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Author: 
Hallvard Notaker, Giles Scott-Smith, David J. Snyder, eds.
Reviewer: 
Brian R. Robertson

Robertson on Notaker and Scott-Smith and Snyder, 'Reasserting America in the 1970s: U.S. Public Diplomacy and the Rebuilding of America's Image Abroad'


Hallvard Notaker, Giles Scott-Smith, David J. Snyder, eds. Reasserting America in the 1970s: U.S. Public Diplomacy and the Rebuilding of America's Image Abroad. Key Studies in Diplomacy Series. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2016. 256 pp. $34.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-78499-331-3.

Reviewed by Brian R. Robertson (Texas A & M University, Central Texas)
Published on H-Diplo (March, 2017)
Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

H-Diplo Publication Schedule, 20 March to 14 April

The H-Diplo publication schedule for the period 20 March to 14 April is as follows:

1. H-Diplo Roundtable Review of Philip Muehlenbeck, Czechoslovakia in Africa, 1945-1968. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2016.

Introduction by Andy DeRoche, Front Range Community College

Reviewed by:

Alanna O’Malley, Leiden University

Maxim Matusevich, Seton Hall University

Sergey Mazov, Russian Academy of Sciences

2. The H-Diplo/ISSF Policy Series: America and the World - 2017 and Beyond

CfP: China in Latin America Working Papers Series

CFP: China in Latin America Working Papers Series

The Asian Studies Center (ASC) and the Center for Latin American Studies (CLAS) at the University of Pittsburgh jointly invite submissions for a series of working papers about the role of China in Latin America. The intent of the series is to promote research and dialogue across disciplines on the varied impacts of China’s involvement in the region. Possible themes include but are not limited to the following:

-The history of relations between China and Latin America, both modern and pre-modern

Author: 
Douglas A. Wissing
Reviewer: 
Scott Lucas

Lucas on Wissing, 'Hopeless but Optimistic: Journeying through America's Endless War in Afghanistan'


Douglas A. Wissing. Hopeless but Optimistic: Journeying through America's Endless War in Afghanistan. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2016. xv + 172 pp. $30.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-253-02285-1.

Reviewed by Scott Lucas (University of Birmingham)
Published on H-Diplo (March, 2017)
Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

H-Diplo Article Review 687 on “Pierre Trudeau and the ‘Suffocation’ of the Nuclear Arms Race.”

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Article Review
No. 687

16 March 2017

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

Paul Meyer.  “Pierre Trudeau and the ‘Suffocation’ of the Nuclear Arms Race.”  International Journal 71:3 (2016): 393-408.  DOI:  https://doi.org/10.1177/0020702016662798.

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Recent Reviews

Author: 
Saadia M. Pekkanen, ed.
Reviewer: 
Erin Zimmerman

Zimmerman on Pekkanen, 'Asian Designs: Governance in the Contemporary World Order'


Saadia M. Pekkanen, ed. Asian Designs: Governance in the Contemporary World Order. Cornell Studies in Political Economy Series. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2016. 400 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-5017-0052-1; $89.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-5017-0051-4.

Reviewed by Erin Zimmerman (Independent Scholar)
Published on H-Diplo (April, 2017)
Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

Author: 
Elisabetta Bini, Giuliano Garavini, Federico Romero, eds.
Reviewer: 
Nigel J. Ashton

Ashton on Bini and Garavini and Romero, 'Oil Shock: The 1973 Crisis and Its Economic Legacy'


Elisabetta Bini, Giuliano Garavini, Federico Romero, eds. Oil Shock: The 1973 Crisis and Its Economic Legacy. International Library of Twentieth Century History Series. London: I. B. Tauris, 2016. 336 pp. $110.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-78453-556-8.

Reviewed by Nigel J. Ashton (London School of Economics)
Published on H-Diplo (April, 2017)
Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

Author: 
Jessica Elkind
Reviewer: 
Ngo Vinh Long

Long on Elkind, 'Aid under Fire: Nation Building and the Vietnam War'


Jessica Elkind. Aid under Fire: Nation Building and the Vietnam War. Studies in Conflict Diplomacy Peace Series. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 2016. 310 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8131-6583-7.

Reviewed by Ngo Vinh Long (University of Maine)
Published on H-Diplo (April, 2017)
Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

Author: 
Roger Hardy
Reviewer: 
Elizabeth Bishop

Bishop on Hardy, 'The Poisoned Well: Empire and Its Legacy in the Middle East'


Roger Hardy. The Poisoned Well: Empire and Its Legacy in the Middle East. New York: Oxford University Press, 2016. 280 pp. $27.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-062320-3.

Reviewed by Elizabeth Bishop (Texas State University/San Marcos)
Published on H-Diplo (April, 2017)
Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

Author: 
Lisa Jakelski
Reviewer: 
Danielle Fosler-Lussier

Fosler-Lussier on Jakelski, 'Making New Music in Cold War Poland: The Warsaw Autumn Festival, 1956-1968'


Lisa Jakelski. Making New Music in Cold War Poland: The Warsaw Autumn Festival, 1956-1968. California Studies in 20th-Century Music Series. Oakland: University of California Press, 2016. 272 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-520-29254-3.

Reviewed by Danielle Fosler-Lussier (The Ohio State University)
Published on H-Diplo (April, 2017)
Commissioned by Seth Offenbach