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Author: 
Arch Puddington
Reviewer: 
Scott Lucas

Lucas on Puddington, 'Broadcasting Freedom: The Cold War Triumph of Radio Free Europe and Radio Liberty'

Arch Puddington. Broadcasting Freedom: The Cold War Triumph of Radio Free Europe and Radio Liberty. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 2000. xix + 382 pp. $27.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8131-2158-1.

Reviewed by Scott Lucas (Department of American and Canadian Studies, University of Birmingham) Published on H-Diplo (September, 2000)

Author: 
Robert J. McMahon
Reviewer: 
Marc Frey

Frey on McMahon, 'The Limits of Empire. The United States and Southeast Asia Since World War II'

Robert J. McMahon. The Limits of Empire. The United States and Southeast Asia Since World War II. New York: Columbia University Press, 1999. xii + 276 pp. $18.50 (paper), ISBN 978-0-231-10881-2.

Reviewed by Marc Frey (Institute of Anglo-American History, University of Cologne, Germany) Published on H-Diplo (September, 2000)

Author: 
Paul G. Pierpaoli, Jr.
Reviewer: 
Mark S. Byrnes

Byrnes on Pierpaoli, 'Truman and Korea: The Political Culture of the Early Cold War'

Paul G. Pierpaoli, Jr. Truman and Korea: The Political Culture of the Early Cold War. Columbia: University of Missouri Press, 1997. xi + 236 pp. $32.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8262-1206-1.

Reviewed by Mark S. Byrnes (Department of History, Norwich University) Published on H-Diplo (August, 2000)

A Corporatist View of the Korean War at Home

Author: 
Marc Trachtenberg
Reviewer: 
Tony Smith

Smith on Trachtenberg, 'A Constructed Peace: The Making of the European Settlement 1945-1963'

Marc Trachtenberg. A Constructed Peace: The Making of the European Settlement 1945-1963. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1999. xi + 402 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-691-00273-6; $75.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-691-00183-8.

Reviewed by Tony Smith (Tufts University) Published on H-Diplo (August, 2000)

Author: 
Marc Trachtenberg
Reviewer: 
Thomas R. Maddux

Maddux on Trachtenberg, 'A Constructed Peace: The Making of the European Settlement 1945-1963'

Marc Trachtenberg. A Constructed Peace: The Making of the European Settlement 1945-1963. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1999. xi + 402 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-691-00273-6; $75.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-691-00183-8.

Reviewed by Thomas R. Maddux (CSU Northridge) Published on H-Diplo (August, 2000)

Author: 
Marc Trachtenberg
Reviewer: 
Odd Arne Westad

Westad on Marc Trachtenberg, 'A Constructed Peace: The Making of the European Settlement, 1945-1963' and Trachtenberg, 'A Constructed Peace: The Making of the European Settlement 1945-1963'

Marc Trachtenberg. A Constructed Peace: The Making of the European Settlement, 1945-1963. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1999. xi + 402 pp. Marc Trachtenberg. A Constructed Peace: The Making of the European Settlement 1945-1963. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1999. xi + 402 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-691-00273-6; $75.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-691-00183-8.

Author: 
Zachary Karabell
Reviewer: 
Jeffrey F. Taffet

Taffet on Karabell, 'Architects of Intervention: The United States, the Third World, and the Cold War 1946-1962'

Zachary Karabell. Architects of Intervention: The United States, the Third World, and the Cold War 1946-1962. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1999. ix+248 pp. $18.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8071-2341-6; $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8071-2307-2.

Reviewed by Jeffrey F. Taffet (Department of History, Georgetown University) Published on H-Diplo (August, 2000)

Author: 
Marc Trachtenberg
Reviewer: 
Diane S. Clemens

Clemens on Marc Trachtenberg, 'A Constructed Peace: The Making of the European Settlement1945-1963' and Trachtenberg, 'A Constructed Peace: The Making of the European Settlement 1945-1963'

Marc Trachtenberg. A Constructed Peace: The Making of the European Settlement1945-1963. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1999. xi + 402 pp. Marc Trachtenberg. A Constructed Peace: The Making of the European Settlement 1945-1963. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1999. xi + 402 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-691-00273-6; $75.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-691-00183-8.

Author: 
Douglas C. Foyle
Reviewer: 
Melvin Small

Small on Foyle, 'Counting the Public In: Presidents, Public Opinion, and Foreign Policy'

Douglas C. Foyle. Counting the Public In: Presidents, Public Opinion, and Foreign Policy. New York: Columbia University Press, 1999. xiii + 379 pp. $83.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-231-11068-6; $32.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-231-11069-3.

Reviewed by Melvin Small (Department of History, Wayne State University) Published on H-Diplo (July, 2000)

Author: 
David Kaiser
Reviewer: 
Lloyd C. Gardner

Gardner on Kaiser, 'American Tragedy: Kennedy, Johnson, and the Origins of the Vietnam War'

David Kaiser. American Tragedy: Kennedy, Johnson, and the Origins of the Vietnam War. Cambridge, Mass: Harvard University Press, 2000. 558 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-00225-8.

Reviewed by Lloyd C. Gardner (Rutgers University) Published on H-Diplo (July, 2000)

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Author: 
Martin Hearson
Reviewer: 
Michael Motala

Motala on Hearson, 'Imposing Standards: The North-South Dimension to Global Tax Politics (Cornell Studies in Money)'

Martin Hearson. Imposing Standards: The North-South Dimension to Global Tax Politics (Cornell Studies in Money). Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2021. 246 pp. $19.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-5017-5598-9

Author: 
David Moon, Nicholas B. Breyfogle, Alexandra Bekasova, eds.
Reviewer: 
Jennifer Keating

Keating on Moon and Breyfogle and Bekasova, 'Place and Nature: Essays in Russian Environmental History'

David Moon, Nicholas B. Breyfogle, Alexandra Bekasova, eds. Place and Nature: Essays in Russian Environmental History. Cambridgeshire: White Horse Press, 2021. Illustrations, maps. xxi + 343 pp. $95.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-912186-16-7

Author: 
Bernadette Whelan
Reviewer: 
David Woolner

Woolner on Whelan, 'De Valera and Roosevelt: Irish and American Diplomacy in Times of Crisis, 1932–1939'

Bernadette Whelan. De Valera and Roosevelt: Irish and American Diplomacy in Times of Crisis, 1932–1939. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2020. xi + 387 pp. $99.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-108-83017-1.

Reviewed by David Woolner (Marist College) Published on H-Diplo (March, 2022) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Ryan D. Griffiths
Reviewer: 
Nikola Mirilovic

Mirilovic on Griffiths, 'Secession and the Sovereignty Game: Strategy and Tactics for Aspiring Nations'

Ryan D. Griffiths. Secession and the Sovereignty Game: Strategy and Tactics for Aspiring Nations. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2021. Illustrations, tables. xii + 231 pp. $49.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-5017-5474-6