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Author: 
Jane H. Hong
Reviewer: 
Heather R. Lee

Lee on Hong, 'Opening the Gates to Asia: A Transpacific History of How America Repealed Asian Exclusion'

Jane H. Hong. Opening the Gates to Asia: A Transpacific History of How America Repealed Asian Exclusion. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2019. Illustrations. 280 pp. $32.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4696-5336-5; $90.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4696-5335-8.

Reviewed by Heather R. Lee (NYU Shanghai) Published on H-Diplo (December, 2020) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

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Author: 
Jesse Dillon Savage
Reviewer: 
Charles E. Ziegler

Ziegler on Savage, 'Political Survival and Sovereignty in International Relations'

Jesse Dillon Savage. Political Survival and Sovereignty in International Relations. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2020. 280 pp. $99.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-108-49450-2.

Reviewed by Charles E. Ziegler (University of Louisville) Published on H-Diplo (January, 2021) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Uri Bialer
Reviewer: 
Sonja Wentling

Wentling on Bialer, 'Israeli Foreign Policy: A People Shall Not Dwell Alone'

Uri Bialer. Israeli Foreign Policy: A People Shall Not Dwell Alone. Perspectives on Israel Studies. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2020. 370 pp. $48.99 (paper), ISBN 978-0-253-04621-5

Reviewed by Sonja Wentling (Concordia College Moorhead) Published on H-Diplo (January, 2021) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Karen J. Greenberg
Reviewer: 
Rodger A. Payne

Payne on Greenberg, 'Reimagining the National Security State: Liberalism on the Brink'

Karen J. Greenberg. Reimagining the National Security State: Liberalism on the Brink. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2020. xv + 247 pp. $110.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-108-48438-1.

Reviewed by Rodger A. Payne (University of Louisville) Published on H-Diplo (January, 2021) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Gregory Afinogenov
Reviewer: 
Alsu Tagirova

Tagirova on Afinogenov, 'Spies and Scholars: Chinese Secrets and Imperial Russia's Quest for World Power'

Gregory Afinogenov. Spies and Scholars: Chinese Secrets and Imperial Russia's Quest for World Power. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2020. 384 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-24185-5

Reviewed by Alsu Tagirova (East China Normal University) Published on H-Diplo (January, 2021) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
James Mark, Artemy M. Kalinovsky, Steffi Marung, eds.
Reviewer: 
Padraic Kenney

Kenney on Mark and Kalinovsky and Marung, 'Alternative Globalizations: Eastern Europe and the Postcolonial World'

James Mark, Artemy M. Kalinovsky, Steffi Marung, eds. Alternative Globalizations: Eastern Europe and the Postcolonial World. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2020. 352 pp. $48.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-253-04651-2; $100.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-253-04650-5.