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Author: 
John Pownall Reeves
Reviewer: 
Augustine Meaher

Meaher on Reeves, 'The Lone Flag: Memoir of the British Consul in Macao during World War II'


John Pownall Reeves. The Lone Flag: Memoir of the British Consul in Macao during World War II. Edited by Colin Day and Richard Garrett. Royal Asiatic Society Hong Kong Studies Series. Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press, 2014. Illustrations. 251 pp. $48.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-988-8208-32-6.

Reviewed by Augustine Meaher (Baltic Defense College)
Published on H-War (February, 2016)
Commissioned by Margaret Sankey

Author: 
Daniel Marston
Reviewer: 
Sumit Guha

Guha on Marston, 'The Indian Army and the End of the Raj'


Daniel Marston. The Indian Army and the End of the Raj. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2014. Illustrations, maps. 400 pp. $95.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-521-89975-8.

Reviewed by Sumit Guha (The University of Texas at Austin)
Published on H-War (February, 2016)
Commissioned by Margaret Sankey

Author: 
Paul J. Kosmin
Reviewer: 
Christian Djurslev

Djurslev on Kosmin, 'The Land of the Elephant Kings: Space, Territory, and Ideology in the Seleucid Empire'


Paul J. Kosmin. The Land of the Elephant Kings: Space, Territory, and Ideology in the Seleucid Empire. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2014. xv + 423 pp. $52.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-72882-0.

Reviewed by Christian Djurslev (University of Exeter)
Published on H-War (February, 2016)
Commissioned by Margaret Sankey

Author: 
Lindsey A. Freeman
Reviewer: 
Sarah Siff

Siff on Freeman, 'Longing for the Bomb: Oak Ridge and Atomic Nostalgia'


Lindsey A. Freeman. Longing for the Bomb: Oak Ridge and Atomic Nostalgia. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2015. 256 pp. $26.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4696-2237-8.

Reviewed by Sarah Siff (The Ohio State University)
Published on H-War (February, 2016)
Commissioned by Margaret Sankey

Author: 
Audra J. Wolfe
Reviewer: 
David Mills

Mills on Wolfe, 'Competing with the Soviets: Science, Technology, and the State in Cold War America'


Audra J. Wolfe. Competing with the Soviets: Science, Technology, and the State in Cold War America. Johns Hopkins Introductory Studies in the History of Science Series. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2013. viii + 166 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4214-0769-2; $19.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4214-0771-5.

Reviewed by David Mills (Minnesota West Community & Technical College )
Published on H-War (February, 2016)
Commissioned by Margaret Sankey

Pages

H-War Book Reviews

Author: 
John Pownall Reeves
Reviewer: 
Augustine Meaher

Meaher on Reeves, 'The Lone Flag: Memoir of the British Consul in Macao during World War II'


John Pownall Reeves. The Lone Flag: Memoir of the British Consul in Macao during World War II. Edited by Colin Day and Richard Garrett. Royal Asiatic Society Hong Kong Studies Series. Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press, 2014. Illustrations. 251 pp. $48.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-988-8208-32-6.

Reviewed by Augustine Meaher (Baltic Defense College)
Published on H-War (February, 2016)
Commissioned by Margaret Sankey

Author: 
Daniel Marston
Reviewer: 
Sumit Guha

Guha on Marston, 'The Indian Army and the End of the Raj'


Daniel Marston. The Indian Army and the End of the Raj. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2014. Illustrations, maps. 400 pp. $95.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-521-89975-8.

Reviewed by Sumit Guha (The University of Texas at Austin)
Published on H-War (February, 2016)
Commissioned by Margaret Sankey

Author: 
Paul J. Kosmin
Reviewer: 
Christian Djurslev

Djurslev on Kosmin, 'The Land of the Elephant Kings: Space, Territory, and Ideology in the Seleucid Empire'


Paul J. Kosmin. The Land of the Elephant Kings: Space, Territory, and Ideology in the Seleucid Empire. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2014. xv + 423 pp. $52.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-72882-0.

Reviewed by Christian Djurslev (University of Exeter)
Published on H-War (February, 2016)
Commissioned by Margaret Sankey

Author: 
Lindsey A. Freeman
Reviewer: 
Sarah Siff

Siff on Freeman, 'Longing for the Bomb: Oak Ridge and Atomic Nostalgia'


Lindsey A. Freeman. Longing for the Bomb: Oak Ridge and Atomic Nostalgia. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2015. 256 pp. $26.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4696-2237-8.

Reviewed by Sarah Siff (The Ohio State University)
Published on H-War (February, 2016)
Commissioned by Margaret Sankey

Author: 
Audra J. Wolfe
Reviewer: 
David Mills

Mills on Wolfe, 'Competing with the Soviets: Science, Technology, and the State in Cold War America'


Audra J. Wolfe. Competing with the Soviets: Science, Technology, and the State in Cold War America. Johns Hopkins Introductory Studies in the History of Science Series. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2013. viii + 166 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4214-0769-2; $19.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4214-0771-5.

Reviewed by David Mills (Minnesota West Community & Technical College )
Published on H-War (February, 2016)
Commissioned by Margaret Sankey