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ISSF Policy Series: The Trump Administration and Syria

H-Diplo | ISSF POLICY Series
America and the World—2017 and Beyond

“The Trump Administration and Syria”

Essay by Danny Orbach, Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Published on 5 April 2017 | issforum.org

Editors: Robert Jervis, Francis Gavin, Joshua Rovner, and Diane Labrosse
Web and Production Editor: George Fujii

CFA: ANU Asia Pacific Week

Asia Pacific Week is an interdisciplinary conference held annually in Canberra, Australia, aimed at high-achieving tertiary students from around the world who have an academic interest in Asia and the Pacific. The 2017 conference will explore the theme of ‘A Changing Landscape’: examining the changes occurring in the Asia-Pacific region, and the steps that must be taken to ensure its stability and growth.

ISSF Policy Series: Will Trump’s Nationalism Change American Foreign Policy?

H-Diplo | ISSF POLICY Series
America and the World—2017 and Beyond

Will Trump’s Nationalism Change American Foreign Policy? A Review Essay on Charlie Laderman and Brendan Simms’s Donald Trump: The Making of a Worldview. (Endeavor Press, 2017).

Essay by Paul D. Miller, The University of Texas at Austin

Published on 4 April 2017 | issforum.org

Author: 
Robyn Linde
Reviewer: 
Richard Wilson

Wilson on Linde, 'The Globalization of Childhood: The International Diffusion of Norms and Law against the Child Death Penalty'


Robyn Linde. The Globalization of Childhood: The International Diffusion of Norms and Law against the Child Death Penalty. New York: Oxford University Press, 2016. 328 pp. $74.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-060137-9.

Reviewed by Richard Wilson (American University)
Published on H-Diplo (April, 2017)
Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

Author: 
Félix F. Germain
Reviewer: 
Itay Lotem

Lotem on Germain, 'Decolonizing the Republic: African and Caribbean Migrants in Postwar Paris, 1946–1974'


Félix F. Germain. Decolonizing the Republic: African and Caribbean Migrants in Postwar Paris, 1946–1974. East Lansing: Michigan State University Press, 2016. 256 pp. $39.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-61186-204-1.

Reviewed by Itay Lotem (Queen Mary, University of London)
Published on H-Diplo (April, 2017)
Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

H-Diplo Publication Schedule, 03 to 28 April

The H-Diplo publication schedule for the week 03 to 28 April is as follows:

Week of 03 April:

1. H-Diplo Roundtable Review of Timothy Nunan, Humanitarian Invasion: Global Development in Cold War Afghanistan.  New York: Cambridge University Press, 2016.

Introduction by Ryan Irwin, State University of New York at Albany

Reviewed by:

David Ekbladh, Tufts University

Sheyda Jahanbani, University of Kansas

Srinath Raghavan, Centre for Policy Research, New Delhi

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Author: 
Saadia M. Pekkanen, ed.
Reviewer: 
Erin Zimmerman

Zimmerman on Pekkanen, 'Asian Designs: Governance in the Contemporary World Order'


Saadia M. Pekkanen, ed. Asian Designs: Governance in the Contemporary World Order. Cornell Studies in Political Economy Series. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2016. 400 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-5017-0052-1; $89.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-5017-0051-4.

Reviewed by Erin Zimmerman (Independent Scholar)
Published on H-Diplo (April, 2017)
Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

Author: 
Elisabetta Bini, Giuliano Garavini, Federico Romero, eds.
Reviewer: 
Nigel J. Ashton

Ashton on Bini and Garavini and Romero, 'Oil Shock: The 1973 Crisis and Its Economic Legacy'


Elisabetta Bini, Giuliano Garavini, Federico Romero, eds. Oil Shock: The 1973 Crisis and Its Economic Legacy. International Library of Twentieth Century History Series. London: I. B. Tauris, 2016. 336 pp. $110.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-78453-556-8.

Reviewed by Nigel J. Ashton (London School of Economics)
Published on H-Diplo (April, 2017)
Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

Author: 
Jessica Elkind
Reviewer: 
Ngo Vinh Long

Long on Elkind, 'Aid under Fire: Nation Building and the Vietnam War'


Jessica Elkind. Aid under Fire: Nation Building and the Vietnam War. Studies in Conflict Diplomacy Peace Series. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 2016. 310 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8131-6583-7.

Reviewed by Ngo Vinh Long (University of Maine)
Published on H-Diplo (April, 2017)
Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

Author: 
Roger Hardy
Reviewer: 
Elizabeth Bishop

Bishop on Hardy, 'The Poisoned Well: Empire and Its Legacy in the Middle East'


Roger Hardy. The Poisoned Well: Empire and Its Legacy in the Middle East. New York: Oxford University Press, 2016. 280 pp. $27.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-062320-3.

Reviewed by Elizabeth Bishop (Texas State University/San Marcos)
Published on H-Diplo (April, 2017)
Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

Author: 
Lisa Jakelski
Reviewer: 
Danielle Fosler-Lussier

Fosler-Lussier on Jakelski, 'Making New Music in Cold War Poland: The Warsaw Autumn Festival, 1956-1968'


Lisa Jakelski. Making New Music in Cold War Poland: The Warsaw Autumn Festival, 1956-1968. California Studies in 20th-Century Music Series. Oakland: University of California Press, 2016. 272 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-520-29254-3.

Reviewed by Danielle Fosler-Lussier (The Ohio State University)
Published on H-Diplo (April, 2017)
Commissioned by Seth Offenbach