Reviews

Author: 
Walter L. Hixson
Reviewer: 
Frank Schumacher

Schumacher on Hixson, 'Parting the Curtain: Propaganda, Culture, and the Cold War, 1945-61'

Walter L. Hixson. Parting the Curtain: Propaganda, Culture, and the Cold War, 1945-61. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1997. xvi + 283 pp. $33.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-312-17680-8; $90.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-312-16080-7.

Reviewed by Frank Schumacher (University of Bonn) Published on H-Diplo (April, 1998)

Author: 
Aleksandr Fursenko, Timothy Naftali
Reviewer: 
James N. Giglio

Giglio on Fursenko and Naftali, 'One Hell of a Gamble: Khrushchev, Castro, and Kennedy, 1958-1964'

Aleksandr Fursenko, Timothy Naftali. One Hell of a Gamble: Khrushchev, Castro, and Kennedy, 1958-1964. New York: W.W. Norton & Company, 1997. xi + 420. $27.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-393-04070-8.

Reviewed by James N. Giglio (Southwest Missouri State University) Published on H-Diplo (March, 1998)

Author: 
Philip Nash
Reviewer: 
David A. Welch

Welch on Nash, 'The Other Missiles of October: Eisenhower, Kennedy and the Jupiters, 1957-1963'

Philip Nash. The Other Missiles of October: Eisenhower, Kennedy and the Jupiters, 1957-1963. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1997. xvi + 231 pp. $18.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8078-4647-6; $49.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8078-2339-2.

Reviewed by David A. Welch (University of Toronto) Published on H-Diplo (March, 1998)

Author: 
Robert Buzzanco
Reviewer: 
Robert D. Schulzinger

Schulzinger on Buzzanco, 'Masters of War: Military Dissent and Politics in the Vietnam Era'

Robert Buzzanco. Masters of War: Military Dissent and Politics in the Vietnam Era. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1996. xiv + 386 pp. $34.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-521-48046-8.

Reviewed by Robert D. Schulzinger (University of Colorado, Boulder) Published on H-Diplo (November, 1997)

How to Win While Losing

Author: 
Brian McAllister Linn
Reviewer: 
Roger Dingman

Dingman on Linn, 'Guardians of Empire: The U.S. Army and the Pacific, 1902-1949'

Brian McAllister Linn. Guardians of Empire: The U.S. Army and the Pacific, 1902-1949. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1997. xvi + 343 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8078-2321-7.

Reviewed by Roger Dingman (Department of History, University of Southern California) Published on H-Diplo (November, 1997)

Author: 
Joseph G. Morgan
Reviewer: 
Edwin Moise

Moise on Morgan, 'The Vietnam Lobby: The American Friends of Vietnam, 1955-1975'

Joseph G. Morgan. The Vietnam Lobby: The American Friends of Vietnam, 1955-1975. Chapel Hill and London: University of North Carolina Press, 1997. xviii + 229 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8078-2322-4.

Reviewed by Edwin Moise (Clemson University) Published on H-Diplo (November, 1997)

Author: 
Alessandro Brogi
Reviewer: 
Federico Romero

Romero on Brogi, 'L'Italia e l'egemonia americana nel Mediterraneo'

Alessandro Brogi. L'Italia e l'egemonia americana nel Mediterraneo. Firenze: La Nuova Italia Editrice, 1996. xxiv + 425 pp. IT Lire 40.000 (cloth), ISBN 978-88-221-1752-6.

Reviewed by Federico Romero (Universita' di Bologna) Published on H-Diplo (November, 1997)

Author: 
James A. Bill
Reviewer: 
Thomas W. Zeiler

Zeiler on Bill, 'George Ball: Behind the Scenes in U.S. Foreign Policy'

James A. Bill. George Ball: Behind the Scenes in U.S. Foreign Policy. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1997. xiii + 274 pp. $30.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-300-06969-3.

Reviewed by Thomas W. Zeiler (University of Colorado) Published on H-Diplo (September, 1997)

Author: 
Shu Guang Zhang
Reviewer: 
Xiaoyuan Liu

Liu on Zhang, 'Mao's Military Romanticism: China and the Korean War, 1950-1953'

Shu Guang Zhang. Mao's Military Romanticism: China and the Korean War, 1950-1953. Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 1995. xiii + 338 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7006-0723-5.

Reviewed by Xiaoyuan Liu (Postdam College of SUNY) Published on H-Diplo (June, 1997)

Author: 
Katherine A.S. Siegel
Reviewer: 
David Engerman

Engerman on Siegel, 'Loans and Legitimacy: The Evolution of Soviet-American Relations, 1919-1933'

Katherine A.S. Siegel. Loans and Legitimacy: The Evolution of Soviet-American Relations, 1919-1933. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 1996. x + 211 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8131-1962-5.

Reviewed by David Engerman (Department of History, University of California-Berkeley) Published on H-Diplo (June, 1997)

Economics without Diplomacy: American-Soviet Relations, 1917-1933

Author: 
Anders Stephanson
Reviewer: 
David M. Fitzsimons

Fitzsimons on Stephanson, 'Manifest Destiny: American Expansion and the Empire of Right'

Anders Stephanson. Manifest Destiny: American Expansion and the Empire of Right. New York: Hill & Wang, 1995. xiv + 144 pp. $13.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8090-1584-9.

Reviewed by David M. Fitzsimons (University of Michigan) Published on H-Diplo (March, 1997)

Onward Christian Soldiers

Author: 
Brenda Gayle Plummer
Reviewer: 
Michael B. Friedland

Friedland on Plummer, 'Rising Wind: Black Americans and Foreign Affairs, 1935-1960'

Brenda Gayle Plummer. Rising Wind: Black Americans and Foreign Affairs, 1935-1960. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1996. xvi + 423 pp. $27.50 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8078-4575-2; $59.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8078-2272-2.

Reviewed by Michael B. Friedland (The National Faculty) Published on H-Diplo (February, 1997)

Author: 
Michael H. Hunt
Reviewer: 
T. Christopher Jespersen

Jespersen on Hunt, 'Lyndon Johnson's War: America's Cold War Crusade in Vietnam, 1945-1968'

Michael H. Hunt. Lyndon Johnson's War: America's Cold War Crusade in Vietnam, 1945-1968. New York: Hill & Wang, 1996. ix + 146 pp. $18.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8090-5023-9; $11.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8090-1604-4.

Reviewed by T. Christopher Jespersen (Clark Atlanta University ) Published on H-Diplo (December, 1996)

Author: 
Elizabeth McKillen
Reviewer: 
Frank Ninkovich

Ninkovich on McKillen, 'Chicago Labor and the Quest for a Democratic Diplomacy, 1914-1924'

Elizabeth McKillen. Chicago Labor and the Quest for a Democratic Diplomacy, 1914-1924. Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell University Press, 1995. xiv + 295 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8014-2905-7.

Reviewed by Frank Ninkovich (St. John's University) Published on H-Diplo (October, 1996)

Author: 
Eric A. Nordlinger
Reviewer: 
Harries-Clichy Peterson

Peterson on Nordlinger, 'Isolationism Reconfigured: American Foreign Policy for a New Century'

Eric A. Nordlinger. Isolationism Reconfigured: American Foreign Policy for a New Century. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press, 1995. x + 335 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-691-04327-2.

Reviewed by Harries-Clichy Peterson (University of Hawai'i at Manoa) Published on H-Diplo (September, 1996)

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