Reviews

Author: 
Samuel Totten, ed.
Reviewer: 
Eric A. Heinze

Heinze on Totten, 'Dirty Hands and Vicious Deeds: The US Government's Complicity in Crimes against Humanity and Genocide'

Samuel Totten, ed. Dirty Hands and Vicious Deeds: The US Government's Complicity in Crimes against Humanity and Genocide. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2018. 494 pp. $99.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4426-3526-5; $44.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4426-3525-8.

Author: 
Jennifer Terry
Reviewer: 
James Sandy

Sandy on Terry, 'Attachments to War: Biomedical Logics and Violence in Twenty-First-Century America'

Jennifer Terry. Attachments to War: Biomedical Logics and Violence in Twenty-First-Century America. Durham: Duke University Press, 2017. xiii + 248 pp. $94.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8223-6968-4; $25.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8223-6980-6.

Reviewed by James Sandy (University of Texas Arlington) Published on H-Diplo (September, 2018) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Jean-Loup Samaan
Reviewer: 
Ziv Rubinovitz

Rubinovitz on Samaan, 'Israel's Foreign Policy beyond the Arab World: Engaging the Periphery'

Jean-Loup Samaan. Israel's Foreign Policy beyond the Arab World: Engaging the Periphery. Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern Politics Series. London: Routledge, 2017. 172 pp. $140.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-138-09987-6.

Reviewed by Ziv Rubinovitz (Sonoma State University) Published on H-Diplo (September, 2018) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Michael D. Cohen
Reviewer: 
Nicholas L. Miller

Miller on Cohen, 'When Proliferation Causes Peace: The Psychology of Nuclear Crises'

Michael D. Cohen. When Proliferation Causes Peace: The Psychology of Nuclear Crises. Washington, DC: Georgetown University Press, 2017. xi + 289 pp. $104.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-62616-494-9; $34.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-62616-495-6.

Reviewed by Nicholas L. Miller (Dartmouth College) Published on H-Diplo (September, 2018) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Keisha N. Blain
Reviewer: 
Nicholas Grant

Grant on Blain, 'Set the World on Fire: Black Nationalist Women and the Global Struggle for Freedom'

Keisha N. Blain. Set the World on Fire: Black Nationalist Women and the Global Struggle for Freedom. Politics and Culture in Modern America Series. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2018. 264 pp. $34.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8122-4988-0.

Author: 
Chris Miller
Reviewer: 
Sarah W. Sokhey

Sokhey on Miller, 'Putinomics: Power and Money in Resurgent Russia'

Chris Miller. Putinomics: Power and Money in Resurgent Russia. Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina Press, 2018. xv + 217 pp. $28.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4696-4066-2.

Reviewed by Sarah W. Sokhey (University of Colorado, Boulder) Published on H-Diplo (September, 2018) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Alister Miskimmon, Ben O'Loughlin, Laura Roselle, eds.
Reviewer: 
Steven L. Lamy

Lamy on Miskimmon and O'Loughlin and Roselle, 'Forging the World: Strategic Narratives and International Relations'

Alister Miskimmon, Ben O'Loughlin, Laura Roselle, eds. Forging the World: Strategic Narratives and International Relations. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2017. 352 pp. $39.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-472-03704-9; $85.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-472-13021-4.

Reviewed by Steven L. Lamy (University of Southern California) Published on H-Diplo (September, 2018) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Andrew J. (ed.) Bacevich
Reviewer: 
Douglas Rivero

Rivero on Bacevich, 'Ideas and American Foreign Policy: A Reader'

Andrew J. (ed.) Bacevich. Ideas and American Foreign Policy: A Reader. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2018. pages cm. $34.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-19-064540-3.

Reviewed by Douglas Rivero (St. Petersburg College) Published on H-Diplo (August, 2018) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Kevin Grimm
Reviewer: 
Autumn Lass

Lass on Grimm, 'America Enters the Cold War: The Road to Global Commitment, 1945–1950'

Kevin Grimm. America Enters the Cold War: The Road to Global Commitment, 1945–1950. Abingdon, UK: Routledge, 2017. xi + 233 pp. $150.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-138-20836-0; $39.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-138-20837-7.

Reviewed by Autumn Lass (Wayland Baptist University) Published on H-Diplo (August, 2018) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Victor Bulmer-Thomas
Reviewer: 
James Lockhart

Lockhart on Bulmer-Thomas, 'Empire in Retreat: The Past, Present, and Future of the United States'

Victor Bulmer-Thomas. Empire in Retreat: The Past, Present, and Future of the United States. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2018. 480 pp. $32.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-300-21000-2.

Reviewed by James Lockhart (American University in Dubai) Published on H-Diplo (August, 2018) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Benn Steil
Reviewer: 
Paul J. Heer

Heer on Steil, 'The Marshall Plan: Dawn of the Cold War'

Benn Steil. The Marshall Plan: Dawn of the Cold War. New York: Simon & Schuster, 2018. Illustrations. xii + 608 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-5011-0237-0.

Reviewed by Paul J. Heer (George Washington University) Published on H-Diplo (August, 2018) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Michael E. Neagle
Reviewer: 
Samuel Finesurrey

Finesurrey on Neagle, 'America's Forgotten Colony: Cuba's Isle of Pines'

Michael E. Neagle. America's Forgotten Colony: Cuba's Isle of Pines. Cambridge Studies in US Foreign Relations Series. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2016. 318 pp. $99.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-107-13685-4; $29.99 (paper), ISBN 978-1-316-50201-3.

Author: 
Sara Hellmüller
Reviewer: 
SungYong Lee

Lee on Hellmüller, 'The Interaction between Local and International Peacebuilding Actors: Partners for Peace'

Sara Hellmüller. The Interaction between Local and International Peacebuilding Actors: Partners for Peace. Rethinking Political Violence Series. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillian, 2018. 233 pp. $129.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-3-319-65300-6.

Reviewed by SungYong Lee (University at Otago) Published on H-Diplo (August, 2018) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Michael F. Hopkins
Reviewer: 
Kevin Y. Kim

Kim on Hopkins, 'Dean Acheson and the Obligations of Power'

Michael F. Hopkins. Dean Acheson and the Obligations of Power. Biographies in American Foreign Policy Series. Lanham: Rowman & Littlefield, 2017. 360 pp. $50.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7425-4491-8.

Reviewed by Kevin Y. Kim (University of Washington) Published on H-Diplo (August, 2018) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Jürgen Rüland
Reviewer: 
Moch Faisal Karim

Karim on Rüland, 'The Indonesian Way: ASEAN, Europeanization, and Foreign Policy Debates in a New Democracy'

Jürgen Rüland. The Indonesian Way: ASEAN, Europeanization, and Foreign Policy Debates in a New Democracy. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2017. 312 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-5036-0285-4.

Reviewed by Moch Faisal Karim (University of Warwick) Published on H-Diplo (August, 2018) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

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