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Author: 
Scott A. Snyder
Reviewer: 
Taehwan Kim

Kim on Snyder, 'South Korea at the Crossroads: Autonomy and Alliance in an Era of Rival Powers'

Scott A. Snyder. South Korea at the Crossroads: Autonomy and Alliance in an Era of Rival Powers. A Council on Foreign Relations Book Series. New York: Columbia University Press, 2018. 376 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-231-18548-6.

Reviewed by Taehwan Kim (Korea National Diplomatic Academy) Published on H-Diplo (December, 2018) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Max Brooks, John Amble, ML Cavanaugh, Jaym Gates, Stanley A. McChrystal, eds.
Reviewer: 
Stephen Dyson

Dyson on Brooks and Amble and Cavanaugh and Gates and McChrystal and eds., 'Strategy Strikes Back: How Star Wars Explains Modern Military Conflict'

Max Brooks, John Amble, ML Cavanaugh, Jaym Gates, Stanley A. McChrystal, eds. Strategy Strikes Back: How Star Wars Explains Modern Military Conflict. Washington, DC: Potomac Books, 2018. xx + 246 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-64012-033-4.

Reviewed by Stephen Dyson (University of Connecticut) Published on H-Diplo (December, 2018) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Pacific Coast Branch of the American Historical Association (PCB-AHA) 2019 Panel: The Experiences of Minority Soldiers in Twentieth Century U.S. Wars  

Pacific Coast Branch of the American Historical Association (PCB-AHA) 2019 Panel: The Experiences of Minority Soldiers in Twentieth Century U.S. Wars

 

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Author: 
Nianshen Song
Reviewer: 
Enze Han

Han on Song, 'Making Borders in Modern East Asia: Tumen River Demarcation, 1881-1919'

Nianshen Song. Making Borders in Modern East Asia: Tumen River Demarcation, 1881-1919. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2018. 318 pp. $99.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-107-17395-8.

Reviewed by Enze Han (University of Hong Kong) Published on H-Diplo (January, 2019) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Kevin Dawson
Reviewer: 
Dalia A. Muller

Muller on Dawson, 'Undercurrents of Power: Aquatic Culture in the African Diaspora'

Kevin Dawson. Undercurrents of Power: Aquatic Culture in the African Diaspora. Pittsburgh: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2018. viii + 351 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8122-4989-7.

Reviewed by Dalia A. Muller (University at Buffalo) Published on H-Diplo (January, 2019) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
A. Wess Michell
Reviewer: 
Lothar Hoebelt

Hoebelt on Michell, 'The Grand Strategy of the Habsburg Empire'

A. Wess Michell. The Grand Strategy of the Habsburg Empire. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2018. 416 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-691-17670-3.

Reviewed by Lothar Hoebelt (University of Vienna) Published on H-Diplo (January, 2019) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Dawn Chatty
Reviewer: 
Sarah Parkinson

Parkinson on Chatty, 'Syria: The Making and Unmaking of a Refuge State'

Dawn Chatty. Syria: The Making and Unmaking of a Refuge State. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2018. x + 289 pp. $27.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-087606-7.

Reviewed by Sarah Parkinson (Johns Hopkins University) Published on H-Diplo (January, 2019) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Wim Klooster, Gert Oostindie
Reviewer: 
Timo McGregor

McGregor on Klooster and Oostindie, 'Realm between Empires: The Second Dutch Atlantic, 1680-1815'

Wim Klooster, Gert Oostindie. Realm between Empires: The Second Dutch Atlantic, 1680-1815. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2018. 348 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-5017-0526-7.

Reviewed by Timo McGregor (New York University) Published on H-Diplo (January, 2019) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)