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H-Diplo Article Reviews are scholarly assessments of journal articles relevant to the fields of foreign relations/diplomatic/international history and international studies. Journals reviewed include Diplomatic History, the Journal of Cold War Studies (JCWS), and Cold War History.

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2014 PUBLICATIONS

H-Diplo Article Review on Alex Spelling. "Recrimination and Reconciliation: Anglo-American Relations and the Yom Kippur War". Cold War History 13:4 (November 2013)
11 April 2014

H-Diplo Article Review on Spencer Mawby. "Mr. Smith goes to Vienna: Britain's Cold War in the Caribbean 1951-1954." Cold War History 13:4 (December 2013)
2 April 2014

H-Diplo Article Review on James L. Gormly. “The Counter Iron Curtain: Crafting an American-Soviet Bloc Civil Aviation Policy 1943-1960.” Diplomatic History 37:1 (April 2013)
14 March 2014

H-Diplo Article Review on Jeremy Pressman. "Explaining the Carter Administration's Israeli-Palestinian Solution." Diplomatic History 37:5 (November 2013)
5 March 2014

H-Diplo Article Review on Tim B. Mueller. "The Rockefeller Foundation, the Social Sciences, and the Humanities in the Cold War." Journal of Cold War Studies 15:3 (Summer 2013)
26 February 2014

H-Diplo Article Review on Alessandra Bitumi. "Building Bridges Across the Atlantic: The European Union Visitors Program. A Case Study for Public Diplomacy and the Transatlantic Relationship in the 1970s." International History Review 35:3 (2013)
19 February 2014

H-Diplo Article Review on N. Piers Ludlow. "The Real Years of Europe? U.S.-West European Relations during the Ford Administration." Journal of Cold War Studies 15:3 (Summer 2013)
12 February 2014

H-Diplo Article Review on Ryan Gingeras. "Istanbul Confidential: Heroin, Espionage, and Politics in Cold War Turkey, 1945-1960." Diplomatic History 37:4 (September 2013)
5 February 2014

H-Diplo Article Review on Stephen McGlinchey. "Richard Nixon's Road to Tehran: The Making of the U.S.-Iran Arms Agreement of May 1972." Diplomatic History 37:4 (September 2013)
29 January 2014

H-Diplo Article Review on Yukinori Komine. "Okinawa Confidential, 1969: Exploring the Linkage between the Nuclear Issue and the Base Issue." Diplomatic History 37:4 (September 2013)
22 January 2014

H-Diplo Article Review Forum on "Special Issue on Soviet-Japanese Relations during the Cold War." Journal of Cold War Studies 15:2 (Spring 2013): 4-130
17 January 2014

H-Diplo Article Review on J. F. V. Keiger. "The Fischer Controversy, the War Origins Debate and France: A Non-History." Journal of Contemporary History 48:2 (2013): 363-375
8 January 2014

Author’s Response to H-Diplo Article Review by Chris Saunders on Jamie Miller. “Yes, Minister. Reassessing South Africa’s Intervention in the Angolan Civil War, 1975–1976.” Journal of Cold War Studies 15:3 (Summer 2013)
7 January 2014

H-Diplo Article Review on Paul Maddrell. "The Economic Dimension of Cold War Intelligence-Gathering: The West's Spies in the GDR's Economy." Journal of Cold War Studies 15:3 (Summer 2013)
3 January 2014

2013 PUBLICATIONS

H-Diplo Article Review on Jamie Miller. "Yes, Minister. Reassessing South Africa's Intervention in the Angolan Civil War, 1975-1976." Journal of Cold War Studies 15:3 (Summer 2013)
20 December 2013

H-Diplo Article Review on Christopher Moran. "Ian Fleming and the Public Profile of the CIA." Journal of Cold War Studies 15:1 (Winter 2013)
18 December 2013

H-Diplo Article Review on Elena Dragomir. "Romania's participation in the Agricultural Conference in Moscow, 2-3 February 1960." Cold War History 13:3 (August 2013)
13 December 2013

H-Diplo Article Review on Daniel Larsen. "Abandoning Democracy: Woodrow Wilson and Promoting German Democracy, 1918-1919." Diplomatic History 37:3 (June 2013)
11 December 2013

H-Diplo Article Review on Martin Öhman. "A Convergence of Crises: The Expansion of Slavery, Geopolitical Realignment, and Economic Depression in the Post-Napoleonic World." Diplomatic History 37:3 (June 2013)
6 December 2013

H-Diplo Article Review on William de Jong-Lambert. "Hermann J. Muller, Theodosius Dobzhansky, Leslie Clarence Dunn, and the Reaction to Lysenkoism in the United States." Journal of Cold War Studies 15:1 (Winter 2013)
4 December 2013

H-Diplo Forum on Sean L. Malloy. "Uptight in Babylon: Eldridge Cleaver's Cold War." Diplomatic History 37:3 (June 2013)
27 November 2013

H-Diplo Article Review on Masuda Hajimu. "Fear of World War III: Social Politics of Japan's Rearmament and Peace Movements, 1950-3." Journal of Contemporary History 47:3 (2012)
20 November 2013

H-Diplo Article Review on Patrick Sharma. "The United States, the World Bank, and the Challenges of International Development in the 1970s." Diplomatic History 37:3 (June 2013)
15 November 2013

H-Diplo Article Review on Eliza Gheorghe. "Atomic Maverick: Romania's negotiations for nuclear technology, 1964-1970." Cold War History 13:3 (August 2013)
13 November 2013

H-Diplo Article Review Forum on "Radio Wars; Broadcasting during the Cold War," Special Issue, Cold War History 13:2 (May 2013)
6 November 2013

