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Author: 
Kirsten E. Schulze
Reviewer: 
Mark Kass

Kass on Schulze, 'The Arab-Israeli Conflict'

Kirsten E. Schulze. The Arab-Israeli Conflict. London and New York: Longman, 1999. vii + 148 pp. $14.66 (paper), ISBN 978-0-582-31646-1.

Reviewed by Mark Kass (Department of Political Science, University of Missouri-Kansas City) Published on H-Diplo (October, 2000)

A Good Pocket Primer to the Arab-Israeli Conflict

A Good Pocket Primer to the Arab-Israeli Conflict.

Author: 
Jill Edwards
Reviewer: 
David A. Messenger

Messenger on Edwards, 'Anglo-American Relations and the Franco Question, 1945-1955'

Jill Edwards. Anglo-American Relations and the Franco Question, 1945-1955. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1999. xviii + 291 pp. $78.00 US (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-822871-4.

Reviewed by David A. Messenger (University of Toronto) Published on H-Diplo (October, 2000)

Author: 
Paul C. Allen
Reviewer: 
Reid J. Rozen

Rozen on Allen, 'Philip III and the Pax Hispanica, 1598-1621: The Failure of Grand Strategy'

Paul C. Allen. Philip III and the Pax Hispanica, 1598-1621: The Failure of Grand Strategy. New Haven, Conn: Yale University Press, 2000. xvi + 335 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-300-07682-0.

Reviewed by Reid J. Rozen (Department of History, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign (on leave)) Published on H-Diplo (October, 2000)

Author: 
Arch Puddington
Reviewer: 
Scott Lucas

Lucas on Puddington, 'Broadcasting Freedom: The Cold War Triumph of Radio Free Europe and Radio Liberty'

Arch Puddington. Broadcasting Freedom: The Cold War Triumph of Radio Free Europe and Radio Liberty. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 2000. xix + 382 pp. $27.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8131-2158-1.

Reviewed by Scott Lucas (Department of American and Canadian Studies, University of Birmingham) Published on H-Diplo (September, 2000)

SHOUT IT OUT: HOW OUR RADIOS WON THE COLD WAR

Author: 
Robert J. McMahon
Reviewer: 
Marc Frey

Frey on McMahon, 'The Limits of Empire. The United States and Southeast Asia Since World War II'

Robert J. McMahon. The Limits of Empire. The United States and Southeast Asia Since World War II. New York: Columbia University Press, 1999. xii + 276 pp. $18.50 (paper), ISBN 978-0-231-10881-2.

Reviewed by Marc Frey (Institute of Anglo-American History, University of Cologne, Germany) Published on H-Diplo (September, 2000)

Author: 
David F. Rudgers
Reviewer: 
Charles C. Kolb

Kolb on Rudgers, 'Creating the Secret State: The Origins of the Central Intelligence Agency, 1943-1947'

David F. Rudgers. Creating the Secret State: The Origins of the Central Intelligence Agency, 1943-1947. Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 2000. vii + 244 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7006-1024-2.

Reviewed by Charles C. Kolb (National Endowment for the Humanities ) Published on H-Diplo (September, 2000)

Author: 
Judith S. Jeffrey
Reviewer: 
Mark S. Byrnes

Byrnes on Jeffrey, 'Ambiguous Commitments and Uncertain Policies: The Truman Doctrine in Greece, 1947-1952'

Judith S. Jeffrey. Ambiguous Commitments and Uncertain Policies: The Truman Doctrine in Greece, 1947-1952. Lanham, Md: Lexington Books, 2000. xii + 257 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7391-0046-2.

Reviewed by Mark S. Byrnes (Department of History, Norwich University) Published on H-Diplo (September, 2000)

Greece was no Vietnam

Greece was no Vietnam

Author: 
Andrew Moravcsik
Reviewer: 
Todd Alan Good

Good on Moravcsik, 'The Choice for Europe: Social Purpose and State Power from Messina to Maastricht'

Andrew Moravcsik. The Choice for Europe: Social Purpose and State Power from Messina to Maastricht. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1998. x + 514 pp. $22.50 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8014-8509-1.

Reviewed by Todd Alan Good (Bowling Green State University ) Published on H-Diplo (September, 2000)

Author: 
Andrew Valls, ed.
Reviewer: 
Michael L. Krenn

Krenn on Valls, 'Ethics in International Affairs: Theories and Cases'

Andrew Valls, ed. Ethics in International Affairs: Theories and Cases. Foreword by Virginia Held. Lanham, MD and Oxford: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2000. xx + 241 pp. $64.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8476-9157-9.

Reviewed by Michael L. Krenn (Department of History, University of Miami ) Published on H-Diplo (September, 2000)

Doing the Right Thing: Ethics, Morality, and Diplomacy

Author: 
Marc Trachtenberg
Reviewer: 
Tony Smith

Smith on Trachtenberg, 'A Constructed Peace: The Making of the European Settlement 1945-1963'

Marc Trachtenberg. A Constructed Peace: The Making of the European Settlement 1945-1963. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1999. xi + 402 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-691-00273-6; $75.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-691-00183-8.

Reviewed by Tony Smith (Tufts University) Published on H-Diplo (August, 2000)

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Recent Reviews

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)

Author: 
Keisha N. Blain, Tiffany M. Gill, eds.
Reviewer: 
Meredith Roman

Roman on Blain and Gill, 'To Turn the Whole World Over: Black Women and Internationalism'

Keisha N. Blain, Tiffany M. Gill, eds. To Turn the Whole World Over: Black Women and Internationalism. Black Internationalism Series. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2019. 280 pp. $26.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-252-08411-9.

Reviewed by Meredith Roman (The College at Brockport) Published on H-Diplo (September, 2019) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)