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  1. America, Britain and Russia: Their Cooperation ... (1953)
    Survey of International Affairs 1939-1946
    5 Reviews, 1 Readable
  2. [+]
    Ancient and Medieval (Review)
    Prehistory and the Beginnings of Civilization, by Jacquetta H. Hawkes and Leonard Woolley
    1. Prehistory and the Beginnings of Civilization by Jacquetta H. Hawkes and Leonard Woolley
    The American Historical Review, April 1964, pp. 721-722
  3. Arnold J. Toynbee: A Life (1989)
    7 Reviews, 1 Readable
  4. The Care and Repair of Public Myth
    Foreign Affairs, Fall 1982, pp. 1-13
  5. [+]
    The Caribbean Centrifuge (Review)
    The Germanic Invasions, by Lucien Musset
    1. The Germanic Invasions by Lucien Musset
    The Social Contract, Spring 1995, p. 232
  6. [+]
    A Cartesian Historian (Review)
    The Struggle for Mastery in Europe, 1848-1918, by A.J.P. Taylor
    1. The Struggle for Mastery in Europe, 1848-1918 by A.J.P. Taylor
    World Politics, October 1955, pp. 124-133
  7. The Classical Mediterranean World (1969)
  8. The Climate of Fear
    Encounter, December 1987, p. 12
  9. The Collected What If? (2000)
    Eminent Historians Imagine What Might Have Been
  10. [+]
    Comparative/World (Review)
    Vestal Fire, by Stephen J. Pyne
    1. Vestal Fire by Stephen J. Pyne
    The American Historical Review, April 1999, pp. 536-537
  11. [+]
    Comparative/World (Review)
    The Rise and Fall of World Orders, by Torbjorn L. Knutsen
    1. The Rise and Fall of World Orders by Torbjorn L. Knutsen
    The American Historical Review, October 2000, p. 1269
  12. [+]
    Conspicuous Proliberation (Review)
    War Made New, by Max Boot
    1. War Made New by Max Boot
    The New York Review of Books, December 21, 2006, pp. 16-21
  13. Control and Catastrophe in Human Affairs
    Daedalus, Winter 1989, pp. 1-11
  14. [+]
    Decline of the West? (Review)
    The Clash of Civilizations and the Remaking of the World Order, by Samuel P. Huntington
    1. The Clash of Civilizations and the Remaking of the World Order by Samuel P. Huntington
    The New York Review of Books, January 9, 1997, pp. 18-22
  15. Dilemmas of Power
    The Saturday Review, November 2, 1963, pp. 50-51
  16. The Eccentricity of Wheels, or Eurasian Transportation in Historical Perspective
    The American Historical Review, December 1987, pp. 1111-1126
  17. Critiques and Responses
    The End of Migration Epoch?
    Do Not Assume the Nation-State is a Permanent Factor in World Affairs
    The Social Contract, Fall 1994, p. 28
  18. Essays in the Liberal Interpretation of History (1967)
    Selected Papers
    1 Review
  19. [+]
    Europe: Early Modern and Modern (Review)
    L'Homme et Les Microbes, by Pierre Darmon
    1. L'Homme et Les Microbes by Pierre Darmon
    The American Historical Review, February 2000, p. 297
  20. Europe's Steppe Frontier, 1500-1800 (1964)
    A Study of the Eastward Movement in Europe
    1 Review
  21. [+]
    Flat Tax (Review)
    A History of Taxation and Expenditure in the Western World, by Carolyn Webber and Aaron...
    1. A History of Taxation and Expenditure in the Western World by Carolyn Webber and Aaron Wildavsky
    The New Republic, November 10, 1986, pp. 47-49
  22. [+]
    The Flu of Flus (Review)
    Flu, by Gina Kolata
    1. Flu by Gina Kolata
    The New York Review of Books, February 10, 2000, pp. 29-31
  23. Forty Parties Bid for Power in Greek Poll on March 5
    Foreign Policy Report, February 24, 1950, p. 2
  24. [+]
    General (Review)
    Freedom in the Modern World, by Herbert J. Muller
    1. Freedom in the Modern World by Herbert J. Muller
    The American Historical Review, July 1966, p. 1291
  25. [+]
    General (Review)
    The Twentieth Century, Vol. VI, by Caroline F. Ware, K.M. Panikkar, and J.M. Romein, ...
