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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)

To Conceive or Deceive?

Author: 
Susan Ariel Aaronson
Reviewer: 
Jeff Livingston

Livingston on Aaronson, 'Trade and the American Dream: A Social History of Postwar Trade Policy'

Susan Ariel Aaronson. Trade and the American Dream: A Social History of Postwar Trade Policy. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 1996. xvii + 262 pp. $25.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8131-0874-2; $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8131-1955-7.

Reviewed by Jeff Livingston (Department of History, California State University, Chico) Published on H-Diplo (July, 1999)

Author: 
Michael Nelson
Reviewer: 
Jaclyn Stanke

Stanke on Nelson, 'War of the Black Heavens: The Battles of Western Broadcasting in the Cold War'

Michael Nelson. War of the Black Heavens: The Battles of Western Broadcasting in the Cold War. Syracuse, N.Y.: Syracuse University Press, 1997. xx + 277 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8156-0479-2.

Reviewed by Jaclyn Stanke (Department of History, Emory University) Published on H-Diplo (July, 1999)

On the Air with the Cold War

Author: 
Vladislav Zubok, Constantine Pleshakov
Reviewer: 
Thomas R. Maddux

Maddux on Zubok and Pleshakov, 'Inside the Kremlin's Cold War: From Stalin to Khrushchev'

Vladislav Zubok, Constantine Pleshakov. Inside the Kremlin's Cold War: From Stalin to Khrushchev. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1996. xv + 282 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-45531-3.

Reviewed by Thomas R. Maddux (California State University, Northridge) Published on H-Diplo (July, 1999)

Open Up the Documents, Let the Games Continue:

Author: 
Alan Harris Bath
Reviewer: 
Charles C. Kolb

Kolb on Bath, 'Tracking the Axis Enemy: The Triumph of Anglo-American Naval Intelligence'

Alan Harris Bath. Tracking the Axis Enemy: The Triumph of Anglo-American Naval Intelligence. Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 1998. xii + 308 pp. $34.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7006-0917-8.

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

Author: 
Peter J. Katzenstein, ed.
Reviewer: 
James Carafano

Carafano on Katzenstein, 'The Culture of National Security: Norms and Identity in World Politics'

Peter J. Katzenstein, ed. The Culture of National Security: Norms and Identity in World Politics. New York: Columbia University Press, 1996. xv + 562 pp. $76.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-231-10468-5.

Reviewed by James Carafano (Georgetown University) Published on H-Diplo (June, 1999)

Author: 
Noel E. Firth, James H. Noren
Reviewer: 
David Engerman

Engerman on Firth and Noren, 'Soviet Defense Spending: A History of CIA Estimates, 1950-1990'

Noel E. Firth, James H. Noren. Soviet Defense Spending: A History of CIA Estimates, 1950-1990. College Station: Texas A&M University Press, 1998. xix + 291 pp. $49.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-89096-805-5.

Reviewed by David Engerman (Department of History, University of California-Berkeley) Published on H-Diplo (April, 1999)

Military Intelligence

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)

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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