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Conference: Who's Who: Identities and Alliances in the Shadow of the Arab Uprisings

CONFERENCE

This conference aims to examine how identities and alliances have evolved in the Arab world since the 2011 uprisings. It will study competing discourses in identity politics and the shifts in alliances across domestic and regional politics.

Author: 
Malcolm M. Craig
Reviewer: 
Jayita Sarkar

Sarkar on Craig, 'America, Britain and Pakistan's Nuclear Weapons Programme, 1974-1980: A Dream of Nightmare Proportions'

Malcolm M. Craig. America, Britain and Pakistan's Nuclear Weapons Programme, 1974-1980: A Dream of Nightmare Proportions. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2017. 319 pp. $109.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-3-319-51879-4.

Reviewed by Jayita Sarkar (Boston University) Published on H-Diplo (April, 2018) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Günter Bischof, Hans Petschar
Reviewer: 
Andrew N. Buchanan

Buchanan on Bischof and Petschar, 'The Marshall Plan: Saving Europe, Rebuilding Austria'

Günter Bischof, Hans Petschar. The Marshall Plan: Saving Europe, Rebuilding Austria. New Orleans: University of New Orleans Publishing, 2017. 336 pp. $49.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-60801-147-6.

Reviewed by Andrew N. Buchanan (University of Vermont) Published on H-Diplo (April, 2018) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

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Author: 
Caitlin E. Schindler
Reviewer: 
Giles Scott-Smith

Scott-Smith on Schindler, 'The Origins of Public Diplomacy in US Statecraft: Uncovering a Forgotten Tradition'

Caitlin E. Schindler. The Origins of Public Diplomacy in US Statecraft: Uncovering a Forgotten Tradition. Palgrave Macmillan Series in Global Public Diplomacy. London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2017. 325 pp. $149.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-3-319-57278-9.

Reviewed by Giles Scott-Smith (Leiden University) Published on H-Diplo (May, 2018) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Brian Drohan
Reviewer: 
Andrew Muldoon

Muldoon on Drohan, 'Brutality in an Age of Human Rights: Activism and Counterinsurgency at the End of the British Empire'

Brian Drohan. Brutality in an Age of Human Rights: Activism and Counterinsurgency at the End of the British Empire. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2018. 256 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-5017-1465-8.

Reviewed by Andrew Muldoon (Metropolitan State University of Denver) Published on H-Diplo (May, 2018) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Simon Reich, Peter Dombrowski
Reviewer: 
Harry Halem

Halem on Reich and Dombrowski, 'The End of Grand Strategy: US Maritime Operations in the Twenty-First Century'

Simon Reich, Peter Dombrowski. The End of Grand Strategy: US Maritime Operations in the Twenty-First Century. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2018. 252 pp. $30.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-5017-1462-7.

Reviewed by Harry Halem (University of St. Andrews) Published on H-Diplo (May, 2018) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Richard Sakwa
Reviewer: 
Gerard Toal

Toal on Sakwa, 'Russia against the Rest: The Post-Cold War Crisis of World Order'

Richard Sakwa. Russia against the Rest: The Post-Cold War Crisis of World Order. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2017. ix + 362 pp. $84.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-107-16060-6; $24.99 (paper), ISBN 978-1-316-61351-1.

Reviewed by Gerard Toal (Virginia Tech) Published on H-Diplo (May, 2018) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Adam M. Howard
Reviewer: 
Kenny Kolander

Kolander on Howard, 'Sewing the Fabric of Statehood: Garment Unions, American Labor, and the Establishment of the State of Israel'

Adam M. Howard. Sewing the Fabric of Statehood: Garment Unions, American Labor, and the Establishment of the State of Israel. Working Class in American History Series. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2017. 176 pp. $95.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-252-04146-4; $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-252-08301-3.

Reviewed by Kenny Kolander (West Virginia University) Published on H-Diplo (April, 2018) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)