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H-Diplo Essay 217- Federico Romero on Learning the Scholar’s Craft: Reflections of Historians and International Relations Scholars

H-Diplo Essay 217

Essay Series on Learning the Scholar’s Craft: Reflections of Historians and International Relations Scholars
17 April 2020

Mindset, Training and Serendipity

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Series Editor: Diane Labrosse | Production Editor: George Fujii

H-Diplo Review Essay 216 on Miller-Davenport. Gateway State: Hawaiʻi and the Cultural Transformation of American Empire

H-Diplo Review Essay 216

16 April 2020

Sarah Miller-Davenport.  Gateway State: Hawaiʻi and the Cultural Transformation of American Empire.  Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2019.  ISBN:  9780691181233 (hardcover, $35.00/ £30.00).

https://hdiplo.org/to/E216
Review Editor: Diane Labrosse | Commissioning Editor: Cindy Ewing | Production Editor: George Fujii

H-Diplo Article Review 944 on “Women and the Second World War”

H-Diplo Article Review 944

15 April 2020

Sandra Trudgen Dawson, ed.  “Women and the Second World War.”  International Journal of Military History and Historiography 39:2 (October 2019):  171-312.  DOI:  https://doi.org/10.1163/24683302-03902009.

https://hdiplo.org/to/AR944
Review Editors: Diane Labrosse | Commissioning Editor: Seth Offenbach | Production Editor: George Fujii

H-Diplo Article Review 943 on Smith. “Denuclearising North Korea: Evaluating the United States’ Culpability for Failed Agreements, 1993-2008.”

H-Diplo Article Review 943
14 April 2020

Martin A. Smith.  “Denuclearising North Korea: Evaluating the United States’ Culpability for Failed Agreements, 1993-2008.”  Diplomacy & Statecraft 30:3 (September 2019): 556-575.

https://hdiplo.org/to/AR943
Article Review Editor: Diane Labrosse | Production Editor: George Fujii

Review by Van Jackson, Victoria University of Wellington

Bothsidesism, Revisionist History, and the North Korean Nuclear Blame Game

H-Diplo Essay 215- John A. Thompson on Learning the Scholar’s Craft: Reflections of Historians and International Relations Scholars

H-Diplo Essay 215

Essay Series on Learning the Scholar’s Craft: Reflections of Historians and International Relations Scholars
14 April 2020

The Shaping of a Perspective

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Series Editor: Diane Labrosse | Production Editor: George Fujii

H-Diplo Roundtable XXI-36 on Steinbock-Pratt. Educating the Empire: American Teachers and Contested Colonization in the Philippines

H-Diplo Roundtable XXI-36

Sarah Steinbock-Pratt.  Educating the Empire:  American Teachers and Contested Colonization in the Philippines.  Cambridge:  Cambridge University Press, 2019.  ISBN:  9781108473125 (hardback, $59.99).

13 April 2020 | https://hdiplo.org/to/RT21-36
Roundtable Editor: Diane Labrosse | Commissioning Editor: Seth Offenbach | Production Editor: George Fujii

Contents

Author: 
Reem Abou-El-Fadl
Reviewer: 
Matthew Ellis

Ellis on Abou-El-Fadl, 'Foreign Policy as Nation Making: Turkey and Egypt in the Cold War'

Reem Abou-El-Fadl. Foreign Policy as Nation Making: Turkey and Egypt in the Cold War. The Global Middle East Series. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2019. 384 pp. $84.00 (e-book), ISBN 978-1-108-57019-0; $100.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-108-47504-4.

Reviewed by Matthew Ellis (Sarah Lawrence College) Published on H-Diplo (April, 2020) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

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Author: 
Maile Arvin
Reviewer: 
Tom Smith

Smith on Arvin, 'Possessing Polynesians: The Science of Settler Colonial Whiteness in Hawai‘i and Oceania'

Maile Arvin. Possessing Polynesians: The Science of Settler Colonial Whiteness in Hawai‘i and Oceania. Durham: Duke University Press, 2019. Illustrations. 311 pp. $27.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4780-0633-6

Reviewed by Tom Smith (University of Cambridge) Published on H-Diplo (May, 2020) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Eiichiro Azuma
Reviewer: 
Michael Thornton

Thornton on Azuma, 'In Search of Our Frontier: Japanese America and Settler Colonialism in the Construction of Japan's Borderless Empire'

Eiichiro Azuma. In Search of Our Frontier: Japanese America and Settler Colonialism in the Construction of Japan's Borderless Empire. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2019. xii + 353 pp. $75.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-520-30438-3.

Reviewed by Michael Thornton (Yale University) Published on H-Diplo (May, 2020) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Tyrone L. Groh
Reviewer: 
Alexandra Chinchilla

Chinchilla on Groh, 'Proxy War: The Least Bad Option'

Tyrone L. Groh. Proxy War: The Least Bad Option. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2019. 255 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-5036-0818-4

Reviewed by Alexandra Chinchilla (University of Chicago) Published on H-Diplo (May, 2020) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Vince Houghton
Reviewer: 
Paul M. McGarr

McGarr on Houghton, 'The Nuclear Spies: America's Atomic Intelligence Operation against Hitler and Stalin'

Vince Houghton. The Nuclear Spies: America's Atomic Intelligence Operation against Hitler and Stalin. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2019. 248 pp. $27.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-5017-3959-0

Reviewed by Paul M. McGarr (University of Nottingham) Published on H-Diplo (May, 2020) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Maddalena Marinari
Reviewer: 
Rachel R. Winslow

Winslow on Marinari, 'Unwanted: Italian and Jewish Mobilization against Restrictive Laws, 1882-1965'

Maddalena Marinari. Unwanted: Italian and Jewish Mobilization against Restrictive Laws, 1882-1965. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2020. 280 pp. $90.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4696-5292-4; $27.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4696-5293-1.

Reviewed by Rachel R. Winslow (Westmont College) Published on H-Diplo (May, 2020) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)