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Author: 
Robert Jervis, Francis J. Gavin, Joshua Rovner, Diane N. Labrosse, eds.
Reviewer: 
Hall Gardner

Gardner on Jervis and Gavin and Rovner and Labrosse, 'Chaos in the Liberal Order: The Trump Presidency and International Politics in the Twenty-First Century'

Robert Jervis, Francis J. Gavin, Joshua Rovner, Diane N. Labrosse, eds. Chaos in the Liberal Order: The Trump Presidency and International Politics in the Twenty-First Century. New York: Columbia University Press, 2018. xvi + 426 pp. $29.99 (e-book), ISBN 978-0-231-54778-9; $90.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-231-18834-0; $30.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-231-18835-7.

Author: 
Stephen Tankel
Reviewer: 
Keven Ruby

Ruby on Tankel, 'With Us and Against Us: How America's Partners Help and Hinder the War on Terror'

Stephen Tankel. With Us and Against Us: How America's Partners Help and Hinder the War on Terror. Columbia Studies in Terrorism and Irregular Warfare Series. New York: Columbia University Press, 2018. 424 pp. $30.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-231-54734-5; $90.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-231-16810-6.

Reviewed by Keven Ruby (University of Chicago) Published on H-Diplo (May, 2019) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

H-Diplo Book Review Essay 173- Aldrich on Jennings. Escape from Vichy: The Refugee Exodus to the French Caribbean

H-Diplo Essay No. 173
An H-Diplo Book Review Essay

Published on 24 May 2019

Review Editor:  Diane Labrosse
Web and Production Editor:  George Fujii

Eric T. Jennings. Escape from Vichy: The Refugee Exodus to the French Caribbean. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2018. 308 pp. Maps, illustrations, index. ISBN: 9780674983380 ($35.00 • £28.95 • €31.50).

URL: http://tiny.cc/E173

H-Diplo/ISSF Article Review 117- Lester and Lacquement, Jr. on “Killing Norms Softly: US Targeted Killing, Quasi-secrecy and the Assassination Ban.”

H-Diplo | ISSF Article Review 117

Editors: Diane Labrosse and Seth Offenbach
Web and Production Editor:  George Fujii

Andris Banka and Adam Quinn.  “Killing Norms Softly:  US Targeted Killing, Quasi-secrecy and the Assassination Ban.”  Security Studies 27:4 (2018):  665-703.  DOI:  https://doi.org/10.1080/09636412.2018.1483633.

Published by ISSF on 23 May 2019

CfP: Deadline Friday for "Concluding the Great War: Peace Achieved? 1918-1919" Hawaii Pacific University, Honolulu, June 26-28 2019

Hawaii World War I Symposium

Call for Presentations

Concluding the Great War: Peace Achieved? 1918-1919

Hawaii Pacific University - Honolulu, Hawaii

June 26-28, 2019

CfP: Deadline 31 May for "Biographies and Politics" Conference, Warsaw

We would like to invite you to propose papers for the international conference

Biographies and Politics: Involvement of Jews and Activists of Jewish Origin in Leftist Movements in 19th- and 20th- Century Poland.

The conference is jointly organized by the POLIN Museum and the Aleksander Brückner Center for Polish Studies, the Centre for Hebrew and Jewish Studies of the University of Oxford, and the University College London.

H-Diplo Book Review Essay 172- Chappel on Brodie. German Catholicism at War, 1939-1945

H-Diplo Essay No. 172
An H-Diplo Book Review Essay

Published on 21 May 2019

Review Editor:  Diane Labrosse
Web and Production Editor:  George Fujii

Thomas Brodie.  German Catholicism at War, 1939-1945.  New York:  Oxford University Press, 2018ISBN:  9780198827023 (hardcover, $85.00).

URL: http://tiny.cc/E172

Reviewed by James Chappel, Department of History, Duke University

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Author: 
Mark Rice
Reviewer: 
Blake C. Scott

Scott on Rice, 'Making Machu Picchu: The Politics of Tourism in Twentieth-Century Peru'

Mark Rice. Making Machu Picchu: The Politics of Tourism in Twentieth-Century Peru. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2018. 252 pp. $22.99 (e-book), ISBN 978-1-4696-4354-0; $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4696-4353-3; $90.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4696-4352-6.

Reviewed by Blake C. Scott (College of Charleston) Published on H-Diplo (June, 2019) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Radhika Viyas Mongia
Reviewer: 
Debjani Bhattacharyya

Bhattacharyya on Mongia, 'Indian Migration and Empire: A Colonial Genealogy of the Modern State'

Radhika Viyas Mongia. Indian Migration and Empire: A Colonial Genealogy of the Modern State. Durham: Duke University Press Books, 2018. 248 pp. $94.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8223-7039-0; $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8223-7102-1.

Reviewed by Debjani Bhattacharyya (Drexel University) Published on H-Diplo (June, 2019) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Benjamin Mountford, Stephen Tuffnell, eds.
Reviewer: 
Timothy Alborn

Alborn on Mountford and Tuffnell, 'A Global History of Gold Rushes'

Benjamin Mountford, Stephen Tuffnell, eds. A Global History of Gold Rushes. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2018. 336 pp. ISBN 978-0-520-96758-8.

Reviewed by Timothy Alborn (Lehman College) Published on H-Diplo (June, 2019) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=53801

Author: 
Andrew T. McDonald, Verlaine Stoner McDonald
Reviewer: 
Aiko Takeuchi-Demirci

Takeuchi-Demirci on McDonald and McDonald, 'Paul Rusch in Postwar Japan: Evangelism, Rural Development, and the Battle against Communism'

Andrew T. McDonald, Verlaine Stoner McDonald. Paul Rusch in Postwar Japan: Evangelism, Rural Development, and the Battle against Communism. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 2018. 288 pp. $50.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8131-7607-9.

Reviewed by Aiko Takeuchi-Demirci (Stanford University) Published on H-Diplo (June, 2019) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
James Igoe Walsh, Marcus Schulzke
Reviewer: 
Christine Sixta Rinehart

Rinehart on Walsh and Schulzke, 'Drones and Support for the Use of Force'

James Igoe Walsh, Marcus Schulzke. Drones and Support for the Use of Force. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2018. 252 pp. $75.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-472-13101-3.

Reviewed by Christine Sixta Rinehart (University of South Carolina in Palmetto College) Published on H-Diplo (June, 2019) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)