H-Diplo Article Review on Sally Marks. "Mistakes and Myths: The Allies, Germany, and the Versailles Treaty, 1918-1921." The Journal of Modern History 85 (September 2013)
31 October 2013

H-Diplo Article Review on "Special Forum on Gender and Sexuality in American Foreign Relations." Diplomatic History 36:4 (September 2012)
29 October 2013

H-Diplo Article Review on Vladislav Zubok. "Lost in a Triangle U.S.-Soviet Back-Channel Documents on the Japan Factor in Tripartite Diplomacy, 1969-1972." Journal of Cold War Studies 15:2 (Spring 2013)
25 October 2013

H-Diplo Article Review on Sarah B. Snyder. "'A Call for U.S. Leadership': Congressional Activism on Human Rights." Diplomatic History 37:2 (April 2013)
23 October 2013

H-Diplo Article Review on Kenton Clymer. "The Ground Observer Corps: Public Relations and the Cold War in the 1950s." Journal of Cold War Studies 15:1 (Winter 2013)
8 October 2013

H-Diplo Article Review on Lucian Leustean. "Roman Catholicism, Diplomacy, and the European Communities, 1958-1964." Journal of Cold War Studies 15:1 (Winter 2013)
2 October 2013

H-Diplo Article Review on Sam Lebovic. "From War Junk to Educational Exchange: The WWII Origins of the Fulbright Program and the Foundations of American Cultural Globalism." Diplomatic History 37:2 (April 2013)
25 September 2013

H-Diplo Article Review on Robert C. McGreevey. "Empire and Migration: Coastwise Shipping, National Status, and the Colonial Legal Origins of Puerto Rican Migration to the United States." The Journal of the Gilded Era and the Progressive Age 11:4 (October 2012)
18 September 2013

H-Diplo Article Review on Hugh Richard Slotten. "The International Telecommunications Union, Space Radio Communications, and U. S. Cold War Diplomacy, 1957-1963." Diplomatic History 37:2 (April 2013)
4 September 2013

H-Diplo Article Review on Daniel James Lahey. “The Thatcher Government’s Response to the Soviet Invasion of Afghanistan, 1979-1980.”Cold War History 13:1 (February 2013)
2 August 2013

H-Diplo Article Review on Ken Young. "Revisiting NSC 68". Journal of Cold War Studies 15:1 (Winter 2013)
1 August 2013

H-Diplo Article Review on Michael Neagle. "The Magnificent Land of Sunshine, Health, and Wealth": How U.S. Entrepreneurs Sold Cuba's Isle of Pines. Journal of the Gilded Age and Progressive Era 11:44 (October 2013)
30 July 2013

H-Diplo Article Review on Barbara Stelzl-Marx. "Death to Spies! Austrian Informants for Western Intelligence Services and Soviet Capital Punishment during the Occupation of Austria." Journal of Cold War Studies 14:4 (Fall 2012)
25 July 2013

H-Diplo Article Review on Amy J. Rutenberg. "Drafting for domesticity: American deferment policy during the Cold War, 1948-1965." Cold War History 13:1 (May 2013)
23 July 2013

H-Diplo Article Review on Arnold Ringstad. “The Evolution of American Civil Defense Film Rhetoric.” Journal of Cold War Studies 14:4 (Fall 2012)
19 July 2013

H-Diplo Article Review on Avi Raz. "The Generous Peace Offer that was Never Offered: The Israeli Cabinet Resolution of June 19, 1967." Diplomatic History 37:1 (January 2013)
11 July 2013

H-Diplo Article Review on Balázs Szalontai. "In the Shadow of Vietnam: A New Look at North Korea's Militant Strategy, 1962-1970." Journal of Cold War Studies 14:4 (Fall 2012)
9 July 2013

H-Diplo Article Review on Edwin Martini. "Hearts, Minds, and Herbicides: The Politics of the Chemical War in Vietnam." Diplomatic History 37:1 (January 2013)
5 July 2013

H-Diplo Article Review on Lykourgos Kourkouvelas. "Denuclearization on NATO's Southern Front. Allied Reactions to Soviet Proposals, 1957-1963." Journal of Cold War Studies 14:1 (Fall 2012)
3 July 2013

H-Diplo Article Review No. 410 on Simo Mikkonen. "Exploiting the Exiles: Soviet Émigrés in U.S. Cold War Strategy." Journal of Cold War Studies 14:2 (Spring 2012): 98-127
1 July 2013

Response to H-Diplo Article Review No. 409 on Paul Thomas Chamberlin. "Schönau and the Eagles of the Palestinian Revolution: Refugees, Guerillas, and Human Rights." Cold War History 12:4 (November 2012)
28 June 2013

H-Diplo Article Review No. 409 on Paul Thomas Chamberlin. "Schönau and the Eagles of the Palestinian Revolution: Refugees, Guerillas, and Human Rights." Cold War History 12:4 (November 2012)
26 June 2013

H-Diplo Article Review No. 408 on Kristina Spohr. "Precluded or Precedent-Setting? The 'NATO Enlargement Question' in the Triangular Bonn-Washington-Moscow Diplomacy of 1990-1991." Journal of Cold War Studies 14:4 (Fall 2012)
21 June 2013

H-Diplo Article Review No. 407 on Christopher Darnton. "Asymmetry and Agenda-Setting in U.S.-Latin American Relations: Rethinking the Origins of the Alliance for Progress." Journal of Cold War Studies 14:4 (Fall 2012)
20 June 2013

