H-War Content

In January issue of the Journal of Democracy is here, Zoltan Barany investigates why Russia’s military failed.

In the new issue of the Journal of Democracy (available free on ProjectMuse until February 14), Zoltan Barany argues that the corruption of the Putin regime has crippled Russia’s military power:

Author: 
Marvin Pokrant
Reviewer: 
Joseph Carignan

Carignan on Pokrant, 'New Principles of War: Enduring Truths with Timeless Examples'

Marvin Pokrant. New Principles of War: Enduring Truths with Timeless Examples. Lincoln: Potomac Books, An imprint of the University of Nebraska Press, 2021. 376 pp. $27.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-64012-222-2.

Reviewed by Joseph Carignan (Air University, Air War College) Published on H-War (January, 2023) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air University)

Author: 
Mark Wilde-Ramsing, Linda F. Carnes-McNaughton
Reviewer: 
Jess Cragg

Cragg on Wilde-Ramsing and Carnes-McNaughton, 'Blackbeard's Sunken Prize: The 300-Year Voyage of Queen Anne's Revenge'

Mark Wilde-Ramsing, Linda F. Carnes-McNaughton. Blackbeard's Sunken Prize: The 300-Year Voyage of Queen Anne's Revenge. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2018. 224 pp. $28.00 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4696-4052-5

[CfP] Commemoration and Heritage: First World War Memorials and Cemeteries (Kraków, 1–3 June 2023)

Call for Papers

Commemoration and Heritage: First World War Memorials and Cemeteries

Kraków, 1–3 June 2023

Organiser: Critical Heritage Studies Hub at the Jagiellonian University & Institute of History, Jagiellonian University

Venue: Jagiellonian University, Kraków

Date: 1–3 June 2023 (Thursday–Saturday)

Application deadline: March 15, 2023

Form of abstracts: electronic file (doc, docx, pdf), up to 300 words

Working language: English

 

H-War Book Reviews

Author: 
Marvin Pokrant
Reviewer: 
Joseph Carignan

Carignan on Pokrant, 'New Principles of War: Enduring Truths with Timeless Examples'

Marvin Pokrant. New Principles of War: Enduring Truths with Timeless Examples. Lincoln: Potomac Books, An imprint of the University of Nebraska Press, 2021. 376 pp. $27.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-64012-222-2.

Reviewed by Joseph Carignan (Air University, Air War College) Published on H-War (January, 2023) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air University)

Author: 
Mark Wilde-Ramsing, Linda F. Carnes-McNaughton
Reviewer: 
Jess Cragg

Cragg on Wilde-Ramsing and Carnes-McNaughton, 'Blackbeard's Sunken Prize: The 300-Year Voyage of Queen Anne's Revenge'

Mark Wilde-Ramsing, Linda F. Carnes-McNaughton. Blackbeard's Sunken Prize: The 300-Year Voyage of Queen Anne's Revenge. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2018. 224 pp. $28.00 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4696-4052-5

Author: 
Susan Jeffords, Fahed Yahya Al-Sumait, eds.
Reviewer: 
Reagan Fancher

Fancher on Jeffords and Al-Sumait, 'Covering bin Laden: Global Media and the World's Most Wanted Man'

Susan Jeffords, Fahed Yahya Al-Sumait, eds. Covering bin Laden: Global Media and the World's Most Wanted Man. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2015. 304 pp. $30.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-252-08040-1

Author: 
John Beeler, ed.
Reviewer: 
Bradley Cesario

Cesario on Beeler, 'The Milne Papers: The Papers of Admiral of the Fleet Sir Alexander Milne, Bt., K.C.B. (1806-1896), vol. 2, The Royal Navy and the Outbreak of the American Civil War, 1860-1862'

John Beeler, ed. The Milne Papers: The Papers of Admiral of the Fleet Sir Alexander Milne, Bt., K.C.B. (1806-1896), vol. 2, The Royal Navy and the Outbreak of the American Civil War, 1860-1862. Publications of the Navy Records Society Series. London: Routledge, 2016. 760 pp. $160.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4094-4686-6; $54.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-911423-91-1.