The College of Liberal Arts at Temple University




Book Reviews:


Fall 2014

Britnee Smith (Temple University), Review of Amy S. Greenberg, A Wicked War: Polk, Clay, Lincoln, and the 1846 U.S. Invasion of Mexico. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2012.

Minju Bae (Temple University), Review of Brenda Gayle Plummer, In Search of Power: African Americans in the Era of Decolonization, 1956-1974. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2013.

Stephen Bentel (Temple University), Review of Michael A. Reynolds, Shattering Empires: The Clash and Collapse of the Ottoman and Russian Empires 1908-1918. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2011.

Manna Duah (Temple University), Review of Marie-Jeanne Rossignol, The Nationalist Ferment: The Origin of U.S. Foreign Policy, 1792-1812. Translated by Lillian A. Parrott. Columbus: Ohio State University Press, 2004.


Spring 2014

Matt Fay (Temple University), Review of Hal Brands, What Good is Grand Strategy?: Power and Purpose in American Statecraft from Harry S. Truman to George W. Bush. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 2014.

Tom Reinstein (Temple University), Review of James Hershberg, Marigold: The Lost Chance for Peace in Vietnam (Cold War International History Project Series). Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2012.

Silke Zoller (Temple University), Review of Lien-Hang Nguyen. Hanoi’s War: An International History of the War for Peace in Vietnam. Chapel Hill, University of North Carolina Press, 2012.

Stephen Bentel (Temple University), Review of Sue Onslow, ed., Cold War in Southern Africa: White Power, Black Liberation.  New York: Routledge, 2009.