H-Diplo Article Review No. 406 on Tanya Harmer. "Brazil's Cold War in the Southern Cone, 1970-1975". Cold War History 12:4 (November 2012)
18 June 2013

H-Diplo Article Review No. 405 on Melvyn Leffler. "The Foreign Policies of the George W. Bush Administration: Memoirs, History and Legacy." Diplomatic History 37:2 (April 2013)
14 June 2013

H-Diplo Article Review No. 404 on Alessandro Iandolo. "The rise and fall of the 'Soviet Model of Development' in West Africa, 1957-64." Cold War History 12:4 (November 2012)
13 June 2013

H-Diplo Article Review No. 403 on Umberto Tulli. "'Whose rights are human rights?' The Ambiguous Emergence of Human Rights and the Demise of Kissingerism." Cold War History 12:4 (November 2012)
11 June 2013

H-Diplo Article Review No. 402 on Dustin Walcher. "Petroleum Pitfalls: The United States, Argentine Nationalism, and the 1963 Oil Crisis." Diplomatic History 37:1 (January 2013)
7 June 2013

H-Diplo Article Review No. 401 on Anna Geltzer. "In a Distorted Mirror: The Cold War and U.S.-Soviet Biomedical Cooperation and (Mis)understanding, 1956-1977." Journal of Cold War Studies 14:3 (Summer 2012)
6 June 2013

H-Diplo Article Review No. 400 on Paul Corthorn. "The Cold War and British Debates over the Boycott of the 1980 Moscow Olympics." Cold War History 13:1 (2013)
31 May 2013

H-Diplo Article Review No. 399 on Masuda Hajimu. "The Korean War through the Prism of Chinese Society: Public Reactions and the Shaping of 'Reality' in the Communist State, October-December 1950." Journal of Cold War Studies 14:3 (Summer 2012)
30 May 2013

H-Diplo Article Review No. 398 on Andrew Preston. "Peripheral Visions: American Mainline Protestants and the Global Cold War." Cold War History 13:1 (2013)
24 May 2013

H-Diplo Article Review No. 397 on Ruud van Dijk. "'A Mass Psychosis': The Netherlands and NATO's Dual Track Decision, 1978-1979." Cold War History 12:3 (August 2012)
23 May 2013

H-Diplo Article Review No. 396 on Pierre Asselin. "We Don't Want a Munich": Hanoi's Diplomatic Strategy, 1965-1968." Diplomatic History 36: 3 (June 2012)
21 May 2013

H-Diplo Article Review No. 395 on Tanya Harmer. "Fractious Allies: Chile, the United States and the Cold War, 1973-76." Diplomatic History 37:1 (January 2013)
14 May 2013

H-Diplo Article Review No. 394 on Special Issue: "Intelligence in the Cold War: What Difference Did It Make." Intelligence and National Security 26:6 (December 2011)
8 May 2013

H-Diplo Article Review No. 393 on Eric J. Morgan. "Black and White at Center Court: Arthur Ashe and the Confrontation of Apartheid in South Africa." Diplomatic History 36:5 (November 2012)
1 May 2013

H-Diplo Article Review No. 392 on Mark Kramer. "The Demise of the Soviet Bloc." The Journal of Modern History 83:4 (December 2011)
24 April 2013

H-Diplo Article Review No. 391 on Simon Stevens. "'From the Viewpoint of a Southern Governor': The Carter Administration and Apartheid, 1977-81." Diplomatic History 36:5 (November 2012)
21 March 2013

H-Diplo Article Review on Mircea Munteanu. "Over the Hills and Far Away: Romania's Attempts to Mediate the Start of U.S.-North Vietnamese Negotiations, 1967-1868." Journal of Cold War Studies 14:3 (Summer 2012)
14 March 2013

H-Diplo Article Review on Donggil Kim. "Prelude to War? The Repatriation of Koreans from the Chinese PLA, 1949-50." Cold War History 12:2 (May 2012)
1 March 2013

H-Diplo Article Review on J. Simon Rofe. "Pre-war Post-war Planning: The Phoney War, the Roosevelt Administration, and the Case of the Advisory Committee on Problems of Foreign Relations." Diplomacy and Statecraft 23:2 (June 2012)
27 February 2013

H-Diplo Article Review on Kosal Path. "The economic factor in the Sino-Vietnamese split, 1972-75: An analysis of Vietnamese archival sources." Cold War History 11:4 (November 2011)
22 February 2013

H-Diplo Article Review on Antonio Varsori. "Italy and the end of communism in Albania, 1989-1991." Cold War History 12:4 (November 2012)
20 February 2013

H-Diplo Article Review on Thomas W. Zeiler. "Requiem for the Common Man: Class, the Nixon Economic Shock, and the Perils of Globalization." Diplomatic History 37:1 (January 2013)
13 February 2013

H-Diplo Article Review on Jonathan Colman. "Lost Crusader? Chester L. Cooper and the Vietnam War, 1963-68." Cold War History 12:3 (August 2012)
8 February 2013

H-Diplo Article Review on Lana Wylie, ed. "The Politics of Canada-Cuba Relations: Emerging Possibilities and Diverse Challenges." Canadian Foreign Policy Journal 16:1 (2010)
31 January 2013

H-Diplo Article Review of Forum on Connie Field's Documentary Film, Have You Heard from Johannesburg: Seven Stories of the Global Anti-Apartheid Movement. Diplomatic History 36:5 (November 2012): 785-814.
17 January 2013

H-Diplo Article Review of James Stocker. "Diplomacy as Counter-Revolution? The 'Moderate States', the Fedayeen and State Department Initiatives towards the Arab-Israeli Conflict (1969 - 1970)." Cold War History 12:3 (August 2012)
10 January 2013

