Reviews

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)

Author: 
Bruce O. Riedel
Reviewer: 
Kelly McFarland

McFarland on Riedel, 'Kings and Presidents: Saudi Arabia and the United States since FDR'

Bruce O. Riedel. Kings and Presidents: Saudi Arabia and the United States since FDR. Washington, DC: Brookings Institution Press, 2017. xv + 251 pp. $25.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8157-3137-5.

Reviewed by Kelly McFarland (Georgetown University) Published on H-Diplo (March, 2019) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
T. V. Paul, ed.
Reviewer: 
Jabin T. Jacob

Jacob on Paul, 'The China-India Rivalry in the Globalization Era'

T. V. Paul, ed. The China-India Rivalry in the Globalization Era. Georgetown: Georgetown University Press, 2018. 312 pp. $36.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-62616-600-4.

Reviewed by Jabin T. Jacob (Shiv Nadar University) Published on H-Diplo (March, 2019) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Robert McGreevey
Reviewer: 
Benjamin Coates

Coates on McGreevey, 'Borderline Citizens: The United States, Puerto Rico, and the Politics of Colonial Migration'

Robert McGreevey. Borderline Citizens: The United States, Puerto Rico, and the Politics of Colonial Migration. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2018. 264 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-5017-1614-0.

Reviewed by Benjamin Coates (Wake Forest University) Published on H-Diplo (March, 2019) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Richard Goette
Reviewer: 
Andrea Charron

Charron on Goette, 'Sovereignty and Command in Canada-US Continental Air Defence, 1940-57'

Richard Goette. Sovereignty and Command in Canada-US Continental Air Defence, 1940-57. Studies in Canadian Military History Series. Vancouver: UBC Press, 2018. Illustrations. xvii + 290 pp. $89.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7748-3687-6.

Reviewed by Andrea Charron (University of Manitoba) Published on H-Diplo (March, 2019) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Lawrence Rubin, Adam N. Stulberg, eds.
Reviewer: 
Srinivasan Sitaraman

Sitaraman on Rubin and Stulberg, 'The End of Strategic Stability? Nuclear Weapons and the Challenge of Regional Rivalries'

Lawrence Rubin, Adam N. Stulberg, eds. The End of Strategic Stability? Nuclear Weapons and the Challenge of Regional Rivalries. Washington, DC: Georgetown University Press, 2018. 328 pp. $36.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-62616-603-5; $110.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-62616-602-8.

Author: 
James Barr
Reviewer: 
John V. Bowlus

Bowlus on Barr, 'Lords of the Desert: The Battle between the United States and Great Britain for Supremacy in the Modern Middle East'

James Barr. Lords of the Desert: The Battle between the United States and Great Britain for Supremacy in the Modern Middle East. New Yotk: Basic Books, 2018. vi + 454 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-465-05063-5.

Reviewed by John V. Bowlus (Kadir Has University) Published on H-Diplo (March, 2019) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

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