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H-Diplo Roundtable XIX, 29 on The Struggle to Save the Soviet Economy: Mikhail Gorbachev and the Collapse of the USSR

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Roundtable Review
Volume XIX, No. 29 (2018)
9 April 2018

Roundtable Editors: Thomas Maddux and Diane Labrosse
Roundtable and Web Production Editor: George Fujii
Introduction by Artemy M. Kalinovsky, University of Amsterdam

Author: 
Richard Lourie
Reviewer: 
Allen Lynch

Lynch on Lourie, 'Putin: His Downfall and Russia's Coming Crash'

Richard Lourie. Putin: His Downfall and Russia's Coming Crash. New York: Thomas Dunne Books, 2017. xxii + 264 pp. $26.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-312-53808-8.

Reviewed by Allen Lynch (University of Virginia) Published on H-Diplo (April, 2018) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

H-Diplo Publication Schedule, 09 - 27 April

The H-Diplo publication schedule for the period 09 to 27 April is as follows:

Week of 09 April:

1. H-Diplo Roundtable Review of Chris Miller, The Struggle to Save the Soviet Economy: Mikhail Gorbachev and the Collapse of the USSR. Raleigh, N.C.: University of North Carolina Press, 2017.

Introduction by Artemy M. Kalinovsky, University of Amsterdam

Reviewers:

James Cameron, Fundação Getulio Vargas

Yakov Feygin, The University of Pennsylvania

Michelle Getchell, U.S. Naval War College

H-Diplo Article Review 756 on “A Nation of Outposts: Forts, Factories, Bases, and the Making of American Power.”

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Article Review
No. 756
5 April 2018

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

Brooke L. Blower.  “A Nation of Outposts: Forts, Factories, Bases, and the Making of American Power.”  Diplomatic History 41:3 (2017): 439-459. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1093/dh/dhx034.

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Author: 
Caren Kaplan
Reviewer: 
Neta C. Crawford

Crawford on Kaplan, 'Aerial Aftermaths: Wartime from Above'

Caren Kaplan. Aerial Aftermaths: Wartime from Above. Durham: Duke University Press, 2017. 312 pp. $27.95, ISBN 978-0-8223-7017-8.

Reviewed by Neta C. Crawford (Boston University) Published on H-Diplo (May, 2018) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=51542

Author: 
Caitlin E. Schindler
Reviewer: 
Giles Scott-Smith

Scott-Smith on Schindler, 'The Origins of Public Diplomacy in US Statecraft: Uncovering a Forgotten Tradition'

Caitlin E. Schindler. The Origins of Public Diplomacy in US Statecraft: Uncovering a Forgotten Tradition. Palgrave Macmillan Series in Global Public Diplomacy. London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2017. 325 pp. $149.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-3-319-57278-9.

Reviewed by Giles Scott-Smith (Leiden University) Published on H-Diplo (May, 2018) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Brian Drohan
Reviewer: 
Andrew Muldoon

Muldoon on Drohan, 'Brutality in an Age of Human Rights: Activism and Counterinsurgency at the End of the British Empire'

Brian Drohan. Brutality in an Age of Human Rights: Activism and Counterinsurgency at the End of the British Empire. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2018. 256 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-5017-1465-8.

Reviewed by Andrew Muldoon (Metropolitan State University of Denver) Published on H-Diplo (May, 2018) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Simon Reich, Peter Dombrowski
Reviewer: 
Harry Halem

Halem on Reich and Dombrowski, 'The End of Grand Strategy: US Maritime Operations in the Twenty-First Century'

Simon Reich, Peter Dombrowski. The End of Grand Strategy: US Maritime Operations in the Twenty-First Century. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2018. 252 pp. $30.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-5017-1462-7.

Reviewed by Harry Halem (University of St. Andrews) Published on H-Diplo (May, 2018) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Richard Sakwa
Reviewer: 
Gerard Toal

Toal on Sakwa, 'Russia against the Rest: The Post-Cold War Crisis of World Order'

Richard Sakwa. Russia against the Rest: The Post-Cold War Crisis of World Order. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2017. ix + 362 pp. $84.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-107-16060-6; $24.99 (paper), ISBN 978-1-316-61351-1.

Reviewed by Gerard Toal (Virginia Tech) Published on H-Diplo (May, 2018) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)