Reviews

Author: 
Steve Marti, William John Pratt, eds.
Reviewer: 
David Lowe

Lowe on Marti and Pratt, 'Fighting with the Empire: Canada, Britain, and Global Conflict, 1867-1947'

Steve Marti, William John Pratt, eds. Fighting with the Empire: Canada, Britain, and Global Conflict, 1867-1947. Studies in Canadian Military History Series. Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press, 2019. 220 pp. $32.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-7748-6041-3; $89.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7748-6040-6. 

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)

Author: 
Reo Matsuzaki
Reviewer: 
Amanda Hendrix-Komoto

Hendrix-Komoto on Matsuzaki, 'Statebuilding by Imposition: Resistance and Control in Colonial Taiwan and the Philippines'

Reo Matsuzaki. Statebuilding by Imposition: Resistance and Control in Colonial Taiwan and the Philippines. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2019. 264 pp. $49.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-5017-3483-0.

Reviewed by Amanda Hendrix-Komoto (Montana State University) Published on H-Diplo (May, 2020) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
James Mark, Bogdan C. Iacob, Tobias Rupprecht, Ljubica Spaskovska
Reviewer: 
Árpád von Klimo

Klimo on Mark and Iacob and Rupprecht and Spaskovska, '1989: A Global History of Eastern Europe'

James Mark, Bogdan C. Iacob, Tobias Rupprecht, Ljubica Spaskovska. 1989: A Global History of Eastern Europe. New Approaches to European History Series. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2019. 380 pp. $84.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-108-42700-5; $26.99 (paper), ISBN 978-1-108-44714-0.

Reviewed by Árpád von Klimo (Catholic University of America) Published on H-Diplo (May, 2020) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Dmitry Adamsky
Reviewer: 
Joseph Torigian

Torigian on Adamsky, 'Russian Nuclear Orthodoxy: Religion, Politics, and Strategy'

Dmitry Adamsky. Russian Nuclear Orthodoxy: Religion, Politics, and Strategy. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2019. 376 pp. $90.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-5036-0805-4.

Reviewed by Joseph Torigian (American University) Published on H-Diplo (April, 2020) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Heather D. Curtis
Reviewer: 
Michael Barnett

Barnett on Curtis, 'Holy Humanitarians: American Evangelicals and Global Aid'

Heather D. Curtis. Holy Humanitarians: American Evangelicals and Global Aid. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2018. 370 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-73736-5.

Reviewed by Michael Barnett (George Washington University) Published on H-Diplo (April, 2020) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

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)

Author: 
Stephen Kinzer
Reviewer: 
Walter E. Grunden

Grunden on Kinzer, 'Poisoner in Chief: Sidney Gottlieb and the CIA Search for Mind Control'

Stephen Kinzer. Poisoner in Chief: Sidney Gottlieb and the CIA Search for Mind Control. New York: Henry Holt and Co., 2019. 368 pp. $30.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-250-14043-2.

Reviewed by Walter E. Grunden (Bowling Green State University) Published on H-Diplo (April, 2020) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Brandon R. Byrd
Reviewer: 
Jeremy D. Popkin

Popkin on Byrd, 'The Black Republic: African Americans and the Fate of Haiti'

Brandon R. Byrd. The Black Republic: African Americans and the Fate of Haiti. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2019. 312 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8122-5170-8.

Reviewed by Jeremy D. Popkin (University of Kentucky) Published on H-Diplo (April, 2020) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
David Stenner
Reviewer: 
Ann Wainscott

Wainscott on Stenner, 'Globalizing Morocco: Transnational Activism and the Postcolonial State'

David Stenner. Globalizing Morocco: Transnational Activism and the Postcolonial State. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2019. xiv + 289 pp. $90.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-5036-0811-5; $30.00 (paper), ISBN 978-1-5036-0899-3.

Reviewed by Ann Wainscott (Miami University) Published on H-Diplo (April, 2020) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Catherine Renshaw
Reviewer: 
Herman Joseph Kraft

Kraft on Renshaw, 'Human Rights and Participatory Politics in Southeast Asia'

Catherine Renshaw. Human Rights and Participatory Politics in Southeast Asia. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2019. 256 pp. $75.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8122-5103-6.

Reviewed by Herman Joseph Kraft (University of the Philippines) Published on H-Diplo (March, 2020) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

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