Reviews

Author: 
Stephen Tankel
Reviewer: 
Keven Ruby

Ruby on Tankel, 'With Us and Against Us: How America's Partners Help and Hinder the War on Terror'

Stephen Tankel. With Us and Against Us: How America's Partners Help and Hinder the War on Terror. Columbia Studies in Terrorism and Irregular Warfare Series. New York: Columbia University Press, 2018. 424 pp. $30.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-231-54734-5; $90.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-231-16810-6.

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

Author: 
Emrah Sahin
Reviewer: 
Andrew Patrick

Patrick on Sahin, 'Faithful Encounters: Authorities and American Missionaries in the Ottoman Empire'

Emrah Sahin. Faithful Encounters: Authorities and American Missionaries in the Ottoman Empire. Montreal: McGill-Queen's University Press, 2018. 264 pp. $34.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-7735-5462-7.

Reviewed by Andrew Patrick (Tennessee State University) Published on H-Diplo (May, 2019) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Thomas Tunstall Allcock
Reviewer: 
Chris Foss

Foss on Allcock, 'Thomas C. Mann: President Johnson, the Cold War, and the Restructuring of Latin American Foreign Policy'

Thomas Tunstall Allcock. Thomas C. Mann: President Johnson, the Cold War, and the Restructuring of Latin American Foreign Policy. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 2018. 284 pp. $60.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8131-7615-4.

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

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)

Author: 
William O. Walker
Reviewer: 
Shaul Mitelpunkt

Mitelpunkt on Walker, 'The Rise and Decline of the American Century'

William O. Walker. The Rise and Decline of the American Century. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2018. 306 pp. $46.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-5017-2613-2.

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

Author: 
Lisa Lindquist Dorr
Reviewer: 
Bonnie A. Lucero

Lucero on Dorr, 'A Thousand Thirsty Beaches: Smuggling Alcohol from Cuba to the South during Prohibition'

Lisa Lindquist Dorr. A Thousand Thirsty Beaches: Smuggling Alcohol from Cuba to the South during Prohibition. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2018. 312 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4696-4327-4.

Reviewed by Bonnie A. Lucero (University of Houston-Downtown) Published on H-Diplo (May, 2019) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Simon Jackson, Alanna O'Malley, eds.
Reviewer: 
Aden Knaap

Knaap on Jackson and O'Malley, 'The Institution of International Order: From the League of Nations to the United Nations'

Simon Jackson, Alanna O'Malley, eds. The Institution of International Order: From the League of Nations to the United Nations. London and New York: Routledge, 2018. 264 pp. $144.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-138-09150-4.

Reviewed by Aden Knaap (Harvard University) Published on H-Diplo (April, 2019) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Katherine Benton-Cohen
Reviewer: 
Yuki Oda

Oda on Benton-Cohen, 'Inventing the Immigration Problem: The Dillingham Commission and Its Legacy'

Katherine Benton-Cohen. Inventing the Immigration Problem: The Dillingham Commission and Its Legacy. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2018. 342 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-97644-3.

Reviewed by Yuki Oda (Chuo University) Published on H-Diplo (April, 2019) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Yogesh Joshi, Frank O'Donnell
Reviewer: 
Dinshaw Mistry

Mistry on Joshi and O'Donnell, 'India and Nuclear Asia: Forces, Doctrine, and Dangers'

Yogesh Joshi, Frank O'Donnell. India and Nuclear Asia: Forces, Doctrine, and Dangers. Washington, DC: Georgetown Univerity Press, 2018. 240 pp. $36.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-62616-617-2.

Reviewed by Dinshaw Mistry (University of Cincinnati) Published on H-Diplo (April, 2019) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Daniel Kurtz-Phelan
Reviewer: 
Qingfei Yin

Yin on Kurtz-Phelan, 'The China Mission: George Marshall's Unfinished War, 1945-1947'

Daniel Kurtz-Phelan. The China Mission: George Marshall's Unfinished War, 1945-1947. New York: W. W. Norton and Company, 2018. 496 pp. $28.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-393-24095-5.

Reviewed by Qingfei Yin (Virginia Military Institute) Published on H-Diplo (April, 2019) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Philip G. Roeder
Reviewer: 
Kathleen G. Cunningham

Cunningham on Roeder, 'National Secession: Persuasion and Violence in Independence Campaigns'

Philip G. Roeder. National Secession: Persuasion and Violence in Independence Campaigns. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2018. 312 pp. $49.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-5017-2598-2.

Reviewed by Kathleen G. Cunningham (University of Maryland, College Park) Published on H-Diplo (April, 2019) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Raphael D. Marcus
Reviewer: 
Ehud Eilam

Eilam on Marcus, 'Israel's Long War with Hezbollah: Military Innovation and Adaptation under Fire'

Raphael D. Marcus. Israel's Long War with Hezbollah: Military Innovation and Adaptation under Fire. Washington, DC: Georgetown University Press, 2018. viii + 330 pp. $36.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-62616-611-0; $110.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-62616-610-3.

Reviewed by Ehud Eilam (Independent Scholar) Published on H-Diplo (April, 2019) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Besnik Pula
Reviewer: 
Tobias Rupprecht

Rupprecht on Pula, 'Globalization Under and After Socialism: The Evolution of Transnational Capital in Central and Eastern Europe'

Besnik Pula. Globalization Under and After Socialism: The Evolution of Transnational Capital in Central and Eastern Europe. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2018. 272 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-5036-0513-8.

Reviewed by Tobias Rupprecht (University of Exeter) Published on H-Diplo (April, 2019) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
David Prior, ed.
Reviewer: 
Brooks T. Swett

Swett on Prior, 'Reconstruction in a Globalizing World'

David Prior, ed. Reconstruction in a Globalizing World. Reconstructing America Series. New York: Fordham University Press, 2018. 232 pp. $30.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8232-7831-2.

Reviewed by Brooks T. Swett (Columbia University) Published on H-Diplo (April, 2019) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

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