H-Diplo Article Review on Special Forum on Gender and Sexuality in American Foreign Relations." Diplomatic History 36:4 (September 2012)
4 January 2013

H-Diplo Article Review of Charles Kraus. "A Border Region 'Exuded With Militant Friendship': Provincial Narratives of China's Participation in the First Indochina War, 1949-1954." Cold War History 12:3 (August 2012)
3 January 2013

2012 PUBLICATIONS

H-Diplo Article Review of Chad H. Parker. "Controlling man-made malaria: Corporate modernization and the Arabian American Oil Company's malaria control program in Saudi Arabia, 1947-1956." Cold War History 12:3 (2011)
21 December 2012

H-Diplo Article Review of Tony Shaw. "Nightmare on Nevsky Prospekt: The Blue Bird as a Curious Instance of U.S.-Soviet Film Collaboration during the Cold War." Journal of Cold War Studies 14:1 (Winter 2012)
19 December 2012

H-Diplo Article Review of Harish C. Mehta. "Soviet Biscuit Factories and Chinese Financial Grants: North Vietnam's Economic Diplomacy in 1967 and 1968." Diplomatic History 36:2 (April 2012)
30 November 2012

H-Diplo Article Review of Aryo Makko. "Sweden, Europe and the Cold War. A Reappraisal." Journal of Cold War Studies 14:2 (Spring 2012)
20 November 2012

H-Diplo Article Review of Alessandro Brogi. "Ambassador Clare Boothe Luce and the Evolution of Psychological Warfare in Italy." Cold War History 12:2 (May 2012)
15 November 2012

H-Diplo Article Review of Katherine Unterman. "Boodle over the Border: Embezzlement and the Crisis of International Mobility, 1880-1890." Journal of the Gilded Age and Progressive Era 11.2 (April 2012)
29 October 2012

H-Diplo Article Review of Charles Dorn and Kristen Ghodsee. "The Cold War Politicization of Literacy: Communism, UNESCO, and the World Bank," Diplomatic History 36:2 (April 2012)
26 October 2012

Response to H-Diplo Article Review No. 368b by Judith Yaphne on Hal Brands and David Palkki. "'Conspiring Bastards': Saddam Hussein's Strategic View of the United States." Diplomatic History 36:3 (June 2012)
24 October 2012

H-Diplo Article Review No. 371 on Sean L. Malloy. "'A Very Pleasant Way to Die': Radiation Effects and the Decision to Use the Atomic Bomb Against Japan." Diplomatic History 36:3 (June 2012)
17 October 2012

H-Diplo Article Review No. 370 on Special Forum: Domestic Regionalism and U.S. Foreign Relations
12 October 2012

H-Diplo Article Review on Hal Brands and David Palkki. "'Conspiring Bastards': Saddam Hussein's Strategic View of the United States." Diplomatic History 36:3 (June 2012)
10 October 2012

H-Diplo Article Review No. 369 on Jamie Miller. "Things Fall Apart: South Africa and the Collapse of the Portuguese Empire, 1973-74." Cold War History 12:2 (May 2012)
8 October 2012

H-Diplo Article Review No. 368 on Hal Brands and David Palkki. "'Conspiring Bastards': Saddam Hussein's Strategic View of the United States." Diplomatic History 36:3 (June 2012)
3 October 2012

H-Diplo Article Review No. 367 on Ellen Mickiewicz. "Efficacy and Evidence: Evaluating U.S. Goals at the American National Exhibition in Moscow, 1959." Journal of Cold War Studies 13:4 (Fall 2011): 138-171
26 September 2012

H-Diplo Article Review on "Forum: De Gaulle, French Foreign Policy, and the Cold War" in the Journal of Cold War Studies 14:1 (Winter 2012): 48-98, which included commentaries by Irwin Wall, Andrew Moravcsik, Edward A.Kolodziej, and Marc Trachtenberg on a collection of essays edited by Christian Nuenlist, Anna Locher, and Garret Martin, Globalizing de Gaulle. International Perspectives on French Foreign Policies, 1958-1969. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, 2010.
12 September 2012

H-Diplo Article Review on Hal Brands. "Saddam Hussein, the United States, and the Invasion of Iran: Was There a Green Light?" Cold War History 12:2 (May 2012)
5 September 2012


Review of Antony Best. "'We are Virtually at War with Russia': Britain and the Cold War in East Asia, 1923-40." Cold War History 12: 2 (May 2012)
Chi-kwan Mark
20 July 2012

Review of Anand Toprani. "The French Connection: A New Perspective on the End of the Red Line Agreement, 1945-1948." Diplomatic History 36:2 (April 2012): 261-299.
Irwin Wall
18 July 2012

Review of Holger Nehring and Benjamin Ziemann. "Do all paths lead to Moscow? The NATO Dual-track Decision and the Peace Movement - A Critique." Cold War History 12:1 (February 2012)
Andrew Oppenheimer
13 July 2012

Review of "Forum: Reassessing How the Sino-Soviet Split Unfolded. Perspectives on Sergey Radchenko's Two Suns in the Heaven." Journal of Cold War Studies 14:1 (Winter 2012): 96-110.
Steven I. Levine
5 July 2012

Review of Talbot Imlay, "Democracy and War: Political Regime, Industrial Relations, and Economic Preparations for War in France and Britain up to 1940," Journal of Modern History 79 (March 2007): 1-47; and
Talbot Imlay, "Preparing for Total War: The Conseil Supérieur de la Défense Nationale and France's Industrial and Economic Preparations for War after 1918," War in History 15: 1 (2008): 43-71.

