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Author: 
Joseph G. Morgan
Reviewer: 
Edwin Moise

Moise on Morgan, 'The Vietnam Lobby: The American Friends of Vietnam, 1955-1975'

Joseph G. Morgan. The Vietnam Lobby: The American Friends of Vietnam, 1955-1975. Chapel Hill and London: University of North Carolina Press, 1997. xviii + 229 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8078-2322-4.

Reviewed by Edwin Moise (Clemson University) Published on H-Diplo (November, 1997)

Author: 
Alessandro Brogi
Reviewer: 
Federico Romero

Romero on Brogi, 'L'Italia e l'egemonia americana nel Mediterraneo'

Alessandro Brogi. L'Italia e l'egemonia americana nel Mediterraneo. Firenze: La Nuova Italia Editrice, 1996. xxiv + 425 pp. IT Lire 40.000 (cloth), ISBN 978-88-221-1752-6.

Reviewed by Federico Romero (Universita' di Bologna) Published on H-Diplo (November, 1997)

Author: 
Robert Buzzanco
Reviewer: 
Robert D. Schulzinger

Schulzinger on Buzzanco, 'Masters of War: Military Dissent and Politics in the Vietnam Era'

Robert Buzzanco. Masters of War: Military Dissent and Politics in the Vietnam Era. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1996. xiv + 386 pp. $34.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-521-48046-8.

Reviewed by Robert D. Schulzinger (University of Colorado, Boulder) Published on H-Diplo (November, 1997)

How to Win While Losing

Author: 
James A. Bill
Reviewer: 
Thomas W. Zeiler

Zeiler on Bill, 'George Ball: Behind the Scenes in U.S. Foreign Policy'

James A. Bill. George Ball: Behind the Scenes in U.S. Foreign Policy. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1997. xiii + 274 pp. $30.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-300-06969-3.

Reviewed by Thomas W. Zeiler (University of Colorado) Published on H-Diplo (September, 1997)

Author: 
Shu Guang Zhang
Reviewer: 
Xiaoyuan Liu

Liu on Zhang, 'Mao's Military Romanticism: China and the Korean War, 1950-1953'

Shu Guang Zhang. Mao's Military Romanticism: China and the Korean War, 1950-1953. Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 1995. xiii + 338 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7006-0723-5.

Reviewed by Xiaoyuan Liu (Postdam College of SUNY) Published on H-Diplo (June, 1997)

Author: 
Katherine A.S. Siegel
Reviewer: 
David Engerman

Engerman on Siegel, 'Loans and Legitimacy: The Evolution of Soviet-American Relations, 1919-1933'

Katherine A.S. Siegel. Loans and Legitimacy: The Evolution of Soviet-American Relations, 1919-1933. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 1996. x + 211 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8131-1962-5.

Reviewed by David Engerman (Department of History, University of California-Berkeley) Published on H-Diplo (June, 1997)

Economics without Diplomacy: American-Soviet Relations, 1917-1933

Author: 
Anders Stephanson
Reviewer: 
David M. Fitzsimons

Fitzsimons on Stephanson, 'Manifest Destiny: American Expansion and the Empire of Right'

Anders Stephanson. Manifest Destiny: American Expansion and the Empire of Right. New York: Hill & Wang, 1995. xiv + 144 pp. $13.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8090-1584-9.

Reviewed by David M. Fitzsimons (University of Michigan) Published on H-Diplo (March, 1997)

Onward Christian Soldiers

Author: 
Brenda Gayle Plummer
Reviewer: 
Michael B. Friedland

Friedland on Plummer, 'Rising Wind: Black Americans and Foreign Affairs, 1935-1960'

Brenda Gayle Plummer. Rising Wind: Black Americans and Foreign Affairs, 1935-1960. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1996. xvi + 423 pp. $27.50 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8078-4575-2; $59.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8078-2272-2.

Reviewed by Michael B. Friedland (The National Faculty) Published on H-Diplo (February, 1997)

Author: 
Michael H. Hunt
Reviewer: 
T. Christopher Jespersen

Jespersen on Hunt, 'Lyndon Johnson's War: America's Cold War Crusade in Vietnam, 1945-1968'

Michael H. Hunt. Lyndon Johnson's War: America's Cold War Crusade in Vietnam, 1945-1968. New York: Hill & Wang, 1996. ix + 146 pp. $18.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8090-5023-9; $11.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8090-1604-4.

Reviewed by T. Christopher Jespersen (Clark Atlanta University ) Published on H-Diplo (December, 1996)

Author: 
Elizabeth McKillen
Reviewer: 
Frank Ninkovich

Ninkovich on McKillen, 'Chicago Labor and the Quest for a Democratic Diplomacy, 1914-1924'

Elizabeth McKillen. Chicago Labor and the Quest for a Democratic Diplomacy, 1914-1924. Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell University Press, 1995. xiv + 295 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8014-2905-7.

Reviewed by Frank Ninkovich (St. John's University) Published on H-Diplo (October, 1996)

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Author: 
Lawrence J. Nelson, Matthew G. Schoenbachler
Reviewer: 
William I. Hitchcock

Hitchcock on Nelson and Schoenbachler, 'Nikita Khrushchev's Journey into America'

Lawrence J. Nelson, Matthew G. Schoenbachler. Nikita Khrushchev's Journey into America. Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 2019. 296 pp. $34.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7006-2788-2.

Reviewed by William I. Hitchcock (University of Virginia) Published on H-Diplo (February, 2020) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Marie-Janine Calic
Reviewer: 
Mary Elizabeth Walters

Walters on Calic, 'The Great Cauldron: A History of Southeastern Europe'

Marie-Janine Calic. The Great Cauldron: A History of Southeastern Europe. Translated by Elizabeth Janik. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2019. Maps. 736 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-98392-2.

Reviewed by Mary Elizabeth Walters (Kansas State University) Published on H-Diplo (February, 2020) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Rachel Applebaum
Reviewer: 
Julie Hessler

Hessler on Applebaum, 'Empire of Friends: Soviet Power and Socialist Internationalism in Cold War Czechoslovakia'

Rachel Applebaum. Empire of Friends: Soviet Power and Socialist Internationalism in Cold War Czechoslovakia. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2019. Illustrations. 294 pp. $49.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-5017-3557-8.

Reviewed by Julie Hessler (University of Oregon) Published on H-Diplo (February, 2020) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Saskia Wieringa, Jess Melvin, Annie Pohlman, eds.
Reviewer: 
Hannah Loney

Loney on Wieringa and Melvin and Pohlman, 'The International People's Tribunal for 1965 and the Indonesian Genocide'

Saskia Wieringa, Jess Melvin, Annie Pohlman, eds. The International People's Tribunal for 1965 and the Indonesian Genocide. London: Routledge, 2019. xxvii + 250 pp. $155.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-138-37107-1.

Reviewed by Hannah Loney (The University of Melbourne) Published on H-Diplo (February, 2020) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Leah Zani
Reviewer: 
Yến Lê Espiritu

Lê Espiritu on Zani, 'Bomb Children: Life in the Former Battlefields of Laos'

Leah Zani. Bomb Children: Life in the Former Battlefields of Laos. Durham: Duke University Press, 2019. Illustrations. 184 pp. $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4780-0485-1; $94.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4780-0422-6.

Reviewed by Yến Lê Espiritu (University of California, San Diego) Published on H-Diplo (February, 2020) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)