    1. The Twentieth Century, Vol. VI by Caroline F. Ware, K.M. Panikkar, and J.M. Romein, ...
    The American Historical Review, June 1968, p. 1479
  26. [+]
    General (Review)
    Vox Populi: Essays in the History of an Idea, by George Boas
    1. Vox Populi: Essays in the History of an Idea by George Boas
    The American Historical Review, February 1970, p. 817
  27. [+]
    General (Review)
    The Last Great Subsistence Crisis in the Western World, by John D. Post
    1. The Last Great Subsistence Crisis in the Western World by John D. Post
    The American Historical Review, December 1977, p. 1211
  28. Reviews of Books
    [+]
    General (Review)
    Mankind and Mother Earth, by Arnold J. Toynbee
    1. Mankind and Mother Earth by Arnold J. Toynbee
    The American Historical Review, February 1977, p. 60
  29. [+]
    General (Review)
    States and Social Revolutions, by Theda Skocpol
    1. States and Social Revolutions by Theda Skocpol
    The American Historical Review, February 1980, p. 86
  30. [+]
    General (Review)
    The World Encompassed, by G.V. Scammell
    1. The World Encompassed by G.V. Scammell
    The American Historical Review, December 1982, p. 1357
  31. [+]
    General (Review)
    The Birth of a New Europe, by Theodore S. Hamerow
    1. The Birth of a New Europe by Theodore S. Hamerow
    The American Historical Review, June 1984, p. 736
  32. [+]
    General (Review)
    Growth Recurring: Economic Change in World History, by E.L. Jones
    1. Growth Recurring: Economic Change in World History by E.L. Jones
    The American Historical Review, February 1990, p. 132
  33. [+]
    General (Review)
    Creating a World Economy, by Alan K. Smith
    1. Creating a World Economy by Alan K. Smith
    The American Historical Review, October 1992, p. 1182
  34. Reviews of Books
    [+]
    General (Review)
    Salt and Civilization, by S.A.M. Adshead
    1. Salt and Civilization by S.A.M. Adshead
    The American Historical Review, April 1993, p. 466
  35. [+]
    Goodbye to the Bison (Review)
    The Destruction of the Bison, by Andrew C. Isenberg, Donald Worster, and Alfred W. Cros...
    1. The Destruction of the Bison by Andrew C. Isenberg, Donald Worster, and Alfred W. Crosby, ...
    The New York Review of Books, April 27, 2000, pp. 23-24
  36. [+]
    The Great Contest (2 Reviews)
    The Middle East: A Brief History of the Last 2000 Years, by Bernard Lewis
    1. The Middle East: A Brief History of the Last 2000 Years by Bernard Lewis
    2. Cultures in Conflict by Bernard Lewis
    The New York Review of Books, June 20, 1996, pp. 16-19
  37. The Greatest Might-Have-Been of All
    The New York Review of Books, September 23, 1999, pp. 62-64
  38. Greece Faces Difficult Reconstruction Tasks
    Foreign Policy Report, June 16, 1950, p. 3
  39. Greece Needs More Than Military Aid
    Foreign Policy Report, December 3, 1948, p. 3
  40. Greece: American Aid in Action, 1947-1956 (1957)
    2 Reviews
  41. The Greek Dilemma: War and Aftermath (1947)
    5 Reviews, 2 Readable
  42. [+]
    Greek Plots (Review)
    The Salonika Bay Murder, by Edmund Keeley
    1. The Salonika Bay Murder by Edmund Keeley
    The New Republic, June 26, 1989, pp. 32-33
  43. [+]
    History (Review)
    The Death of the Past, by J.H. Plumb
    1. The Death of the Past by J.H. Plumb
    The Saturday Review, February 21, 1970, p. 46
  44. [+]
    History Upside Down (Review)
    Guns, Germs, and Steel, by Jared Diamond
    1. Guns, Germs, and Steel by Jared Diamond
    The New York Review of Books, May 15, 1997, pp. 48-51
  45. [+]
    How the West Won (Review)
    The Wealth and Poverty of Nations, by David S. Landes
    1. The Wealth and Poverty of Nations by David S. Landes
    The New York Review of Books, April 23, 1998, pp. 37-39
  46. Human Migration: Patterns and Policies (1978)
    2 Reviews
  47. An Imperative of Civilization
    Orbis, Fall 1999, pp. 541-552
  48. July 1914-July 1964
    Foreign Affairs, July 1964, pp. 559-568
  49. Keeping Together in Time (1995)
    Dance and Drill in Human History
    4 Reviews
  50. Letters
    The Harpers Monthly, June 1984, pp. 4-6
  51. Letters
    The New York Review of Books, June 26, 1997, pp. 68-72
  52. [+]
    Man Slaughters Man (Review)
    Blood and Soil, by Ben Kiernan
    1. Blood and Soil by Ben Kiernan
    The New York Review of Books, April 17, 2008, pp. 43-48
  53. The Metamorphosis of Greece Since World War II (1978)
    3 Reviews
  54. Reviews of Books
    [+]
    Methods/Theory (Review)
    Pattern and Repertoire in History, by Bertrand M. Roehner and Tony Syme
    1. Pattern and Repertoire in History by Bertrand M. Roehner and Tony Syme
    The American Historical Review, December 2003, p. 1415
  55. [+]
    The "Middle Ground" (Review)
    The Balkans: Frontier of Two Worlds, by William B. King and Frank O'Brien
    1. The Balkans: Frontier of Two Worlds by William B. King and Frank O'Brien
    The Nation, July 26, 1947, p. 104
  56. [+]
    Modern Europe (Review)
    The Greek Nation, 1453-1669, by Apostolos E. Vakalopoulos
    1. The Greek Nation, 1453-1669 by Apostolos E. Vakalopoulos
    The American Historical Review, October 1976, p. 894
  57. [+]
    Modern Europe (Review)
    The Struggle for Greece, 1941-1949, by C.M. Woodhouse
    1. The Struggle for Greece, 1941-1949 by C.M. Woodhouse
    The American Historical Review, October 1980, p. 934
  58. [+]
    Modern Europe (Review)
    Moscow and Greek Communism, 1944-1949, by Peter J. Stavrakis
    1. Moscow and Greek Communism, 1944-1949 by Peter J. Stavrakis
    The American Historical Review, December 1990, p. 1582
  59. Mythistory and Other Essays (1986)
    1 Review
  60. Presidential Address
    Mythohistory, or Truth, Myth, History, and Historians
    The American Historical Review, February 1986, pp. 1-10
  61. [+]
    New World Symphony (Review)
    1491: New Revelations of the Americas Before Columbus~~Fourteen Ninety-One: New Revelat...