Kenneth Mouré
29 June 2012

Review of Rudiger Graf. "Making Use of the "Oil Weapon" Western Industrial nations and Arab Petropolitics in 1973-74."
Alan P. Dobson
Diplomatic History 36:1 (January 2012): 185-208. DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-7709.2011.01014.x
20 June 2012

Review of Christopher Hull. "Parallel Spheres: Anglo-American Cooperation Over Cuba, 1959-61."
Stephen G. Rabe
Cold War History 12:1 (February 2012): 51-68. DOI: 10.1080/14682745.2010.506510
6 June 2012

Review of Asa McKercher. "'The Most Serious Problem'? Canada-U.S. Relations and Cuba, 1962."
Adam Chapnick
Cold War History 12:1 (February 2012): 69-88. DOI: 10.1080/14682745.2011.562202
18 May 2012

Review of Alexander Poster. "The Gentle War: Famine Relief, Politics, and Privatization in Ethiopia, 1983-1986." Diplomatic History 36:2 (April 2012)
9 May 2012

Review of Aurélie Gfeller. "A European Voice in the Arab World: France, the Superpowers and the Middle East, 1970-74." Cold War History 11:4 (November 2011)
4 May 2012

Review of "Special Forum: Musical Diplomacy: Strategies, Agendas, Relationships." Diplomatic History 36:1 (January 2012)
9 April 2012

Review of Barbara Keys. "Bernath Lecture: Henry Kissinger: The Emotional Statesman."
Alessandro Brogi
Diplomatic History
35:4 (September 2011): 587-609. DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-7709.2011.00968.x
4 April 2012

Review of Kristina Spohr Readman. "Conflict and Cooperation in Intra-Alliance Nuclear Politics: Western Europe, the United States, and the Genesis of NATO's Dual-Track Decision, 1977-1979."
Judith Michel
Journal of Cold War Studies 13:2 (Spring 2011): 39-89. DOI: 10.1162/JCWS_a_00137
26 March 2012

Review of Jovan Cavoski. "Overstepping the Balkan boundaries: The lesser known history of Yugoslavia's early relations with Asian countries (new evidence from Yugoslav/Serbian archives)."
Niu Jun
Cold War History 11:4 (November 2011): 557-577. DOI: 10.1080/14682741003704223
19 March 2012

Review of Mario Del Pero. "'Which Chile, Allende?' Henry Kissinger and the Portuguese revolution."
Luís Nuno Rodrigues
Cold War History 11:4 (November 2011): 625-657. DOI: 10.1080/14682745.2010.494301
16 March 2012

Review of Roham Alvandi. "Nixon, Kissinger, and the Shah: The Origins of Iranian Primacy in the Persian Gulf."
R.K. Ramazani
Diplomatic History 36:2 (April 2012): 337-372. DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-7709.2011.01025.x
12 March 2012

Review of Stephen Macekura. "The Limits of the Global Community: The Nixon Administration and Global Environmental Politics."
Kurk Dorsey
Cold War History 11:4 (November 2011): 489-518. DOI: 10.1080/14682745.2010.498821
9 March 2012

Review of Noel D. Cary. "Olympics in Divided Berlin? Popular Culture and Political Imagination at the Cold War Frontier."
Diethelm Prowe
Cold War History 11:3 (August 2011): 291-316. DOI: 10.1080/14682741003686131
5 March 2012

Review of Emmet Kennedy. "Ambassador Carlton J.H. Hayes' Wartime Diplomacy: Making Spain a Haven from Hitler".
Joan-Maria Thomàs
Diplomatic History 36: 2 (April 2012): 237-260. DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-7709.2011.01022.x
2 March 2012
Author's Response by Emmet Kennedy published 16 March 2012

Review of Pierre Asselin. "Revisionism Triumphant: Hanoi's Diplomatic Strategy in the Nixon Era."
Ang Cheng Guan
Journal of Cold War History 13:4 (Fall 2011): 101-131. DOI: 10.1162/JCWS_a_00170
27 February 2012
Author's Response by Pierre Asselin published 29 February 2012 {now with a response by Ang Cheng Guan of 5 March 2012}

Review of Weston Ullrich. "Preventing 'peace': The British Government and the Second World Peace Congress."
Holger Nehring
Cold War History 11:3 (August 2011): 341-362. DOI: 10.1080/14682741003686123
24 February 2012

Review of Andrea Bevenuti and David Martin Jones. "Myth and Misrepresentation in Australian Foreign Policy: Menzies and Engagement with Asia."
Journal of Cold War Studies 13: 4 (Fall 2011): 57-78. DOI: 10.1162/JCWS_a_00168
13 February 2012

Review of Milan Babík. "George D. Herron and the Eschatological Foundations of Woodrow Wilson's Foreign Policy, 1917-1919."
Mark Benbow
Diplomatic History
35:5 (November 2011): 837-857. DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-7709.2011.00987.x
6 February 2012

Review of Vanni Pettinà. "The Shadows of Cold War over Latin America: The U.S. Reaction to Fidel Castro's Nationalism, 1956-59."
Alan McPherson
Cold War History 11: 3 (August 2011): 317-339. DOI: 10.1080/14682741003686115
30 January 2012
Author's Response by Vanni Pettinà published 15 February 2012

Review of Marc DeVore. "The United Kingdom's last hot war of the Cold War: Oman, 1963-75."
Andrew Orr
Journal of Cold War History
11:3 (August 2011): 441-471. DOI: 10.1080/14682745.2010.498823
18 January 2012

