H-War Content

Author: 
J. E. Lendon
Reviewer: 
James Bloom

Bloom on Lendon, 'Soldiers & Ghosts: A History of Battle in Classical Antiquity'

J. E. Lendon. Soldiers & Ghosts: A History of Battle in Classical Antiquity. New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 2005. xii+ 468 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-300-10663-3.

Reviewed by James Bloom (Independent Scholar) Published on H-War (December, 2005)

Heroic Mythology and Soldiering in Antiquity

Author: 
Patricia A. Weitsman
Reviewer: 
Hugh F. Dubrulle

Dubrulle on Weitsman, 'Dangerous Alliances: Proponents of Peace, Weapons of War'

Patricia A. Weitsman. Dangerous Alliances: Proponents of Peace, Weapons of War. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2004. xii + 244 pp. $49.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8047-4866-7.

Reviewed by Hugh F. Dubrulle (Department of History, St. Anselm College) Published on H-War (December, 2005)

"Hold Your Friends Close, But Your Enemies Closer"

Author: 
John Sadler
Reviewer: 
Peter Konieczny

Konieczny on Sadler, 'Border Fury: England and Scotland at War, 1296-1568'

John Sadler. Border Fury: England and Scotland at War, 1296-1568. England: Pearson Longman, 2005. xiv + 617 pp. $26.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-582-77293-9.

Reviewed by Peter Konieczny (Oxford College (Toronto)) Published on H-War (December, 2005)

The Long, Very Long, War

Author: 
Xu Guoqi
Reviewer: 
Peter Worthing

Worthing on Guoqi, 'China and the Great War: China's Pursuit of a New National Identity and Internationalization'

Xu Guoqi. China and the Great War: China's Pursuit of a New National Identity and Internationalization. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2005. xiv + 316 pp. $80.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-521-84212-9.

Reviewed by Peter Worthing (Department of History, Texas Christian University) Published on H-War (December, 2005)

Beyond Betrayal: The Larger Picture of China and World War I

Author: 
John Sadler
Reviewer: 
Peter Konieczny

Konieczny on Sadler, 'Border Fury: England and Scotland at War, 1296-1568'

John Sadler. Border Fury: England and Scotland at War, 1296-1568. England: Pearson Longman, 2005. xiv + 617 pp. $26.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-582-77293-9.

Reviewed by Peter Konieczny (Oxford College (Toronto)) Published on H-War (December, 2005)

The Long, Very Long, War

Pages

H-War Book Reviews

Author: 
Margarette Lincoln
Reviewer: 
John R. Burrow

Burrow on Lincoln, 'Trading in War: London's Maritime World in the Age of Cook and Nelson'

Margarette Lincoln. Trading in War: London's Maritime World in the Age of Cook and Nelson. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2018. 304 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-300-22748-2.

Reviewed by John R. Burrow (Mississippi State University) Published on H-War (March, 2019) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air War College)

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=53109

Author: 
Jerry D. Thompson
Reviewer: 
Evan C. Rothera

Rothera on Thompson, 'Tejano Tiger: José de los Santos Benavides and the Texas-Mexico Borderlands, 1823-1891'

Jerry D. Thompson. Tejano Tiger: José de los Santos Benavides and the Texas-Mexico Borderlands, 1823-1891. The Texas Biography Series. Fort Worth: Texas Christian University Press, 2017. xii + 412 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-87565-407-2.

Reviewed by Evan C. Rothera (Sam Houston State University) Published on H-War (March, 2019) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air War College)

Author: 
Mike Huggins
Reviewer: 
Janet Mullin

Mullin on Huggins, 'Horse Racing and British Society in the Long Eighteenth Century'

Mike Huggins. Horse Racing and British Society in the Long Eighteenth Century. Rochester: Boydell Press, 2018. 316 pp. $80.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-78327-318-8.

Reviewed by Janet Mullin (St. Thomas University) Published on H-War (March, 2019) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air War College)

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=52857

Author: 
Andrew Orr
Reviewer: 
Abigail Lewis

Lewis on Orr, 'Women and the French Army during the World Wars, 1914-1940'

Andrew Orr. Women and the French Army during the World Wars, 1914-1940. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2017. xxvi + 192 pp. $30.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-253-02677-4; $75.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-253-02630-9.

Reviewed by Abigail Lewis (University of Wisconsin-Madison) Published on H-War (March, 2019) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air War College)

Author: 
Benjamin Ziemann
Reviewer: 
Matthew Hershey

Hershey on Ziemann, 'Violence and the German Soldier in the Great War: Killing, Dying, Surviving'

Benjamin Ziemann. Violence and the German Soldier in the Great War: Killing, Dying, Surviving. Translated by Andrew Evans. London: Bloomsbury Academic, 2017. 320 pp. $114.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4742-3958-5.

Reviewed by Matthew Hershey (University of Michigan) Published on H-War (March, 2019) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air War College)