost Dülffer

Dülffer on Friedrich, 'Germany and America: Essays in Honor of Gerald R. Kleinfeld'

Wolfgang-Uwe Friedrich, ed. Germany and America: Essays in Honor of Gerald R. Kleinfeld. New York and Oxford: Berghahn Books, 2001. xii + 324 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-57181-274-2.

Reviewed by Jost Dülffer (Historisches Seminar, Universität zu Köln) Published on H-Diplo (June, 2002)

A Great Communicator

A Great Communicator

Author: 
John Newsinger
Reviewer: 
Jonathan Colman

Colman on Newsinger, 'British Counterinsurgency: From Palestine to Northern Ireland'

John Newsinger. British Counterinsurgency: From Palestine to Northern Ireland. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2002. x + 221 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-333-79385-5.

Reviewed by Jonathan Colman (Department of Historical and Critical Studies, University of Central Lancashire, England ) Published on H-Diplo (June, 2002)

Shattering Myths about British Counterinsurgency

Author: 
Kenneth J. Conboy, James Morrison
Reviewer: 
Joseph G. Morgan

Morgan on Conboy and Morrison, 'The CIA's Secret War in Tibet'

Kenneth J. Conboy, James Morrison. The CIA's Secret War in Tibet. Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 2002. x + 301 pp. $34.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7006-1159-1.

Reviewed by Joseph G. Morgan (Department of History and Political Science, Iona College) Published on H-Diplo (June, 2002)

Author: 
Larry P. Goodson
Reviewer: 
Matthew J. Flynn

Flynn on Goodson, 'Afghanistan's Endless War: State Failure, Regional Politics, and the Rise of the Taliban'

Larry P. Goodson. Afghanistan's Endless War: State Failure, Regional Politics, and the Rise of the Taliban. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 2001. vii + 264 pp. $22.50 (paper), ISBN 978-0-295-98050-8; $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-295-98111-6.

Reviewed by Matthew J. Flynn (Department of History, San Diego State University) Published on H-Diplo (June, 2002)

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

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Recent Reviews

Author: 
Gerald M. Steinberg, Ziv Rubinovitz
Reviewer: 
Jørgen Jensehaugen

Jensehaugen on Steinberg and Rubinovitz, 'Menachem Begin and the Israel-Egypt Peace Process: Between Ideology and Political Realism'

Gerald M. Steinberg, Ziv Rubinovitz. Menachem Begin and the Israel-Egypt Peace Process: Between Ideology and Political Realism. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2019. 378 pp. $50.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-253-03952-1.

Reviewed by Jørgen Jensehaugen (Peace Research Institute Oslo) Published on H-Diplo (October, 2019) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Daniel Schönpflug
Reviewer: 
Jay Winter

Winter on Schönpflug, 'A World on Edge: The End of the Great War and the Dawn of a New Age'

Daniel Schönpflug. A World on Edge: The End of the Great War and the Dawn of a New Age. Metropolitan Books, 2018. 300 pages. $30.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-62779-762-7.

Reviewed by Jay Winter (Yale University) Published on H-Diplo (October, 2019) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Andrew Yeo
Reviewer: 
Stephen Herzog

Herzog on Yeo, 'Asia's Regional Architecture: Alliances and Institutions in the Pacific Century'

Andrew Yeo. Asia's Regional Architecture: Alliances and Institutions in the Pacific Century. Studies in Asian Security Series. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2019. 264 pp. $70.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-5036-0844-3.

Reviewed by Stephen Herzog (Yale University) Published on H-Diplo (October, 2019) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Brian C. Rathbun
Reviewer: 
Robin Markwica

Markwica on Rathbun, 'Reasoning of State: Realists, Romantics and Rationality in International Relations (Cambridge Studies in International Relations)'

Brian C. Rathbun. Reasoning of State: Realists, Romantics and Rationality in International Relations (Cambridge Studies in International Relations). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2019. 350 pp. $34.99 (paper), ISBN 978-1-108-44618-1.

Reviewed by Robin Markwica (European University Institute) Published on H-Diplo (October, 2019) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Barbara J. Keys, ed.
Reviewer: 
John Soares

Soares on Keys, 'The Ideals of Global Sport: From Peace to Human Rights'

Barbara J. Keys, ed. The Ideals of Global Sport: From Peace to Human Rights. Pennsylvania Studies in Human Rights Series. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2019. 248 pp. $49.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8122-5150-0.

Reviewed by John Soares (Notre Dame University) Published on H-Diplo (October, 2019) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)