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ANN: H-Net Job Guide 1-8 June 2020

The following jobs were posted to the H-Net Job Guide from 1 June 2020 to  8 June 2020.  These job postings are included here based on the categories selected by the list editors for H-Diplo.  See the H-Net Job Guide website at http://www.h-net.org/jobs/ for more information.  To contact the Job Guide, write to jobguide@mail.h-net.org, or call +1-517-432-5134 between 9 am and 5 pm US Eastern time.

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H-Diplo Roundtable XXI-45 on Kapur. Japan at the Crossroads: Conflict and Compromise after Anpo

H-Diplo Roundtable XXI-45

Nick Kapur.  Japan at the Crossroads:  Conflict and Compromise after Anpo.  Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2018.  ISBN:  9780674984424 ($39.95/£31.95/€36.00).

8 June 2020 | https://hdiplo.org/to/RT21-45
Roundtable Editors: Thomas Maddux and Diane Labrosse | Production Editor: George Fujii

Contents

Author: 
Kirsten L. Ziomek
Reviewer: 
Brian W. Platt

Platt on Ziomek, 'Lost Histories: Recovering the Lives of Japan’s Colonial Peoples'

Kirsten L. Ziomek. Lost Histories: Recovering the Lives of Japan’s Colonial Peoples. Cambridge: Harvard University Asia Center, 2019. xix + 406 pp. $35.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-674-23728-5

Reviewed by Brian W. Platt (George Mason University) Published on H-Diplo (June, 2020) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

The Washington/Camp David Summit 30 Years Ago

The Washington/Camp David Summit 30 Years Ago

Washington, D.C., 2 June 2020 – The Washington/Camp David summit 30 years ago today brought Presidents George H.W. Bush and Mikhail Gorbachev together for three days of intense discussions of the future of Europe, the unification of Germany that would happen later that year 1990, the economic crisis facing the Soviet Union, and the tense stand-off between Moscow and the independence-minded Baltic republics, according to declassified Soviet and American documents published today by the National Security Archive.

H-Diplo Roundtable XXI-44 on Dean. The Moral Witness: Trials and Testimony after Genocide.

H-Diplo Roundtable XXI-44

Carolyn J. Dean.  The Moral Witness:  Trials and Testimony after Genocide.  Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2019.  ISBN:  9781501735066 (hardcover, $115.00); 9781501735073 (paperback, $23.95)

5 June 2020 | https://hdiplo.org/to/RT21-44
Roundtable Editor: Diane Labrosse | Production Editor: George Fujii

Contents

ANN: E-dossier of Six Nations appeals to the League of Nations, 1922-31

In the 1920s, the Six Nations (Haudenosaunee or Iroquois) Confederacy appealed to the League of Nations for assistance against an invasion by Canada. Today we publish an e-dossier of documents on the appeal from League, Canadian & Six Nations sources. It is available at http://historybeyondborders.ca/?p=189

H-Diplo Essay 241- Louise P. Woodroofe on Learning the Scholar’s Craft: Reflections of Historians and International Relations Scholars

H-Diplo Essay 241

Essay Series on Learning the Scholar’s Craft: Reflections of Historians and International Relations Scholars
4 June 2020

Entering the Profession at the End of the Cold War

https://hdiplo.org/to/E241
Series Editor: Diane Labrosse | Production Editor: George Fujii

H-Diplo Review Essay 240 on Andersson. The Future of the World: Futurology, Futurists, and the Struggle for the Post-Cold War Imaginatio

H-Diplo Review Essay 240

4 June 2020

Jenny Andersson.  The Future of the World: Futurology, Futurists, and the Struggle for the Post-Cold War Imagination.  Oxford:  Oxford University Press, 2018.  ISBN:  9780198814337 (hardcover, $78.00).

https://hdiplo.org/to/E240
Editor: Diane Labrosse | Commissioning Editor: Seth Offenbach | Production Editor: George Fujii

H-Diplo Review Essay 239 on From Quills to Tweets: How America Communicates about War and Revolution

H-Diplo Review Essay 239

3 June 2020

Andrea J. Dew, Marc A. Genest, and S.C.M. Paine, eds.  From Quills to Tweets:  How America Communicates about War and Revolution.  Washington, D.C.:  Georgetown University Press, 2019.  ISBN:  9781626167117 (hardcover, $110.95); 9781626167124 (paperback, $36.95).

https://hdiplo.org/to/E239
Editor: Diane Labrosse | Commissioning Editor: Seth Offenbach | Production Editor: George Fujii

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Author: 
Thomas Colley
Reviewer: 
Allison Abra

Abra on Colley, 'Always at War: British Public Narratives of War'

Thomas Colley. Always at War: British Public Narratives of War. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2019. x + 274 pp. $75.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-472-13144-0

Reviewed by Allison Abra (University of Southern Mississippi) Published on H-Diplo (July, 2020) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Samuel F. Wells Jr.
Reviewer: 
James Matray

Matray on Wells Jr., 'Fearing the Worst: How Korea Transformed the Cold War'

Samuel F. Wells Jr. Fearing the Worst: How Korea Transformed the Cold War. Woodrow Wilson Center Series. New York: Columbia University Press, 2020. Illustrations, tables. 600 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-231-54994-3.

Reviewed by James Matray (California State University, Chico) Published on H-Diplo (June, 2020) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Marina E. Henke
Reviewer: 
Paul Poast

Poast on Henke, 'Constructing Allied Cooperation: Diplomacy, Payments, and Power in Multilateral Military Coalitions'

Marina E. Henke. Constructing Allied Cooperation: Diplomacy, Payments, and Power in Multilateral Military Coalitions. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2019. Illustrations, charts. 258 pp. $23.99 (e-book), ISBN 978-1-5017-3971-2; $47.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-5017-3969-9.

Reviewed by Paul Poast (University of Chicago) Published on H-Diplo (June, 2020) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Victoria Reyes
Reviewer: 
Mark J. Sanchez

Sanchez on Reyes, 'Global Borderlands: Fantasy, Violence, and Empire in Subic Bay, Philippines'

Victoria Reyes. Global Borderlands: Fantasy, Violence, and Empire in Subic Bay, Philippines. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2019. 312 pp. $90.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-5036-0799-6; $30.00 (paper), ISBN 978-1-5036-0941-9

Author: 
T. Alexander Aleinikoff, Leah Zamore
Reviewer: 
Anna R. Oltman

Oltman on Aleinikoff and Zamore, 'The Arc of Protection: Reforming the International Refugee Regime'

T. Alexander Aleinikoff, Leah Zamore. The Arc of Protection: Reforming the International Refugee Regime. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2019. viii + 169 pp. $14.00 (paper), ISBN 978-1-5036-1141-2