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H-Diplo Review Essay 147 on The United Nations in International History

H-Diplo Essay No. 147
An H-Diplo Review Essay

Published on 7 July 2017

H-Diplo Essay Editors:  Thomas Maddux and Diane Labrosse
H-Diplo Web and Production Editor:  George Fujii

Amy L. Sayward.  The United Nations in International HistoryLondon: Bloomsbury, 2017.  ISBN:  9781472508836 (hardback, $102.00); 9781472510037 (paperback, $33.95).

URL: http://tiny.cc/E147

Query: Land Mine Casualties in the Vietnam War

While watching the local PBS station a "teaser" for Ken Burns' upcoming (September) documentary series on the Vietnam War came on.   In the "teaser," an unidentified "GI" discusses quite cogently the fear that land mines instilled in American soldiers and marines in the war.  He also made the statement, "Somewhere around 80% of our casualties came from land mines of all sorts."

[PDF] H-Diplo Article Review 708

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PDF version of H-Diplo Article Review 708 on 

Felipe Pereira Loureiro.  “The Alliance for Progress and President João Goulart’s Three-Year Plan: the deterioration of U.S-Brazilian Relations in Cold War Brazil (1962).”  Cold War History 17:1 (January 2017): 61-79. 

DOI:  http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14682745.2016.1254620.

[Updated] H-Diplo Roundtable XVIII, 13 on Building Europe: A history of European unification

[Ed. Note- Republished on 4 July 2017 to include the review by Michael J. Geary, Maastricht University and the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars.  The original link to the PDF version now links to the updated PDF version].

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Volume XVIII, No. 31
(2017)
4 July 2017
[Updated to include Geary review]

[Updated] [PDF] H-Diplo Roundtable XVIII, 31

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Updated PDF version of H-Diplo Roundtable XVIII, 31 on Wilfried Loth.  Building Europe:  A history of European unification.  Berlin:  De Gruyter Oldenbourg, 2015.  ISBN:  978-3-11-042777-6 (hardcover, $126.00/€89,95/£67.99).

  • Includes review by Michael J. Geary.

ISSF Policy Series: Donald Trump and the New Turn in Canadian Foreign Policy

H-Diplo | ISSF
POLICY Series
America and the World—2017 and Beyond

Donald Trump and the New Turn in Canadian Foreign Policy
Essay by David MacKenzie, Ryerson University[1]

Published on 4 July 2017 | issforum.org

Editors: Robert Jervis, Francis Gavin, Joshua Rovner, and Diane Labrosse
Web and Production Editor: George Fujii

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Author: 
Nate Jones, ed.
Reviewer: 
Jonathan M. DiCicco

DiCicco on Jones, 'Able Archer 83: The Secret History of the NATO Exercise That Almost Triggered Nuclear War'


Nate Jones, ed. Able Archer 83: The Secret History of the NATO Exercise That Almost Triggered Nuclear War. New York: New Press, 2016. 320 pp. $27.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-62097-261-8.

Reviewed by Jonathan M. DiCicco (Canisius College)
Published on H-Diplo (August, 2017)
Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

Author: 
Armand de Mestral, ed.
Reviewer: 
Jason Yackee

Yackee on de Mestral, 'Second Thoughts: Investor-State Arbitration between Developed Democracies'


Armand de Mestral, ed. Second Thoughts: Investor-State Arbitration between Developed Democracies. Waterloo, Ontario: CIGI Press, 2017. 552 pp. $85.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-928096-38-2.

Reviewed by Jason Yackee (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
Published on H-Diplo (August, 2017)
Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

Author: 
Stefan Vander Elst
Reviewer: 
Jay Rubenstein

Rubenstein on Vander Elst, 'The Knight, the Cross, and the Song: Crusade Propaganda and Chivalric Literature, 1100-1400'


Stefan Vander Elst. The Knight, the Cross, and the Song: Crusade Propaganda and Chivalric Literature, 1100-1400. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2017. 288 pp. $55.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8122-4896-8.

Reviewed by Jay Rubenstein (University of Tennessee, Knoxville)
Published on H-Diplo (August, 2017)
Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

Author: 
John Kierulf
Reviewer: 
Thomas E. Doyle, II

Doyle, II on Kierulf, 'Disarmament under International Law'


John Kierulf. Disarmament under International Law. Montreal: McGill-Queen's University Press, 2017. 296 pp. $32.81 (paper), ISBN 978-0-7735-4823-7.

Reviewed by Thomas E. Doyle, II (Texas State University)
Published on H-Diplo (July, 2017)
Commissioned by Seth Offenbach