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H-Diplo Roundtable XX-39 on Southeast Asia’s Cold War: An Interpretive History

H-Diplo Roundtable Review
Volume XX, No. 39

20 May 2019

Roundtable Editors: Thomas Maddux and Diane Labrosse
Roundtable and Web Production Editor: George Fujii

Ang Cheng Guan.  Southeast Asia’s Cold War:  An Interpretive History.  Honolulu:  University of Hawai’i Press, 2018.  ISBN:  9780824872571 (hardback, $68.00); 9780824873479 (paperback, $30.00).

URL: http://www.tiny.cc/Roundtable-XX-39

Contents

Author: 
Emrah Sahin
Reviewer: 
Andrew Patrick

Patrick on Sahin, 'Faithful Encounters: Authorities and American Missionaries in the Ottoman Empire'

Emrah Sahin. Faithful Encounters: Authorities and American Missionaries in the Ottoman Empire. Montreal: McGill-Queen's University Press, 2018. 264 pp. $34.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-7735-5462-7.

Reviewed by Andrew Patrick (Tennessee State University) Published on H-Diplo (May, 2019) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Thomas Tunstall Allcock
Reviewer: 
Chris Foss

Foss on Allcock, 'Thomas C. Mann: President Johnson, the Cold War, and the Restructuring of Latin American Foreign Policy'

Thomas Tunstall Allcock. Thomas C. Mann: President Johnson, the Cold War, and the Restructuring of Latin American Foreign Policy. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 2018. 284 pp. $60.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8131-7615-4.

Reviewed by Chris Foss (University of Portland) Published on H-Diplo (May, 2019) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

H-Diplo Article Review 858- Ewing on Musto. “Non-Alignment and Beyond: India’s Interest in Latin America, 1961-1972.”

H-Diplo Article Review
No. 858
17 May 2019

Article Review Editors: Thomas Maddux and Diane Labrosse
Web and Production Editor: George Fujii

Ryan A. Musto.  “Non-Alignment and Beyond:  India’s Interest in Latin America, 1961-1972.”  Diplomacy & Statecraft 29:4 (2018):  613-637.  DOI:  https://doi.org/10.1080/09592296.2018.1528783.

URL: http://tiny.cc/AR858

 

H-Diplo Article Review 857- Hsiung on Shmagin. “They Fear Us, yet Cling to Us: Russian Negotiations with Tsushima Domain Officials during the 1861 Tsushima Incident.”

H-Diplo Article Review
No. 857
16 May 2019

Article Review Editors: Thomas Maddux and Diane Labrosse
Web and Production Editor: George Fujii

Viktor Shmagin.  “They Fear Us, yet Cling to Us: Russian Negotiations with Tsushima Domain Officials during the 1861 Tsushima Incident.”  The International History Review 39:3 (2017): 521-545.

URL: http://tiny.cc/AR857

H-Net Job Guide Weekly Report for H-Diplo: 6-13 May

The following jobs were posted to the H-Net Job Guide from 6 May 2019 to 13 May 2019. 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.msu.edu, or call +1-517-432-5134 between 9 am and 5 pm US Eastern time.

DIPLOMACY AND INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS

George Washington University - National Churchill Library and Center 
Research Graduate Fellowship

H-Diplo Article Review 856- Athanassopoulou on Koumas. “Cold War Dilemmas, Superpower Influence, and Regional Interests; Greece and the Palestinian Question, 1947-1949.”

H-Diplo Article Review
No. 856
14 May 2019

Article Review Editors: Thomas Maddux and Diane Labrosse
Web and Production Editor: George Fujii

Manolis Koumas.  “Cold War Dilemmas, Superpower Influence, and Regional Interests; Greece and the Palestinian Question, 1947-1949.”  Journal of Cold War Studies 19:1 (2017): 99-124.  DOI:  https://doi.org/10.1162/JCWS_a_00719.

URL: http://tiny.cc/AR856

International Conference "Italy and the Suez Canal", Turin, 23-24 May 2019

The International Conference "Italy and the Suez Canal, a Global History from the mid-19th Century to the Present" will be held in Turin at the University of Turin (Campus Luigi Einaudi, Sala lauree rossa, Lungo Dora Siena 100/A) and the Accademia delle Scienze (Sala dei Mappamondi, via Accademia delle Scienze 6) on May 23 and 24 2019.

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Author: 
Mark Rice
Reviewer: 
Blake C. Scott

Scott on Rice, 'Making Machu Picchu: The Politics of Tourism in Twentieth-Century Peru'

Mark Rice. Making Machu Picchu: The Politics of Tourism in Twentieth-Century Peru. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2018. 252 pp. $22.99 (e-book), ISBN 978-1-4696-4354-0; $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4696-4353-3; $90.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4696-4352-6.

Reviewed by Blake C. Scott (College of Charleston) Published on H-Diplo (June, 2019) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Radhika Viyas Mongia
Reviewer: 
Debjani Bhattacharyya

Bhattacharyya on Mongia, 'Indian Migration and Empire: A Colonial Genealogy of the Modern State'

Radhika Viyas Mongia. Indian Migration and Empire: A Colonial Genealogy of the Modern State. Durham: Duke University Press Books, 2018. 248 pp. $94.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8223-7039-0; $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8223-7102-1.

Reviewed by Debjani Bhattacharyya (Drexel University) Published on H-Diplo (June, 2019) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Benjamin Mountford, Stephen Tuffnell, eds.
Reviewer: 
Timothy Alborn

Alborn on Mountford and Tuffnell, 'A Global History of Gold Rushes'

Benjamin Mountford, Stephen Tuffnell, eds. A Global History of Gold Rushes. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2018. 336 pp. ISBN 978-0-520-96758-8.

Reviewed by Timothy Alborn (Lehman College) Published on H-Diplo (June, 2019) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=53801

Author: 
Andrew T. McDonald, Verlaine Stoner McDonald
Reviewer: 
Aiko Takeuchi-Demirci

Takeuchi-Demirci on McDonald and McDonald, 'Paul Rusch in Postwar Japan: Evangelism, Rural Development, and the Battle against Communism'

Andrew T. McDonald, Verlaine Stoner McDonald. Paul Rusch in Postwar Japan: Evangelism, Rural Development, and the Battle against Communism. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 2018. 288 pp. $50.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8131-7607-9.

Reviewed by Aiko Takeuchi-Demirci (Stanford University) Published on H-Diplo (June, 2019) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
James Igoe Walsh, Marcus Schulzke
Reviewer: 
Christine Sixta Rinehart

Rinehart on Walsh and Schulzke, 'Drones and Support for the Use of Force'

James Igoe Walsh, Marcus Schulzke. Drones and Support for the Use of Force. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2018. 252 pp. $75.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-472-13101-3.

Reviewed by Christine Sixta Rinehart (University of South Carolina in Palmetto College) Published on H-Diplo (June, 2019) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)