Books of Note September 2019

September 2019

The Last Secret: The Final Documents from the June Fourth Crackdown
Edited by Bao Pu

China Tomorrow: Democracy or Dictatorship
By Jean-Pierre Cabestan

A Fistful of Shells: West Africa from the Rise of the Slave Trade to the Age of Revolution
By Toby Green

Dreamers: How Young Indians are Changing the World
By Snigdha Poonam

Scots and Catalans: Union and Disunion
By J.H. Elliott

Democracy for Sale: Elections, Clientism, and the State of Indonesia
By Edward Espinall and Ward Berenschot

Evidence for Hope: Making Human Rights Work in the 21st Century
By Kathryn Kikkink

Calm Before the Storm: Desert Storm Diaries and Other Stories
By Marlin Fitzwater

Foreign Service Accounts from the Oral History Archives

September 2018

August marks the 30th anniversary of the Burmese student pro-democracy demonstrations that began on “8/8/88”. The U.S. subsequently withdrew its ambassador in protest of the military regime, beginning a hiatus in relations that lasted until 2012.