Review of Christopher R.W. Dietrich. "'Arab Oil Belongs to the Arabs': Raw Material Sovereignty, Cold War Boundaries, and the Nationalisation of the Iraq Petroleum Company, 1967-1973."
Patrick Sharma
Diplomacy & Statecraft
22:4 (2011): 450-479. DOI: 10.1080/09592296.2011.599648
9 January 2012

2011 PUBLICATIONS

Review of Peter Jackson. "French Security and a British 'Continental Commitment' after the First World War: a Reassessment."
John F.V. Keiger
English Historical Review, Vol. CXXVI, no 519: 345-385. DOI: 10.1093/ehr/cer074
16 December 2011

Review of Alexander W.G. Herd. "A 'Common Appreciation;' Eisenhower, Canada, and Continental Air Defense, 1953-1954."
Christopher J. Bright
Journal of Cold War Studies 13:1 (Summer 2011): 4-26. DOI: 10.1162/JCWS_a_00140
9 December 2011

Review of Stephen Wertheim. "The League that Wasn't: American Designs for a Legalist-Sanctionist League of Nations and the Intellectual Origins of International Organization, 1914-1920."
Lloyd E. Ambrosius
Diplomatic History 35:5 (November 2011): 97-836. DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-7709.2011.00986.x
2 December 2011

Review of Idesbald Goddeeris. "Lobbying Allies? The NSZZ Solidarnosc Coordinating Office Abroad, 1982-1989."
Robert Brier
Journal of Cold War Studies 13:3 (Summer 2011): 83-125. DOI: 10.1162/JCWS_a_00143
28 November 2011

Review of Philip E. Dow. "Romance in a Marriage of Convenience: The Missionary Factor in Early Cold War U.S.-Ethiopian Relations, 1941-1960."
William Inboden
Diplomatic History 35:5 (November 2011): 859-895. DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-7709.2011.00988.x
25 November 2011

Review of Vasil Paraskevov. "Conflict and Necessity: British-Bulgarian Relations, 1944-56."
Marietta Stankova
Cold War History 11:2 (April 2011): 241-268. DOI: 10.1080/14682745.2010.504206
18 November 2011

Review of Andrea Oñate. "The Red Affairs: FMLN- Cuban relations during the Salvadoran Civil War, 1981-1992."
William M. LeoGrande
Cold War History 11:2 (May 2011): 133-154. DOI: 10.1080/14682745.2010.545566
11 November 2011

Review of Zhihua Shen and Yafeng Xia. "The Whirlwind of China: Zhou Enlai's Shuttle Diplomacy in 1957 and Its Effects."
Mark Kramer
Cold War History Vol. 10:4 (Fall 2010): 513-535. DOI: 10.1080/14682740903167978
4 November 2011

Review of Gregory F. Domber. "Skepticism and Stability: Reevaluating U.S. Policy During Poland's Democratic Transformation in 1989."
Mary Elise Sarotte
Journal of Cold War Studies 13:3 (Summer 2011). DOI: 10.1162/JCWS_a_00142
2 November 2011

Review of Dong Guoqiang. "The First Uprising of the Cultural Revolution at Nanjing University: Dynamics, Nature and Interpretation."
Xiaowei Zheng
Journal of Cold War Studies 12:3 (Summer 2010). DOI: 10.1162/JCWS_a_00002
28 October 2011

Review of Robert Niebuhr. "Nonalignment as Yugoslavia's Answer to Bloc Politics."
A. Ross Johnson
Journal of Cold War Studies
13:1 (Winter 2011). DOI: 10.1162/JCWS_a_00072

Review of Pierre Asselin. "The Democratic Republic of Vietnam and the 1954 Geneva Conference: A Revisionist Critique."
Sophie Quinn-Judge
Cold War History 11:2 (May 2011): 155-195. DOI: 10.1080/14682740903244934
Author's Response by Pierre Asselin published 29 February 2012

Review of Jesse Ferris. "Guns for Cotton? Aid, Trade, and the Soviet Quest for Base Rights in Egypt, 1964-1966."
Yaacov Ro'i
Journal of Cold War Studies 13:2 (Spring 2011): 4-38. DOI: 10.1162/JCWS_a_00101

Review of Nikolaj Petersen. "SAC at Thule: Greenland in the U.S. Polar Strategy."
Poul Villaume
Journal of Cold War Studies 13:2 (Spring 2011): 90-115. DOI: 10.1162/JCWS_a_00138
28 September 2011

Review of Robert Dean, K.A. Cuordileone, Janet Farrell Brodie, Kathryn S. Olmsted. Special Forum: Cultures of Secrecy in Postwar America.
Walter L. Hixson
Diplomatic History
35:4 (September 2011). DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-7709.2011.00969.x
27 September 2011

Review of Kristine Midtgaard. "National Security and the Choice of International Humanitarian Aid. Denmark and the Korean War, 1950-1953."
Ann-Marie Ekengren
Journal of Cold War Studies 13:2 (Spring 2011). DOI: 10.1162/JCWS_a_00107
23 September 2011

Review of Aurélie Élisa Gfeller. "Imagining European Identity: French Elites and the American Challenge in the Pompidou-Nixon Era."
Michael Sutton
Contemporary European History
19:2 (2010). DOI: 10.1017/S0960777310000056
19 September 2011

Review of Thorsten Borring Olesen. "Tango for Thule: The Dilemmas and Limits of "Neither Confirm nor Deny" Doctrine in Danish-American Relations, 1957-1968."
Valur Ingimundarson
Journal of Cold War Studies 13:2 (Spring 2011): 116-147. DOI: 10.1162/JCWS_a_00108
16 September 2011

