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Thomas R. Maddux <Thomas.Maddux@csun.edu>
United States in the 1980s
Reagan Administration and Indian Affairs
Reagan Administration and Immigration Reform
Reagan Administration and Cold War
|Address:||22 Van Dyke Street
Thousand Oaks, California 91360
|List Affiliations:||Advisory Board Member for H-Diplo
Reviewer for H-California
Reviewer for H-Diplo
Reviewer for H-Russia
|Reviews:||Interpreting the End of the Cold War
A Los Angeles Disaster
Open Up the Documents, Let the Games Continue:
Origins of New Thinking: Ideas and Power
Ronald Reagan and the Central American Conflict
|Interests:||American History / Studies
Diplomacy and International Relations
Ethnic History / Studies
Native American History / Studies
Thomas R. Maddux
California State University, Northridge
Department of History
I. Educational Experience and Teaching Position:
B.A. 1964 Dartmouth College with Honors in History
M..A. 1965 University of Michigan
Ph.D. 1969 University of Michigan
Professor of History, CSU Northridge since 1980
Chair, Department of History, 1992-1998
A. Books: Years of Estrangement: American Relations with the Soviet Union, 1933-1941 (1980).
B. Recent Article: "Tom Hayden" in David DeLeon's American Activists; Leaders of the 1960s Generation (1993)
C. Recent Reviews:
Review of Paul Hendrickson's The Living and the Dead: Robert McNamara and Five Lives of a Lost War in the Journal of American History, Vol. 84, No. 2 (September 1997), 737-738..
Review of Ilya V. Gaiduk's The Soviet Union and the Vietnam War in the Russian Review in Vol. 56, No. 4 (October 1997), 613-614.
Review of Katherine A.S. Siegel's Loans and Legitimacy: The Evolution of Soviet-American Relations, 1919-1933 in The Slavic Review, Vol. 56, No. 4 (Winter 1997), 785-786.
Review of Pavel Palazchenko's My Years with Gorbachev and Shevardnadze: The Memoir of a Soviet Interpreter (University Park: The Pennsylvania State University Press, 1997), 394 pp for H- Russia, H-Net Reviews, December 1998, URL: http://www.h-net.msu.edu/ reviews/ showrev.cgi?path= 14845912700886.
Review of Lou Cannon's Official Negligence: How Rodney King and the Riots Changed Los Angeles and the LAPD (New York: Random House, 1997), 698 pp for H-California, H-Net Reviews, June 1999, URL: http://www/h-net.msu.edu/reviews/showrev.cgi?path= 26422931988564.
Review of Vladislav Zubok and Constantine Pleshakov, Inside the Kremlin's Cold War: From Stalin to Khruschev (Cambridge, Mass: Harvard University Press, 1996), 282 pp for H-Diplo, H-Net Reviews, July 1999, URL: http://www.h-net.msu.edu/reviews/showrev.cgi?path=32701933622917.
Review of Harald Biermann, John F. Kennedy und der Kalte Krieg: Die Aufenpolitik, der USA und die Grenzen der Glaubwurdigkeit (John F. Kennedy and the Cold War: The Foreign Policy of the United States and the limits of credibility) (Paderborn: Ferdinand Schoningh, 1977) in the Journal of American History, Vol. 96, No. 2(September 1999), 843.
Review of Donald L. Fixico's The Invasion of Indian Country in the Twentieth Century: American Capitalism and Tribal Natural Resources (Niwot, Colorado: University Press of Colorado, 1998), in the American Indian Quarterly,Vol. 23, No. 1(Winter 1999), 72-73.
Review of Dennis J. Dunn, Caught Between Roosevelt and Stalin: America's Ambassadors to Moscow (Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 1998) in the American Historical Review, Vol. 105, No. 2(April 2000), 564-565.
III. Recent Papers Presented:
"Ronald Reagan and American Indians in the Southwest: The View from the White House, 1981- 1988" at the Conference on the Borderlands, La Paz, Mexico, February 17-19, 1998.
"The Origins of Ronald Reagan's Indian Policy Statement of 1983" at the Southwestern Historical Association meeting, San Antonio, April 2, 1999.
"Ronald Reagan's Indian Policy Statement of 1983: Conservative Self-Determination" at the Western History Association annual conference, Portland, Oregon, October 8, 1999.