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    Book Review: America in Afghanistan: Foreign Policy and Decision Making from Bush to Obama to Trump by Sharifullah Dorani

Book Review: America in Afghanistan: Foreign Policy and Decision Making from Bush to Obama to Trump by Sharifullah Dorani

In America in Afghanistan: Foreign Policy and Decision Making from Bush to Obama to Trump, Sharifullah Dorani focuses on the US […]

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    Book Review: Performing Trauma in Central Africa: Shadows of Empire by Laura Edmondson

Book Review: Performing Trauma in Central Africa: Shadows of Empire by Laura Edmondson

There is a long history of cultural production in response to violent conflict, and more recently its manipulation by […]

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    Book Review: Belt and Road: A Chinese World Order by Bruno Maçães

Book Review: Belt and Road: A Chinese World Order by Bruno Maçães

In Belt and Road: A Chinese World Order, Bruno Maçães discusses the contours and possibilities of China’s Belt and […]

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    Book Review: Towards a Global Consensus Against Corruption: International Agreements as Products of Diffusion and Signals of Commitment by Mathis Lohaus

Book Review: Towards a Global Consensus Against Corruption: International Agreements as Products of Diffusion and Signals of Commitment by Mathis Lohaus

In Towards a Global Consensus Against Corruption: International Agreements as Products of Diffusion and Signals of Commitment, Mathis Lohaus explores the similarities […]

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    Book Review: For the Love of Humanity: The World Tribunal on Iraq by Ayça Çubukçu

Book Review: For the Love of Humanity: The World Tribunal on Iraq by Ayça Çubukçu

In For the Love of Humanity: The World Tribunal on Iraq, Ayça Çubukçu illustrates how different and sometimes colliding understandings of justice, human […]

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    Book Review: The Hell of Good Intentions: America’s Foreign Policy Elite and the Decline of US Primacy by Stephen M. Walt

Book Review: The Hell of Good Intentions: America’s Foreign Policy Elite and the Decline of US Primacy by Stephen M. Walt

In The Hell of Good Intentions: America’s Foreign Policy Elite and the Decline of US Primacy, Stephen M. Walt offers a […]

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    Book Review: International Law’s Objects edited by Jessie Hohmann and Daniel Joyce

Book Review: International Law’s Objects edited by Jessie Hohmann and Daniel Joyce

In International Law’s Objects, Jessie Hohmann and Daniel Joyce bring together a range of contributors to explore different objects that relate […]

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    Book Review: China’s Footprints in Southeast Asia edited by Maria Serena I. Diokno, Hsin-Huang Michael Hsiao and Alan H. Yang

Book Review: China’s Footprints in Southeast Asia edited by Maria Serena I. Diokno, Hsin-Huang Michael Hsiao and Alan H. Yang

In China’s Footprints in Southeast Asia, editors Maria Serena I. Diokno, Hsin-Huang Michael Hsiao and Alan H. Yang bring together […]

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    Book Review: International Courts and Mass Atrocity: Narratives of War and Justice in Croatia by Ivor Sokolić

Book Review: International Courts and Mass Atrocity: Narratives of War and Justice in Croatia by Ivor Sokolić

In International Courts and Mass Atrocity: Narratives of War and Justice in Croatia, Ivor Sokolić focuses on the contradictions that can […]

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    Book Review: Justice and Reconciliation in World Politics by Catherine Lu

Book Review: Justice and Reconciliation in World Politics by Catherine Lu

In Justice and Reconciliation in World Politics, Catherine Lu examines a foundational question in international ethics: namely, how should […]

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    Book Review: What is at Stake in Building ‘Non-Western’ International Relations Theory? by Yong-Soo Eun

Book Review: What is at Stake in Building ‘Non-Western’ International Relations Theory? by Yong-Soo Eun

In What is at Stake in Building ‘Non-Western’ International Relations Theory?, Yong-Soo Eun offers a normative framework for broadening […]

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    Book Review: A New Foreign Policy: Beyond American Exceptionalism by Jeffrey D. Sachs

Book Review: A New Foreign Policy: Beyond American Exceptionalism by Jeffrey D. Sachs

In A New Foreign Policy: Beyond American Exceptionalism, Jeffrey D. Sachs argues that the Trump adminstration is a particularly severe episode […]

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    Book Review: The Third Revolution: Xi Jinping and the New Chinese State by Elizabeth Economy

Book Review: The Third Revolution: Xi Jinping and the New Chinese State by Elizabeth Economy

In The Third Revolution: Xi Jinping and the New Chinese State, Elizabeth Economy offers an exhaustive study of Xi Jinping’s first […]

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    Book Review: Tyranny Comes Home: The Domestic Fate of U.S. Militarism by Christopher J. Coyne and Abigail R. Hall

Book Review: Tyranny Comes Home: The Domestic Fate of U.S. Militarism by Christopher J. Coyne and Abigail R. Hall

In Tyranny Comes Home: The Domestic Fate of U.S. Militarism, Christopher J. Coyne and Abigail R. Hall explore the ‘boomerang […]

Reading List: 10 Recommended Books Published in Translation

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Between 10 and 14 December 2018, the LSE Review of Books blog has been running a Translation and […]

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