Reviews

Author: 
James W. Pardew
Reviewer: 
Patrice C. McMahon

McMahon on Pardew, 'Peacemakers: American Leadership and the End of Genocide in the Balkans'

James W. Pardew. Peacemakers: American Leadership and the End of Genocide in the Balkans. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 2017. 424 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8131-7435-8.

Reviewed by Patrice C. McMahon (University of Nebraska-Lincoln) Published on H-Diplo (July, 2018) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Edward Pearce
Reviewer: 
Anthony D'Agostino

D'Agostino on Pearce, 'The Golden Talking-Shop: The Oxford Union Debates Empire, World War, Revolution, and Women'

Edward Pearce. The Golden Talking-Shop: The Oxford Union Debates Empire, World War, Revolution, and Women. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2016. xiv + 674 pp. $40.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-871723-2.

Reviewed by Anthony D'Agostino (San Francisco State University) Published on H-Diplo (July, 2018) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Ikuko Asaka
Reviewer: 
Elaine LaFay

LaFay on Asaka, 'Tropical Freedom: Climate, Settler Colonialism, and Black Exclusion in the Age of Emancipation'

Ikuko Asaka. Tropical Freedom: Climate, Settler Colonialism, and Black Exclusion in the Age of Emancipation. Durham: Duke University Press, 2017. 304 pp. $26.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8223-6910-3; $94.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8223-6881-6.

Reviewed by Elaine LaFay (University of Pennsylvania) Published on H-Diplo (July, 2018) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Larrie D. Ferreiro
Reviewer: 
Jeffrey Stanley

Stanley on Ferreiro, 'Brothers at Arms: American Independence and the Men of France and Spain Who Saved It'

Larrie D. Ferreiro. Brothers at Arms: American Independence and the Men of France and Spain Who Saved It. New York: Knopf Publishing Group, 2016. xxv + 429 pp. $30.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-101-91030-6.

Reviewed by Jeffrey Stanley (Dalton State College) Published on H-Diplo (July, 2018) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Richard Ivan Jobs
Reviewer: 
David Fowler

Fowler on Jobs, 'Backpack Ambassadors: How Youth Travel Integrated Europe'

Richard Ivan Jobs. Backpack Ambassadors: How Youth Travel Integrated Europe. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2017. 360 pp. $35.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-226-46203-5.

Reviewed by David Fowler (University of Cambridge) Published on H-Diplo (June, 2018) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
James Cameron
Reviewer: 
Malcolm M. Craig

Craig on Cameron, 'The Double Game: The Demise of America's First Missile Defense System and the Rise of Strategic Arms Limitation'

James Cameron. The Double Game: The Demise of America's First Missile Defense System and the Rise of Strategic Arms Limitation. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2017. 248 pp. $74.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-045992-5.

Reviewed by Malcolm M. Craig (Liverpool John Moores University) Published on H-Diplo (June, 2018) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Roberto Cantoni
Reviewer: 
Marta Musso

Musso on Cantoni, 'Oil Exploration, Diplomacy, and Security in the Early Cold War: The Enemy Underground'

Roberto Cantoni. Oil Exploration, Diplomacy, and Security in the Early Cold War: The Enemy Underground. Routledge Studies in Modern European History Series. New York: Routledge, 2017. 290 pp. $149.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-138-69290-9.

Reviewed by Marta Musso (King's College London) Published on H-Diplo (June, 2018) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Daniel Gorman
Reviewer: 
Heidi Tworek

Tworek on Gorman, 'International Cooperation in the Early Twentieth Century.'

Daniel Gorman. International Cooperation in the Early Twentieth Century. London: Bloomsbury Academic, 2017. 288 pp. $114.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4725-6795-6.

Reviewed by Heidi Tworek (University of British Columbia) Published on H-Diplo (June, 2018) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Serhii Plokhy
Reviewer: 
Mark Edele

Edele on Plokhy, 'Lost Kingdom: The Quest for Empire and the Making of the Russian Nation From 1470 to the Present'

Serhii Plokhy. Lost Kingdom: The Quest for Empire and the Making of the Russian Nation From 1470 to the Present. New York: Basic Books, 2017. 432 pp. $32.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-465-09849-1.

Reviewed by Mark Edele (The University of Melbourne) Published on H-Diplo (June, 2018) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Andrew Mumford
Reviewer: 
David Haglund

Haglund on Mumford, 'Counterinsurgency Wars and the Anglo-American Alliance: The Special Relationship on the Rocks'

Andrew Mumford. Counterinsurgency Wars and the Anglo-American Alliance: The Special Relationship on the Rocks. Washington, DC: Georgetown University Press, 2017. 248 pp. $34.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-62616-492-5.

Reviewed by David Haglund (Queen's University) Published on H-Diplo (June, 2018) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Gershon Baskin
Reviewer: 
Anders Persson

Persson on Baskin, 'In Pursuit of Peace in Israel and Palestine'

Gershon Baskin. In Pursuit of Peace in Israel and Palestine. Nashville: Vanderbilt University Press, 2017. 304 pp. $27.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8265-2181-1.

Reviewed by Anders Persson (Lund University) Published on H-Diplo (May, 2018) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Kenneth J. Vandevelde
Reviewer: 
Armand de Mestral

de Mestral on Vandevelde, 'The First Bilateral Investment Treaties: U.S. Postwar Friendship, Commerce, and Navigation Treaties'

Kenneth J. Vandevelde. The First Bilateral Investment Treaties: U.S. Postwar Friendship, Commerce, and Navigation Treaties. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2017. xii + 575 pp. $105.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-067957-6.

Reviewed by Armand de Mestral (McGill University) Published on H-Diplo (May, 2018) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

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)

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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)

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