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H-Diplo Publication Schedule, 03 to 21 July

The H-Diplo publication schedule for the period 03 to 21 July is as follows:

Week of 03 July:

1. H-Diplo Roundtable Review of Wilfried Loth, Building Europe: A History of European Unification. Berlin: De Gruyter Oldenbourg, 2015.

Introduction by Charles Maier, Harvard University

Reviewed by:

Michael J. Geary, Maastricht University and the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars.

Antonio Varsori, University of Padova

Irwin Wall, University of California, Riverside, and New York University

ISSF Policy Series: Donald Trump: The View from the Asia-Pacific. Loose Nukes and Loose Cannons

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

Donald Trump: The View from the Asia-Pacific. Loose Nukes and Loose Cannons
Essay by Priscilla Roberts, City University of Macau

Published on 29 June 2017 | issforum.org

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

Re: Vang on Kurlantzick, 'A Great Place to Have a War: America in Laos and the Birth of a Military CIA'

In the recent review of Joshua Kurlantzick's A Great Place to Have a War: America in Laos and the Birth of a Military CIA by Chia Youyee Vang [https://networks.h-net.org/node/28443/reviews/184591/vang-kurlantzick-great-place-have-war-america-laos-and-birth-military], Vang wrote: "Since the infiltration routes that became known as the Ho Chi Minh Trail began on Lao territory above the demilitarized

Tales of the Border: Migration Narratives and Border Studies in the Trump Era (NeMLA 2018)

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Donald Trump's election as President of the United States on an openly anti-immigrant, and indeed anti-Mexican, platform constitutes a challenge for the field of border studies: What is border culture when the leader of the most powerful country in the world insists on closing the border

Posting of 82 new unclassified CIA documents on its analysis of the Soviet Navy from the 1960s to the 1980s

From: Robert Jervis <rlj1@columbia.edu>

The CIA has just posted 82 new unclassified documents on its analysis of the

Soviet Navy from the 1960s to the 1980s at

https://www.cia.gov/library/readingroom/collection/cia-analysis-soviet-navy

[1]. There will be a joint CIA-Navy forum on this subject at the Navy's

National Naval Museum in Washington, DC, currently scheduled for 6

September.

ISSF Roundtable 9-18 on War and Democratic Constraint: How the Public Influences Foreign Policy

H-Diplo | ISSF Roundtable, Volume IX, No. 18 (2017)
issforum.org

H-Diplo/ISSF Editors:  Thomas Maddux and Diane Labrosse
H-Diplo/ISSF Roundtable and Web/Production Editor:  George Fujii

Matthew A. Baum and Philip B.K. Potter. War and Democratic Constraint:  How the Public Influences Foreign Policy.  Princeton University Press, 2015.  ISBN:  978-0691165233 (paperback, $28.92).

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Recent Reviews

Author: 
Julian Gewirtz
Reviewer: 
Hiroki Takeuchi

Takeuchi on Gewirtz, 'Unlikely Partners: Chinese Reformers, Western Economists, and the Making of Global China'


Julian Gewirtz. Unlikely Partners: Chinese Reformers, Western Economists, and the Making of Global China. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2017. 416 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-97113-4.

Reviewed by Hiroki Takeuchi (Southern Methodist University)
Published on H-Diplo (July, 2017)
Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

Reformers and Internationalists Are Likely Partners

Author: 
Eckart Conze, Martin Klimke, Jeremy Varon, eds.
Reviewer: 
Angela Santese

Santese on Conze and Klimke and Varon, 'Nuclear Threats, Nuclear Fear and the Cold War of the 1980s'


Eckart Conze, Martin Klimke, Jeremy Varon, eds. Nuclear Threats, Nuclear Fear and the Cold War of the 1980s. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2016. 386 pp. $120.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-107-13628-1.

Reviewed by Angela Santese (University of Bologna)
Published on H-Diplo (July, 2017)
Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

Author: 
Robert E. Hannigan
Reviewer: 
Ross Kennedy

Kennedy on Hannigan, 'The Great War and American Foreign Policy, 1914-24'


Robert E. Hannigan. The Great War and American Foreign Policy, 1914-24. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2016. 368 pp. 69.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8122-4859-3.

Reviewed by Ross Kennedy (Illinois State University)
Published on H-Diplo (July, 2017)
Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

Author: 
Jenna Reinbold
Reviewer: 
Todd Landman

Landman on Reinbold, 'Seeing the Myth in Human Rights'


Jenna Reinbold. Seeing the Myth in Human Rights. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2016. 208 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8122-4881-4.

Reviewed by Todd Landman (University of Nottingham)
Published on H-Diplo (July, 2017)
Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

Rolling Back Rights

Author: 
Alexandre Debs, Nuno P. Monteiro
Reviewer: 
Martin Senn

Senn on Debs and Monteiro, 'Nuclear Politics: The Strategic Causes of Proliferation'


Alexandre Debs, Nuno P. Monteiro. Nuclear Politics: The Strategic Causes of Proliferation. Cambridge Studies in International Relations Series. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2016. 648 pp. $34.97 (paper), ISBN 978-1-107-51857-5; $99.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-107-10809-7.

Reviewed by Martin Senn (University of Innsbruck)
Published on H-Diplo (July, 2017)
Commissioned by Seth Offenbach