The College of Liberal Arts at Temple University




Book Reviews:

Spring 2014

Book Reviews:

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.


Fall 2013

Silke Zoller (Temple University), Review of Paul Chamberlin, The Global Offensive: The United States, the Palestinian Liberation Organization, and the Making of the Post-Cold War Order. New York: Oxford University Press, 2012.

Paul Braff (Temple University), Review of Nick Cullather, The Hungry World: America’s Cold War Battle Against Poverty in Asia. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2010.

Kaete O'Connell (Temple University), Review of Julia F. Irwin, Making the World Safe: The American Red Cross and a Nation’s Humanitarian Awakening.  New York: Oxford University Press, 2013.

Tom Reinstein (Temple University), Review of Seth Jacobs, The Universe Unraveling: American Foreign Policy in Cold War Laos. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 2012