The College of Liberal Arts at Temple University




Book Reviews:

Fall 2015

Danielle K. Scherer (Temple University), Review of Bush, Sarah Sunn. The Taming of Democracy Assistance: Why Democracy Promotion Does Not Confront Dictators. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 2015.

Brian McNamara (Temple University), Review of Gleijeses, Piero. Visions of Freedom: Havana, Washington, Pretoria, and the Struggle for Southern Africa, 1976-1991. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2013.

Manna Duah (Temple University), Review of Kimball, Warren. The Juggler: Franklin Roosevelt as Wartime Statesman. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1991.

Stephen Bentel (Temple University), Review of Matera, Marc. Black London: The Imperial Metropolis and Decolonization in the Twentieth Century. Oakland: University of California Press, 2015.

Britnee Smith (Temple University), Review of Sargent, Daniel J. A Superpower Transformed: The Remaking of American Foreign Relations in the 1970s. New York: Oxford University Press, 2015.


Spring 2015

James Cook-Thajudeen (Temple University), Review of Todd Cleveland, Stones of Contention: A History of Africa's Diamonds. Athens, OH: Ohio University Press, 2014.

Seth S. Tannenbaum (Temple University), Review of Maria Hoehn and Martin Klimke, A Breath of Freedom: The Civil Rights Struggle, African American GIs, and Germany. New York: Palgrave MacMillan, 2010.

Larry Kessler (Temple University), Review of Ari Kelman, A Misplaced Massacre: Struggling over the Memory of Sand Creek. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2013.

Jean-Pierre Beugoms (Temple University), Review of Paul Kennedy, Engineers of Victory: The Problem Solvers Who Turned the Tide in the Second World War. New York: Random House, 2013.

Britnee Smith (Temple University), Review of Barbara Keys, Reclaiming American Virtue: The Human Rights Revolution of the 1970s. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2014.


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.