Book Reviews

Selected Book Reviews and Review Essays

Introduction to The Pugwash Conferences and the Global Cold War: Scientists, Transnational Networks, and the Complexity of Nuclear Histories, H-Diplo Article Review Forum 852, 25 April 2019.

Review of The Rise of Organised Brutality: A Historical Sociology of Violence, by Siniša ​Malešević, Journal of Peace Research book note, 7 January 2019.

Why We Fight WarsThe Chronicle of Higher Education, 28 May 2017.

Review of Europe’s Intellectuals and the Cold War: The European Society of Culture, Post-War Politics and International Relations by Nancy Jachec, European History Quarterly, vol. 47, no. 2 (2017).

Is War Too Easy? Perspectives on Politics, vol. 14, no. 1 (March 2016). 

Review of Crimes of Peace: Mediterranean Migrations at the World’s Deadliest Borderby Maurizio Albahari, Human Rights Quarterly, vol. 38 (2016).

Review of Libere sempre: Una ragazza della Resistenza a una ragazza di oggi, by Marisa Ombra, in Journal of Modern Italian Studies, vol. 20, no. 4 (2015).

Review of Italian Women and International Cold War Politics, 1944-1968, by Wendy Pojmann, in Journal of Modern Italian Studies, vol. 18, no. 5 (2013).

Review of The United States, International Law, and the Struggle against Terrorism, by Thomas Michael McDonnell, in Journal of Cold War Studies, vol. 15, no. 1 (Winter 2013).

Review of Kimberly Marten, Warlords: Strong-Arm Brokers in Weak States, in H-Diplo/ISSF Roundtable Reviews, vol. 5, no. 1 (2013).


Some Wars Are More Unequal Than Others (review of Alessandro Colombo, La guerra ineguale: Pace e violenza nel tramonto della società internazionale), International Studies Review, vol. 9, no. 1 (March 2007).


L’ora di religione, review of Ritorno dall’esilio: La religione nelle relazioni internazionali, edited by Pavlos Hatzopoulos and Fabio Petito, La rivista dei libri[Italian edition of New York Review of Books] (December 2007).

Five Hundred Years’ Argument (review of Neta Crawford, Argument and Change in World Politics), International Studies Review, vol. 5, no. 2 (June 2003).

Rough-and-Tumble World: Men Writing about Gender and War, review of War and Gender: How Gender Shapes the War System and Vice Versa, by Joshua Goldstein, in Perspectives on Politics, vol. 1, no. 2 (June 2003).

Coping with Globalization: From Suspended Sovereignty to Continuous Bargaining, review of Interesse nazionale e globalizzazione: I regimi democratici nelle trasformazioni del sistema post-westfaliano, by Vittorio Emanuele Parsi, in International Studies Review, vol. 3, issue 1 (Spring 2001).

New Politics in the Soviet Union, American Political Science Review, vol. 85, no. 4 (December 1991).

Why the Soviets Buy the Weapons They Do, World Politics, vol. 36, no. 4 (July 1984).

Offense or Defense: A Tale of Two CommissionsWorld Policy Journal, vol. 1, no. 1 (Fall 1983).

Review of La sfida nucleare: La politica estera italiana e le armi atomiche 1945–1991, by Leopoldo Nuti, in Journal of Cold War Studies, vol. 11, no. 2 (Spring 2009).

Review of Andrei Sakharov: Nauka i svoboda, by Gennadii Gorelik, and Sakharov: A Biography, by Richard Lourie, in Kritika: Explorations in Russian and Eurasian History, vol. 5, no. 3 (Summer 2004).

Review of When Stars and Stripes Met Hammer and Sickle, by Ross Mackenzie, in Journal of Cold War Studies, vol. 9, no. 2 (Spring 2007).

Leading the Pact, Arms Control Today, October 1982.

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