Review of Peter Zinoman. "Nhan Van Giai Pham and Vietnamese Reform Communism."
Shawn McHale
Journal of Cold War Studies 13:1 (Winter 2011): 60-100. DOI: 10.1162/JCWS_a_00071
12 September 2011

Review of Maurice Jr. M. Labelle. "The Only Thorn': Early Saudi-American Relations and the Question of Palestine, 1945-1949."
W. Taylor Fain
Diplomatic History 35:2 (April 2011): 257-281. DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-7709.2010.00949.x
29 July 2011

Review of Amanda Kay McVety. "The 1903 Skinner Mission: Images of Ethiopia in the Progressive Era."
Cyrus Veeser
The Journal of Gilded Age and Progressive Era 10: 2 (April 2011): 187-212. DOI: 10.1017/S1537781410000198
25 July 2011

Review of Zoltán Szoke. "Delusion or Reality? Secret Hungarian Diplomacy during the Vietnam War."
Balázs Szalontai
Journal of Cold War History 12:4 (Fall 2010): 119-180. DOI: 10.1162/JCWS_a_00050
22 July 2011

Review of Andrew Johnstone. "Creating a 'Democratic Foreign Policy': The State Department's Division of Public Liaison and Public Opinion."
Steven Casey
Diplomatic History 35:3 (June 2011): 483-504. DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-7709.2011.00960.x
15 July 2011

Review of Andrea Benvenuti and David Martin Jones. "Engaging Southwest Asia? Labor's Regional Mythology and Australia's Military Withdrawal from Singapore and Malaysia, 1972-1973."
Peter Boyce
Journal of Cold War Studies 12:4 (Fall 2010). DOI: 10.1162/JCWS_a_00047
13 July 2011

Review of Natasha Zaretsky. "Restraint of Retreat? The Debate over the Panama Canal Treaties and U.S. Nationalism after Vietnam."
William Michael Schmidli
Diplomatic History 35:1 (June 2011): 535-562. DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-7709.2011.00962.x
8 July 2011 | H-Diplo Article Review No. 314

Review of Marc Trachtenberg. "The French Factor in U.S. Foreign Policy during the Nixon-Pompidou Period, 1969-1974."
Aurélie Elisa Gfeller
Journal of Cold War Studies 13:1 (Winter 2011): 4-59. DOI: 10.1162/JCWS_a_00073
5 July 2011 | H-Diplo Article Review No. 313

Review of Tomas Tolvaisas. "Cold War 'Bridge building': U.S. Exchange Exhibits and Their Reception in the Soviet Union, 1959-1967."
Anthony Swift
Journal of Cold War Studies
12:4 (Fall 2010): 3-31. DOI: 10.1162/JCWS_a_00068
30 June 2011 | H-Diplo Article Review No. 312

Review of Benjamin Harrison and Christopher Mosher. "The Secret Diary of McNamara's Dove: The Long Lost Story of John T. McNaughton's Opposition to the Vietnam War."
Walter Hixson
Diplomatic History 35:3 (June 2011): 505-534. DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-7709.2011.00961.x
22 June 2011 | H-Diplo Article Review No. 311

Review of Vojetch Mastny. "The Soviet Union's Partnership with India."
Dai Chaowu
Journal of Cold War Studies 12:3 (Summer 2010): 50-90. DOI: 10.1162/JCWS_a_00006
15 June 2011 | H-Diplo Article Review No. 310

Review of Jeffrey Keith. "Civilization, Race, and the Japan Expedition's Cultural Diplomacy, 1853-1854."
John E. Van Sant
Diplomatic History 35:2 (April 2011): 179-202. DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-7709.2010.00945.x
8 June 2011 | H-Diplo Article Review No. 309

Review of William Michael Schmidli. "Institutionalizing Human Rights in U.S. Foreign Policy: U.S.-Argentine Relations, 1976-1980."
Sarah B. Snyder
Diplomatic History 35:2 (April 2011): 351-378. DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-7709.2010.00951.x
27 May 2011 | H-Diplo Article Review No. 308

Review of Hannah Gurman. "The Other Plumbers Unit: The Dissent Channel of the U.S. State Department."
Seth Offenbach
Diplomatic History 35:2 (April 2011): 203-231. DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-7709.2010.00946.x
25 May 2011 | H-Diplo Article Review No. 307

Review of Marc-William Palen. "Protection, Federation, and Union: the Global Impact of the McKinley Tariff upon the British Empire, 1890-94."
Edmund Rogers
Journal of Imperial and Commonwealth History 38:3 (September 2010): 395-418. DOI: 10.1080/03086534.2010.503395
13 May 2011 | H- Diplo Article Review No. 306

Review of Phillip Deery. "'Running with the Hounds': Academic McCarthyism and New York University, 1952-53."
Ellen Schrecker
Cold War History 10:4 (November 2010): 469-492. DOI: 10.1080/14682740903527692
9 May 2011 | H-Diplo Article Review No. 305

Review of Paul Rubinson. "'Crucified on a Cross of Atoms': Scientists, Politics, and the Test Ban Treaty."
Lawrence S. Wittner
Diplomatic History 35:2 (April 2011): 313-349. DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-7709.2010.00950.x
6 May 2011 | H-Diplo Article Review No. 304

Review of Glen J. Dorn. "Pushing Tin: U.S.-Bolivian Relations and the Coming of the National Revolution."
Ken Lehman
Diplomatic History 35:2 (April 2011): 233-258. DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-7709.2010.00947.x
5 May 2011 | H-Diplo Article Review No. 303

