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Author: 
Katherine A.S. Siegel
Reviewer: 
David Engerman

Engerman on Siegel, 'Loans and Legitimacy: The Evolution of Soviet-American Relations, 1919-1933'

Katherine A.S. Siegel. Loans and Legitimacy: The Evolution of Soviet-American Relations, 1919-1933. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 1996. x + 211 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8131-1962-5.

Reviewed by David Engerman (Department of History, University of California-Berkeley) Published on H-Diplo (June, 1997)

Economics without Diplomacy: American-Soviet Relations, 1917-1933

Author: 
Anders Stephanson
Reviewer: 
David M. Fitzsimons

Fitzsimons on Stephanson, 'Manifest Destiny: American Expansion and the Empire of Right'

Anders Stephanson. Manifest Destiny: American Expansion and the Empire of Right. New York: Hill & Wang, 1995. xiv + 144 pp. $13.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8090-1584-9.

Reviewed by David M. Fitzsimons (University of Michigan) Published on H-Diplo (March, 1997)

Onward Christian Soldiers

Author: 
Brenda Gayle Plummer
Reviewer: 
Michael B. Friedland

Friedland on Plummer, 'Rising Wind: Black Americans and Foreign Affairs, 1935-1960'

Brenda Gayle Plummer. Rising Wind: Black Americans and Foreign Affairs, 1935-1960. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1996. xvi + 423 pp. $27.50 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8078-4575-2; $59.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8078-2272-2.

Reviewed by Michael B. Friedland (The National Faculty) Published on H-Diplo (February, 1997)

Author: 
Michael H. Hunt
Reviewer: 
T. Christopher Jespersen

Jespersen on Hunt, 'Lyndon Johnson's War: America's Cold War Crusade in Vietnam, 1945-1968'

Michael H. Hunt. Lyndon Johnson's War: America's Cold War Crusade in Vietnam, 1945-1968. New York: Hill & Wang, 1996. ix + 146 pp. $18.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8090-5023-9; $11.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8090-1604-4.

Reviewed by T. Christopher Jespersen (Clark Atlanta University ) Published on H-Diplo (December, 1996)

Author: 
Elizabeth McKillen
Reviewer: 
Frank Ninkovich

Ninkovich on McKillen, 'Chicago Labor and the Quest for a Democratic Diplomacy, 1914-1924'

Elizabeth McKillen. Chicago Labor and the Quest for a Democratic Diplomacy, 1914-1924. Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell University Press, 1995. xiv + 295 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8014-2905-7.

Reviewed by Frank Ninkovich (St. John's University) Published on H-Diplo (October, 1996)

Author: 
Eric A. Nordlinger
Reviewer: 
Harries-Clichy Peterson

Peterson on Nordlinger, 'Isolationism Reconfigured: American Foreign Policy for a New Century'

Eric A. Nordlinger. Isolationism Reconfigured: American Foreign Policy for a New Century. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press, 1995. x + 335 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-691-04327-2.

Reviewed by Harries-Clichy Peterson (University of Hawai'i at Manoa) Published on H-Diplo (September, 1996)

Author: 
William Stueck
Reviewer: 
Robert J. McMahon

McMahon on Stueck, 'The Korean War: An International History'

William Stueck. The Korean War: An International History. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press, 1995. xii + 484 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-691-03767-7.

Reviewed by Robert J. McMahon (University of Florida ) Published on H-Diplo (September, 1996)

The Necessary War?

Author: 
Michael S. Sherry
Reviewer: 
Thomas W. Zeiler

Zeiler on Sherry, 'In the Shadow of War: The United States since the 1930s'

Michael S. Sherry. In the Shadow of War: The United States since the 1930s. New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 1995. xii + 595 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-300-06111-6.

Reviewed by Thomas W. Zeiler (Department of History, University of Colorado at Boulder) Published on H-Diplo (August, 1996)

Perpetual War

Author: 
Georg Schild
Reviewer: 
S. David Broscious

Broscious on Schild, 'Bretton Woods and Dumbarton Oaks: American Economic and Political Postwar Planning in the Summer of 1944'

Georg Schild. Bretton Woods and Dumbarton Oaks: American Economic and Political Postwar Planning in the Summer of 1944. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1995. xiii + 254 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-312-12216-4.

Reviewed by S. David Broscious (Ohio University ) Published on H-Diplo (August, 1996)

Laying the Cornerstones for a Peaceful and Prosperous World Order

Author: 
Randall Bennett Woods
Reviewer: 
Walter L. Hixson

Hixson on Woods, 'Fulbright: A Biography'

Randall Bennett Woods. Fulbright: A Biography. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1995. xi + 711 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-521-48262-2.

Reviewed by Walter L. Hixson (Department of History, University of Akron) Published on H-Diplo (August, 1996)

J. William Fulbright and Postwar Internationalism

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Author: 
Mathias Haeussler
Reviewer: 
Stephan Kieninger

Kieninger on Haeussler, 'Helmut Schmidt and British-German Relations: A European Misunderstanding'

Mathias Haeussler. Helmut Schmidt and British-German Relations: A European Misunderstanding. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2019. Illustrations. 266 pp. $99.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-108-48263-9.

Reviewed by Stephan Kieninger (Independent Scholar) Published on H-Diplo (November, 2020) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Stefan Eklöf Amirell
Reviewer: 
Michael G. Vann

Vann on Eklöf Amirell, 'Pirates of Empire: Colonisation and Maritime Violence in Southeast Asia'

Stefan Eklöf Amirell. Pirates of Empire: Colonisation and Maritime Violence in Southeast Asia. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2019. Maps. 272 pp. $99.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-108-48421-3

Author: 
Oleksa Drachewych, Ian McKay, eds.
Reviewer: 
Lisa Kirschenbaum

Kirschenbaum on Drachewych and McKay, 'Left Transnationalism: The Communist International and the National, Colonial, and Racial Questions'

Oleksa Drachewych, Ian McKay, eds. Left Transnationalism: The Communist International and the National, Colonial, and Racial Questions. Montreal: McGill-Queen's University Press, 2020. 448 pp. $37.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-7735-5873-1

Author: 
Elizabeth Outka
Reviewer: 
Yingying Tang

Tang on Outka, 'Viral Modernism: The Influenza Pandemic and Interwar Literature'

Elizabeth Outka. Viral Modernism: The Influenza Pandemic and Interwar Literature. New York: Columbia University Press, 2019. 344 pp. $35.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-231-18575-2.

Reviewed by Yingying Tang (Auburn University) Published on H-Diplo (November, 2020) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Margaret M. Scull
Reviewer: 
Margo Shea

Shea on Scull, 'The Catholic Church and the Northern Ireland Troubles, 1968-1998'

Margaret M. Scull. The Catholic Church and the Northern Ireland Troubles, 1968-1998. New York: Oxford University Press, 2019. 272 pp. $84.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-884321-4

Reviewed by Margo Shea (Salem State University) Published on H-Diplo (October, 2020) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)