    1. 1491: New Revelations of the Americas Before Columbus~~Fourteen Ninety-One: New Revelations of the Americas Before Columbus by Charles C. Mann
    The New York Review of Books, December 1, 2005, pp. 43-45
  62. Past and Future (1954)
    4 Reviews
  63. [+]
    The Plague of Plagues (Review)
    The Black Death, by Robert S. Gottfried
    1. The Black Death by Robert S. Gottfried
    The New York Review of Books, July 21, 1983, pp. 28-29
  64. Plagues and Peoples (1976)
    5 Reviews
  65. Polyethnicity and National Unity in World History (1986)
    1 Review, 1 Readable
  66. Population Growth and the Clouds of War
    The Social Contract, Fall 1993, pp. 46-50
  67. [+]
    The Prince of Historians (Review)
    The Wheels of Commerce, by Fernand Braudel
    1. The Wheels of Commerce by Fernand Braudel
    The New Republic, May 16, 1983, pp. 27-31
  68. The Pursuit of Power (1982)
    Technology, Armed Force, and Society Since A.D. 1000
    9 Reviews, 2 Readable
  69. Readings
    The Making of Modern Times
    The Harpers Monthly, November 1984, pp. 14-16
  70. Report on the Greeks (1948)
    Findings of a Twentieth Century Fund Team Which Surveyed Conditions in Greece...
    6 Reviews
  71. [+]
    Andrei Platonov: 1899-1951 (Review)
    Imperial Nomads, by Luc Kwanten
    1. Imperial Nomads by Luc Kwanten
    The New Republic, March 31, 1979, pp. 31-32
  72. [+]
    Reviews (Review)
    The Long Way to Freedom, by James T. Shotwell
    1. The Long Way to Freedom by James T. Shotwell
    Political Science Quarterly, September 1960, pp. 443-444
  73. [+]
    Reviews (2 Reviews)
    The U.S.S.R. and the Future, by Leonard Schapiro
    1. The U.S.S.R. and the Future by Leonard Schapiro
    2. The Soviet Union, 1922-1962 by Philip E. Mosely
    Political Science Quarterly, September 1965, pp. 445-446
  74. [+]
    Book Reviews (Review)
    The Dynamics of Modernization, by Cyril E. Black
    1. The Dynamics of Modernization by Cyril E. Black
    Political Science Quarterly, September 1967, p. 459
  75. The Rise of the West (1963)
    A History of the Human Community
    7 Reviews, 2 Readable
  76. The Shape of European History (1974)
    3 Reviews
  77. A Short History of Humanity
    The New York Review of Books, June 29, 2000, pp. 5-11
  78. [+]
    Things Fall Apart (Review)
    The Ends of the Earth, by Robert D. Kaplan
    1. The Ends of the Earth by Robert D. Kaplan
    The National Interest, Fall 1996, pp. 92-96
  79. Venice: The Hinge of Europe, 1081-1797 (1974)
    2 Reviews
  80. [+]
    Vivacious Ghost (Review)
    How the Canyon Became Grand, by Stephen J. Pyne
    1. How the Canyon Became Grand by Stephen J. Pyne
    The New York Review of Books, November 5, 1998, pp. 52-55
  81. Western Civ in World Politics
    What We Mean by the West
    Orbis, Fall 1997, pp. 513-524
  82. A World History (1967)
    2 Reviews, 1 Readable
  83. A World Transformed
    Winds of Change
    Foreign Affairs, Fall 1990, pp. 152-175
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