Review of Douglas Little. "The United States and the Kurds: A Cold War Story."
Roham Alvandi
Journal of Cold War Studies 12:4 (Fall 2010): 63-98. DOI: 10.1162/JCWS_r_00048
2 May 2011 | H-Diplo Article Review No. 302

Review of Kerstin von Lingen. "Abhörung und Anwerbung: Die 'Sunrise-Gruppe' im Fokus von CIC und CSDIC."
Günter Bischof
Journal for Intelligence, Propaganda and Security Studies 4:2 (2010): 7-19.
29 April 2011 | H-Diplo Article Review No. 301

Review of Binoy Kampmark. "'No peace with the Hohenzollerns': American Attitudes on Political Legitimacy towards Hohenzollern Germany, 1917-1918."
Andrew G. Bonnell
Diplomatic History 34:3 (November 2010): 769-791. DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-7709.2010.00895.x
22 April 2011 | H-Diplo Article Review No. 300

Review of Molly Tambor. "Red Saints: Gendering the Cold War, Italy 1943-1953." Cold War History 10:3 (August 2010): 429-456
Penelope Morris
Cold War History 10:3 (August 2010): 429-456. DOI: 10.1080/14682745.2010.494299
18 April 2011 | H-Diplo Article Review No. 299

Review of Robert Waters and Gordon Daniels. "Striking for freedom? International Intervention and the Guianese sugar workers' strike of 1964."
Cary Fraser
Cold War History 10:4 (November 2010): 537-569. DOI: 10.1080/14682741003603102
11 April 2011 | H-Diplo Article Review No. 298

Review of Mathieu Segers. "De Gaulle's Race to the Bottom: The Netherlands, France and the Interwoven Problems of British EEC Membership and European Political Union, 1958-1963."
Benedikt Schoenborn
Contemporary European History 19:2 (2010). DOI: 10.1017/S0960777310000044
8 April 2011 | H-Diplo Article Review No. 297

Review of Roland Popp. "Accommodating to a working relationship: Arab Nationalism and U.S. Cold War policies in the Middle East, 1958-60."
Clea Bunch
Cold War History 10:3 (August 2010): 397-427. DOI: 10.1080/14682741003686107
4 April 2011 | H-Diplo Article Review No. 296

Review of Victor V. Nemchenok. "In search of stability amid chaos: US policy toward Iran, 1961-1963."
Ofira Seliktar
Cold War History 10: 3 (August 2010): 341-369. DOI: 10.1080/14682740903178579
30 March 2011 | H-Diplo Article Review No. 295

Review of Grace Ai-Ling Chou. 'Cultural Education as Containment of Communism: The Ambivalent Position of American NGOs in Hong Kong in the 1950s.'
Chi-kwan Mark
Journal of Cold War Studies 12: 2 (Spring 2010): 3-28. DOI: 10.1162/jcws.2010.12.2.3
23 March 2011 | H-Diplo Article Review No. 294

Review of Andy DeRoche. "KK, the Godfather, and the Duke: Maintaining Positive Relations between Zambia and the USA in Spite of Nixon's Other Priorities."
William Bishop
Safundi: The Journal of South African and American Studies 12:1 (January 2011): 97-121. DOI: 10.1080/17533171.2011.533915.
9 March 2011 | H-Diplo Article Review No. 293

Review of Guy Laron. "Stepping Back from the Third Word: Soviet Policy toward the United Arab Republic, 1965-1967."
Galia Golan
Journal of Cold War Studies 12:4 (Fall 2010): 99-118. DOI: 10.1162/JCWS_a_00049
2 March 2011 | H-Diplo Article Review No. 292

Review of Christian Emery. "The Transatlantic and Cold War Dynamics of Iran Sanctions, 1979-80."
Scott Kaufman
Cold War History 10:3 (August 2010). DOI: 10.1080/14682740903218854
16 February 2011 | H-Diplo Article Review No. 291

Review of Toshihiko Aono. "'It Is Not Easy for the United States to Carry the Whole Load': Anglo-American Relations during the Berlin Crisis, 1961-1962."
Dónal O’Sullivan
Diplomatic History 34:2 (April 2010): 325-356. DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-7709.2009.00851.x
24 January 2011 | H-Diplo Article Review No. 290

Review of Johanna Granville. "Hungary, 101: Seven Ways to Avoid a Revolution and Soviet Invasion of Romania."
Stefano Bottoni
Cold War History 10:1 (February 2010): 81-106. DOI: 10.1080/14682740902978938
17 January 2011 | H-Diplo Article Review No. 289

Review of Andrew J. Rotter. "Empires of the Senses: How Seeing, Hearing, Smelling, Tasting, and Touching Shaped Imperial Encounters." (SHAFR Presidential Address)
Kristin Hoganson
Diplomatic History 35:1 (January 2011): 3-19. DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-7709.2010.00909.x
» View Andrew Rotter's "Empire of the Senses" SHAFR Luncheon Address, 25 June 2010 (in the C-SPAN Video Library, with transcript)
12 January 2011 | H-Diplo Article Review No. 288

Review of Stephen Wertheim."A Solution from Hell: The United States and the Rise of Humanitarian Interventionism, 1991-2003."
Tony Smith
Journal of Genocide Research 12 (3-4) (September-December 2010): 149-172. DOI: 10.1080/14623528.2010.522053
10 January 2011 | H-Diplo Article Review No. 287

Review of Kristan Stoddart, "The British Labour Government and the development of Chevaline, 1974-79"
Helen Parr
Cold War History 10:3 (2010): 287-314. DOI: 10.1080/14682741003679375
3 January 2011 | H-Diplo Article Review No. 286

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