I have a review of Aldo Marchesi’s Latin America’s Radical Left up at h-net; it’s open access, like all h-net content, so just click over.
An edited version of this will be in the Journal of Latin American Studies later, but I’m allowed to post pre-print text here. Richard Cándida Smith, Improvised Continent: Pan-Americanism and […]
In The New Republic, I have a review of Odd Arne Westad’s “The Cold War: A World History.” (Wonderful illustration by Guy Billout.) This is an important book, and it’s a […]
On one possible 100th anniversary of the October Revolution, I wrote a review of two books about Communism for the Los Angeles Review of Books and tried to use the […]
I have a review of Aragorn Storm Miller’s Precarious Paths to Freedom in the August issue of the Journal of Latin American Studies. In the past several years, historians have been busy […]
At the Chronicle Review, I have a review of Gareth Dale’s welcome new biography of Karl Polanyi: A Life on the Left. We live in Polanyian times. In his classic […]
Up now at the New Republic (and in the January 2017 print edition), my review of Joel Whitney’s “Finks: How the CIA Tricked the World’s Best Writers.” The introduction: Czeslaw […]