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Author: 
Michael Jabara Carley
Reviewer: 
Sally Marks

Marks on Carley, '1939: The Alliance That Never Was and the Coming of World War II'

Michael Jabara Carley. 1939: The Alliance That Never Was and the Coming of World War II. Chicago: Ivan R. Dee Publisher, 1999. xxvii + 325 pp. $28.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-56663-252-2.

Reviewed by Sally Marks (Providence, Rhode Island) Published on H-Diplo (February, 2000)

Author: 
Brian Loveman
Reviewer: 
Andrew G. Wilson

Wilson on Loveman, 'For La Patria: Politics and the Armed Forces in Latin America'

Brian Loveman. For La Patria: Politics and the Armed Forces in Latin America. Wilmington, Del: Scholarly Resources, 1999. xxvii + 331pp. $84.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8420-2772-4; $30.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8420-2773-1.

Reviewed by Andrew G. Wilson (History, The George Washington University) Published on H-Diplo (January, 2000)

Author: 
Walter LaFeber
Reviewer: 
Barbara Keys

Keys on LaFeber, 'Michael Jordan and the New Global Capitalism'

Walter LaFeber. Michael Jordan and the New Global Capitalism. New York and London: W.W. Norton & Company, 1999. 191 pp. $22.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-393-04747-9.

Reviewed by Barbara Keys (Department of History, Harvard University) Published on H-Diplo (January, 2000)

Soft Imperialism

Author: 
Stephen Budiansky
Reviewer: 
David Alvarez

Alvarez on Budiansky, 'Battle of Wits: The Complete Story of Codebreaking in World War II'

Stephen Budiansky. Battle of Wits: The Complete Story of Codebreaking in World War II. New York: The Free Press, 2000. 436 pp. $27.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-684-85932-3.

Reviewed by David Alvarez (Department of Politics, Saint Mary's College of California) Published on H-Diplo (January, 2000)

Author: 
Robert Accinelli
Reviewer: 
David R. Buck

Buck on Accinelli, 'Crisis and Commitment: United States Policy toward Taiwan 1950-1955'

Robert Accinelli. Crisis and Commitment: United States Policy toward Taiwan 1950-1955. Chapel Hill and London: University of North Carolina Press, 1996. xvi + 358 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8078-2259-3.

Reviewed by David R. Buck (Department of History, West Virginia University) Published on H-Diplo (December, 1999)

Author: 
William S. Stephenson, ed.
Reviewer: 
Charles C. Kolb

Kolb on Stephenson, 'British Security Coordination: The Secret History of British Intelligence in the Americas 1940-1945'

William S. Stephenson, ed. British Security Coordination: The Secret History of British Intelligence in the Americas 1940-1945. New York: Fromm International Publishing, 1998. xxxvi + 536 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-88064-236-1.

Reviewed by Charles C. Kolb (National Endowment for the Humanities) Published on H-Diplo (December, 1999)

Author: 
Martin Thomas
Reviewer: 
Robert Whealey

Whealey on Martin Thomas, 'Britain, France and Appeasement: Anglo-French Relations in the Popular Front Era' and Thomas, 'Britain, France and Appeasement: Anglo-French Relations in the Popular Front Era'

Martin Thomas. Britain, France and Appeasement: Anglo-French Relations in the Popular Front Era. New York: Berg Publishers, 1996. vi + 268 pp. Martin Thomas. Britain, France and Appeasement: Anglo-French Relations in the Popular Front Era. Oxford: Berg Publishers, 1996. x + 268 pp. $39.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-85973-192-5; $105.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-85973-187-1.

Author: 
John E. Moser
Reviewer: 
Antoine Capet

Capet on Moser, 'Twisting the Lion's Tail : American Anglophobia between the World Wars'

John E. Moser. Twisting the Lion's Tail : American Anglophobia between the World Wars. New York: New York University Press, 1999. x + 263 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8147-5615-7.

Reviewed by Antoine Capet (Université de Rouen) Published on H-Diplo (September, 1999)

Author: 
William Bundy
Reviewer: 
Garry Woodard

Woodard on Bundy, 'A Tangled Web: The Making of Foreign Policy in the Nixon Presidency'

William Bundy. A Tangled Web: The Making of Foreign Policy in the Nixon Presidency. New York: Hill & Wang, 1998. xix + 647 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8090-9151-5.

Reviewed by Garry Woodard (Department of Political Science, Melbourne University.) Published on H-Diplo (August, 1999)

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Author: 
Christopher Capozzola
Reviewer: 
Guy Emerson Mount

Mount on Capozzola, 'Bound by War: How the United States and the Philippines Built America's First Pacific Century'

Christopher Capozzola. Bound by War: How the United States and the Philippines Built America's First Pacific Century. New York: Basic Books, 2020. 480 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-5416-1827-5

Reviewed by Guy Emerson Mount (Auburn University) Published on H-Diplo (January, 2021) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Jesse Dillon Savage
Reviewer: 
Charles E. Ziegler

Ziegler on Savage, 'Political Survival and Sovereignty in International Relations'

Jesse Dillon Savage. Political Survival and Sovereignty in International Relations. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2020. 280 pp. $99.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-108-49450-2.

Reviewed by Charles E. Ziegler (University of Louisville) Published on H-Diplo (January, 2021) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Uri Bialer
Reviewer: 
Sonja Wentling

Wentling on Bialer, 'Israeli Foreign Policy: A People Shall Not Dwell Alone'

Uri Bialer. Israeli Foreign Policy: A People Shall Not Dwell Alone. Perspectives on Israel Studies. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2020. 370 pp. $48.99 (paper), ISBN 978-0-253-04621-5

Reviewed by Sonja Wentling (Concordia College Moorhead) Published on H-Diplo (January, 2021) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Karen J. Greenberg
Reviewer: 
Rodger A. Payne

Payne on Greenberg, 'Reimagining the National Security State: Liberalism on the Brink'

Karen J. Greenberg. Reimagining the National Security State: Liberalism on the Brink. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2020. xv + 247 pp. $110.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-108-48438-1.

Reviewed by Rodger A. Payne (University of Louisville) Published on H-Diplo (January, 2021) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Gregory Afinogenov
Reviewer: 
Alsu Tagirova

Tagirova on Afinogenov, 'Spies and Scholars: Chinese Secrets and Imperial Russia's Quest for World Power'

Gregory Afinogenov. Spies and Scholars: Chinese Secrets and Imperial Russia's Quest for World Power. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2020. 384 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-24185-5

Reviewed by Alsu Tagirova (East China Normal University) Published on H-Diplo (January, 2021) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)