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H-Diplo Roundtable XX-38 on Empire by Invitation: William Walker and Manifest Destiny in Central America

H-Diplo Roundtable Review
Volume XX, No. 38

13 May 2019

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

Michel Gobat.  Empire by Invitation:  William Walker and Manifest Destiny in Central America.  Cambridge:  Harvard University Press, 2018.  ISBN:  9780674737495 (hardcover, $39.95 • £31.95 • €36.00).

URL: http://www.tiny.cc/Roundtable-XX-38

Contents

Author: 
Steve Coll
Reviewer: 
Barbara Elias

Elias on Coll, 'Directorate S: The C.I.A. and America's Secret Wars in Afghanistan and Pakistan'

Steve Coll. Directorate S: The C.I.A. and America's Secret Wars in Afghanistan and Pakistan. New York: Penguin Books, 2018. Illustrations. xxiii + 757 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-59420-458-6; $18.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-241-33735-6.

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

CfP: Panelist replacement for 2019 SHAFR

Our 2019 SHAFR panel, "Relations between France and the United States as Colonial Empires during the Twentieth Century," scheduled for June 22, needs a replacement presenter. Interested scholars please contact Tim Roberts, the panel organizer, for additional information.

Thank you.

Tim Roberts
Western Illinois University
tm-roberts@wiu.edu

H-Diplo Roundtable XX-37 on Transparency in Postwar France: A Critical History of the Present

H-Diplo Roundtable Review
Volume XX, No. 37

10 May 2019

Roundtable Editors: Diane Labrosse and Daniel Steinmetz-Jenkins
Roundtable and Web Production Editor: George Fujii

Stefanos Geroulanos.  Transparency in Postwar France:  A Critical History of the Present.  Stanford:  Stanford University Press, 2017.  ISBN:  9780804799744 (cloth); 9781503604599 (paper).

URL: http://www.tiny.cc/Roundtable-XX-37

Contents

H-Diplo/ISSF Article Review 116- Sobelman on Afshon Ostovar. “The Grand Strategy of Militant Clients: Iran’s Way of War."

H-Diplo | ISSF Article Review 116
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Editors: Diane Labrosse and Seth Offenbach
Web and Production Editor:  George Fujii

Afshon Ostovar.  “The Grand Strategy of Militant Clients:  Iran’s Way of War.”  Security Studies (2018).  DOI:  https://doi.org/10.1080/09636412.2018.1508862.

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Recent Reviews

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)