Passport: The Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations Review is edited by Andrew L. Johns of Brigham Young University and the David M. Kennedy Center for International Studies.  Passport publishes reviews, historiographical essays, articles on pedagogical issues relating to the teaching of U.S. foreign relations, and research notes, and explores other issues of interest to SHAFR members.  Passport is published by Oxford University Press on behalf of SHAFR in January, April, and September

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Passport September 2018 cover
In This Issue:

4    Contributors

7    2018 SHAFR Election Guide

12    PCB-AHA The Tonous and Warda Johns Family Book Award

13    A Roundtable on John Lewis Gaddis, On Grand Strategy
         Andrew Buchanan, Robert K. Brigham, Peter Trubowitz, Michael Green, James Graham Wilson, and John Lewis Gaddis

26    Perspectives on General David Petraeus’s SHAFR Keynote Address
         Peter L. Hahn, Brian C. Etheridge, Brian D’Haeseleer, and Aaron O’Connell

33    America First: The Past and Future of an Idea
          Melvyn P. Leffler, Andrew Preston, Christopher Nichols, David Milne, Beverly Gage, David Farber, Geoffrey Kabaservice, Jefferson Cowie, Maria Cristina Garcia, Darren Dochuk, Nicole Hemmer, Michael Froman, Philip Zelikow, and Robert Kagan

53   The Sorrows of International Historians, or My Travails in Brazil and St. Louis
          Markus Schoof

54    SHAFR Spotlights

63    Book Reviews

Zeb Larson on Ionut Popescu,Emergent Strategy and Grand Strategy: How
American Presidents Succeed in Foreign Policy
(Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins
University Press, 2017)
Matthew D. Linton on Fabio Lanza,The End of Concern: Maoist China, Activism, and Asian Studies (Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2017)
Thomas A. Schwartz on Sheldon A. Goldberg,The Reversal of U.S. Policy toward
West Germany, 1946-1955
(Athens, OH: Ohio University, 2017)
Justin Simundson on Max Boot,The Road Not Taken: Edward Lansdale and the
American Tragedy in Vietnam
(New York: Liveright, 2018)

68    Minutes of the June 2018 SHAFR Council Meeting
72    The Diplomatic Pouch
75    Dispatches
78    In Memoriam: Robert L. Beisner
80    In Memoriam: Michael H. Hunt
83    The Last Word: July 14 vs. July 4
            Kathryn C. Statler

Passport April 2018 cover
In This Issue:

4    Contributors

7    A Roundtable on Melvyn P. Leffler, Safeguarding Democratic Capitalism: U.S. Foreign Policy and National Security, 1920-2015
          Kristin L. Ahlberg, Chester J. Pach, Gretchen Heefner, Kelly Shannon, Campbell Craig, and Melvyn P. Leffler

21    A Roundtable on Jeffrey A. Engel, When the World Seemed New: George H.W. Bush and the End of the Cold War
          Brian C. Etheridge, Thomas A. Schwartz, John Robert Greene, Dustin Walcher, Fritz Bartel, and Jeffrey A. Engel

33    The Battle FDR Lost: The Failed Nomination of Boss Ed Flynn as Minister to Australia
           Michael J. Birkner

40    A Roundtable on Gregg Brazinsky, Winning the Third World: Sino-American Rivalry during the Cold War
          James I. Matray, Meredith Oyen, Jeffrey Crean, Pierre Asselin, Mitchell Lerner, and Gregg Brazinsky

50    Close, but No Cigar!
          Michael Schaller

52    The Shit Quote
         Jeffrey F. Taffet

54    SHAFR Spotlights

63    Book Reviews

Catherine Forslund on John Pomfret, The Beautiful Country and the Middle Kingdom: America and China, 1776 to the Present (New York: Henry Holt and Company, 2016)
Jeffrey A. Engel on Gregory F. Domber, Empowering Revolution: America, Poland and the End of the Cold War (Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina Press, 2014)
Andrew M. Johnston on Tony Smith, Why Wilson Matters: The Origin of American Liberal Internationalism and Its Crisis Today (Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2017)
Henry R. Maar, III on Louis Sell, From Washington to Moscow: US-Soviet Relations and the Collapse of the USSR (Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2016)

70    Minutes of the January 2018 SHAFR Council Meeting
72    The Diplomatic Pouch
75    Dispatches
76    In Memoriam: Sally Marks
77    The Last Word: Goodbye to All That
            Francis J. Gavin