Recent Discussions

Author: 
Matthew Dallek
Reviewer: 
Justus Doenecke

Doenecke on Dallek, 'Defenseless under the Night: The Roosevelt Years and the Origins of Homeland Security'


Matthew Dallek. Defenseless under the Night: The Roosevelt Years and the Origins of Homeland Security. New York: Oxford University Press, 2016. 360 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-974312-4.

Reviewed by Justus Doenecke (New College of Florida)
Published on H-Diplo (February, 2017)
Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

H-Diplo publication schedule, 06 February to 03 March

The H-Diplo publication schedule for the period 06 February to 03 March is as follows:

Week of 06 February:

1. H-Diplo ISSF Article Review Forum on “Nonproliferation and Proliferation:  Strategies and Outcomes” in International Security 40:1 (Summer 2015): 9-119, and Andrew J. Cox and Jane Vaynman, “Collusion and the Nuclear Nonproliferation Regime,” Journal of Politics 77:4 (October 2015): 983-997. 

Introduction by Thomas Maddux, Emeritus California State University Northridge

Reviewers:

[PDF] H-Diplo Article Review 677 [3 February 2017]

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PDF version of H-Diplo Article Review 677 on Mattin Biglari.  “‘Captive to the Demonology of the Iranian Mobs’:  U.S. Foreign Policy and Perceptions of Shi’a Islam During the Iranian Revolution, 1978-79”.  Diplomatic History 40:3 (June 2016):  579-605.  DOI:  https://doi.org/10.1093/dh/dhv034.

H-Diplo Article Review 676 on ‘A Billion Dollar Racket’: the United States, South Vietnam, and Global Currency Manipulation during War, 1968-9

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Article Review
No. 676

2 February 2017

Article Review Editors:  Thomas Maddux and Diane Labrosse
Web and Production Editor: George Fujii
Commissioned for H-Diplo by Thomas Maddux

[PDF] H-Diplo Article Review 676 [2 February 2017]

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PDF version of H-Diplo Article Review 676 on Helen N. Pho.  “‘A Billion Dollar Racket’:  the United States, South Vietnam, and Global Currency Manipulation during War, 1968-9.”  The International History Review 38:4 (August 2016):  765-787.  DOI:  http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/07075332.2015.1132751.

ISSF Policy Series: Donald Trump Versus American Exceptionalism: Toward the Sources of Trumpian Conduct

H-Diplo | ISSF POLICY Series
America and the World - 2017 and Beyond
Donald Trump Versus American Exceptionalism: Toward the Sources of Trumpian Conduct”[1]
Essay by Stephen Wertheim, University of Cambridge

Published on 1 February 2017 | issforum.org

Co-Panelists for 2018 AHA Roundtable: "Justifying Political Violence in the Face of an Unconventional (or Unknown) Enemy"

Fellow Historians,

I am putting a roundtable together for the 2018 AHA conference in Washington D.C. entitled, "Justifying Political Violence in the Face of an Unconventional (or Unknown) Enemy: A Roundtable Discussion of Past and Present." Each participant will give a short presentation on a contemporary historical case study speaking to the topic of political violence and then our chair will guide us through a discussion on how state violence is executed, reported, and justified to the present day. 

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Recent Reviews

Author: 
Nicholas J. Schlosser
Reviewer: 
Joan Clinefelter

Clinefelter on Schlosser, 'Cold War on the Airwaves: The Radio Propaganda War against East Germany'


Nicholas J. Schlosser. Cold War on the Airwaves: The Radio Propaganda War against East Germany. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2015. 256 pp. $50.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-252-03969-0.

Reviewed by Joan Clinefelter (University of Northern Colorado)
Published on H-Diplo (February, 2017)
Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

Author: 
Rosa Brooks
Reviewer: 
Mike Pavelec

Pavelec on Brooks, 'How Everything Became War and the Military Became Everything: Tales from the Pentagon'


Rosa Brooks. How Everything Became War and the Military Became Everything: Tales from the Pentagon. New York: Simon & Schuster, 2016. 448 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4767-7786-3; $17.00 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4767-7787-0.

Reviewed by Mike Pavelec (Air Command and Staff College)
Published on H-Diplo (February, 2017)
Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

Author: 
Hsiao-ting Lin
Reviewer: 
Stephen G. Craft

Craft on Lin, 'Accidental State: Chiang Kai-shek, the United States, and the Making of Taiwan'


Hsiao-ting Lin. Accidental State: Chiang Kai-shek, the United States, and the Making of Taiwan. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2016. Maps. 352 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-65981-0.

Reviewed by Stephen G. Craft (Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University)
Published on H-Diplo (February, 2017)
Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

Author: 
Amy E. Eckert
Reviewer: 
Eugenio Cusumano

Cusumano on Eckert, 'Outsourcing War: The Just War Tradition in the Age of Military Privatization'


Amy E. Eckert. Outsourcing War: The Just War Tradition in the Age of Military Privatization. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2016. 200 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8014-5420-2.

Reviewed by Eugenio Cusumano (Leiden University)
Published on H-Diplo (February, 2017)
Commissioned by Seth Offenbach