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Author: 
Jurgen Osterhammel
Reviewer: 
Michael D. Callahan

Callahan on Osterhammel, 'Colonialism: A Theoretical Overview'

Jurgen Osterhammel. Colonialism: A Theoretical Overview. Princeton, N.J.: Markus Wiener Publishers, 1997. 146 pp. $18.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-55876-130-8; $42.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-55876-129-2.

Reviewed by Michael D. Callahan (Kettering University) Published on H-Diplo (April, 1999)

Author: 
P. M. H. Bell
Reviewer: 
Antoine Capet

Capet on Bell, 'France and Britain, 1940-1994 : The Long Separation'

P. M. H. Bell. France and Britain, 1940-1994 : The Long Separation. London and New York: Longman, 1997. viii + 320 pp. $44.80 (textbook), ISBN 978-0-582-28920-8; $89.33 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-582-28921-5.

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

Author: 
Philip Thody
Reviewer: 
Thomas Diez

Diez on Thody, 'An Historical Introduction to the European Union'

Philip Thody. An Historical Introduction to the European Union. London and New York: Routledge, 1997. xxvi + 117 pp. $14.99 (paper), ISBN 978-0-415-17107-6.

Reviewed by Thomas Diez (Copenhagen Peace Research Institute) Published on H-Diplo (January, 1999)

The Compass(es) of European Integration

Author: 
Eric Alterman
Reviewer: 
Lloyd C. Gardner

Gardner on Alterman, 'Who Speaks for America: Why Democracy Matters in Foreign Policy'

Eric Alterman. Who Speaks for America: Why Democracy Matters in Foreign Policy. Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell University Press, 1998. ix + 244 pp. $25.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8014-3574-4.

Reviewed by Lloyd C. Gardner (Rutgers University) Published on H-Diplo (January, 1999)

Author: 
Thomas E. Mahl
Reviewer: 
Margaret Paton-Walsh

Paton-Walsh on Mahl, 'Desperate Deception: British Covert Operations in the United States 1939-44'

Thomas E. Mahl. Desperate Deception: British Covert Operations in the United States 1939-44. Washington, D.C., and London: Brassey's, 1998. xiv + 256 pp. $26.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-57488-080-9.

Reviewed by Margaret Paton-Walsh (Department of History, Colorado State University) Published on H-Diplo (January, 1999)

Author: 
Lindsay W. Michie
Reviewer: 
John E. Moser

Moser on Michie, 'Portrait of an Appeaser: Robert Hadow, First Secretary in the British Foreign Office, 1931-1939'

Lindsay W. Michie. Portrait of an Appeaser: Robert Hadow, First Secretary in the British Foreign Office, 1931-1939. Westport, Conn. and London: Praeger, 1996. xiv + 166 pp. $57.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-275-95369-0.

Reviewed by John E. Moser (Department of History, University of Georgia) Published on H-Diplo (November, 1998)

An Incomplete Look at Appeasement

Author: 
Walter L. Hixson
Reviewer: 
Frank Schumacher

Schumacher on Hixson, 'Parting the Curtain: Propaganda, Culture, and the Cold War, 1945-61'

Walter L. Hixson. Parting the Curtain: Propaganda, Culture, and the Cold War, 1945-61. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1997. xvi + 283 pp. $33.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-312-17680-8; $90.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-312-16080-7.

Reviewed by Frank Schumacher (University of Bonn) Published on H-Diplo (April, 1998)

Author: 
Aleksandr Fursenko, Timothy Naftali
Reviewer: 
James N. Giglio

Giglio on Fursenko and Naftali, 'One Hell of a Gamble: Khrushchev, Castro, and Kennedy, 1958-1964'

Aleksandr Fursenko, Timothy Naftali. One Hell of a Gamble: Khrushchev, Castro, and Kennedy, 1958-1964. New York: W.W. Norton & Company, 1997. xi + 420. $27.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-393-04070-8.

Reviewed by James N. Giglio (Southwest Missouri State University) Published on H-Diplo (March, 1998)

Author: 
Philip Nash
Reviewer: 
David A. Welch

Welch on Nash, 'The Other Missiles of October: Eisenhower, Kennedy and the Jupiters, 1957-1963'

Philip Nash. The Other Missiles of October: Eisenhower, Kennedy and the Jupiters, 1957-1963. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1997. xvi + 231 pp. $18.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8078-4647-6; $49.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8078-2339-2.

Reviewed by David A. Welch (University of Toronto) Published on H-Diplo (March, 1998)

Author: 
Brian McAllister Linn
Reviewer: 
Roger Dingman

Dingman on Linn, 'Guardians of Empire: The U.S. Army and the Pacific, 1902-1949'

Brian McAllister Linn. Guardians of Empire: The U.S. Army and the Pacific, 1902-1949. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1997. xvi + 343 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8078-2321-7.

Reviewed by Roger Dingman (Department of History, University of Southern California) Published on H-Diplo (November, 1997)

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Author: 
Kamari Maxine Clarke
Reviewer: 
Claude Welch

Welch on Clarke, 'Affective Justice: The International Criminal Court and the Pan-Africanist Pushback'

Kamari Maxine Clarke. Affective Justice: The International Criminal Court and the Pan-Africanist Pushback. Durham: Duke University Press, 2019. 384 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4780-0670-1; $109.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4780-0575-9

Author: 
Marie A. Muschalek
Reviewer: 
Jason M. Wolfe

Wolfe on Muschalek, 'Violence as Usual: Policing and the Colonial State in German Southwest Africa'

Marie A. Muschalek. Violence as Usual: Policing and the Colonial State in German Southwest Africa. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2019. xi + 255 pp. $49.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-5017-4285-9.

Reviewed by Jason M. Wolfe (Louisiana State University) Published on H-Diplo (February, 2021) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Stéfanie von Hlatky, ed.
Reviewer: 
Jared Dmello

Dmello on von Hlatky, 'Countering Violent Extremism and Terrorism: Assessing Domestic and International Strategies'

Stéfanie von Hlatky, ed. Countering Violent Extremism and Terrorism: Assessing Domestic and International Strategies. Montreal: McGill-Queen's University Press, 2020. 224 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-7735-5936-3

Author: 
Rossen Djagalov
Reviewer: 
Joshua First

First on Djagalov, 'From Internationalism to Postcolonialism: Literature and Cinema between the Second and the Third Worlds'

Rossen Djagalov. From Internationalism to Postcolonialism: Literature and Cinema between the Second and the Third Worlds. Montreal: McGill-Queen University Press, 2020. 320 pp. $35.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-228-00109-6; $35.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-228-00110-2

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)