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Historicon War College

Historicon is the premier historical wargaming convention on the east coast. This year, the convention is being held in Lancaster, Pennsylvania at the Lancaster County Convention Center.

I am running Historicon's War College this year, we are looking for military historians and game designers to give lectures, seminars, and round tables on topics of interest to historical war gamers during the convention.

This year's theme is jungle warfare, but any topic related to warfare is welcome.

Author: 
Alexander MacDonald
Reviewer: 
Kristi Lowenthal

Lowenthal on MacDonald, 'The Long Space Age: The Economic Origins of Space Exploration from Colonial America to the Cold War'

Alexander MacDonald. The Long Space Age: The Economic Origins of Space Exploration from Colonial America to the Cold War. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2017. 272 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-300-21932-6.

Reviewed by Kristi Lowenthal (School of Advanced Air and Space Studies, Air University) Published on H-War (April, 2019) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air War College)

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H-War Book Reviews

Author: 
Daniel J. Hughes, R. L. DiNardo
Reviewer: 
Jason Engle

Engle on Hughes and DiNardo, 'Imperial Germany and War, 1871-1918I'

Daniel J. Hughes, R. L. DiNardo. Imperial Germany and War, 1871-1918I. Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 2018. 752 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7006-2600-7.

Reviewed by Jason Engle (University of Southern Mississippi) Published on H-War (April, 2019) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air War College)

Author: 
Megan Koreman
Reviewer: 
Valerie Deacon

Deacon on Koreman, 'The Escape Line: How the Ordinary Heroes of Dutch-Paris Resisted the Nazi Occupation of Western Europe'

Megan Koreman. The Escape Line: How the Ordinary Heroes of Dutch-Paris Resisted the Nazi Occupation of Western Europe. New York: Oxford University Press, 2018. 416 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-066227-1.

Reviewed by Valerie Deacon (NYU-Shanghai) Published on H-War (April, 2019) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air War College)

Author: 
Peter Charles Hoffer
Reviewer: 
Jeremy Weber

Weber on Hoffer, 'Uncivil Warriors: The Lawyers' Civil War'

Peter Charles Hoffer. Uncivil Warriors: The Lawyers' Civil War. New York: Oxford University Press, 2018. 240 pp. $27.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-085176-7.

Reviewed by Jeremy Weber (Air War College, Air University) Published on H-War (April, 2019) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air War College)

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=53490

Author: 
Alexander MacDonald
Reviewer: 
Kristi Lowenthal

Lowenthal on MacDonald, 'The Long Space Age: The Economic Origins of Space Exploration from Colonial America to the Cold War'

Alexander MacDonald. The Long Space Age: The Economic Origins of Space Exploration from Colonial America to the Cold War. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2017. 272 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-300-21932-6.

Reviewed by Kristi Lowenthal (School of Advanced Air and Space Studies, Air University) Published on H-War (April, 2019) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air War College)

Author: 
Uzal Johnson
Reviewer: 
Ricardo A. Herrera

Herrera on Johnson, 'Captured at Kings Mountain: The Journal of Uzal Johnson, a Loyalist Surgeon'

Uzal Johnson. Captured at Kings Mountain: The Journal of Uzal Johnson, a Loyalist Surgeon. Edited by Wade S. Kolb III and Robert M. Weir. Columbia: University of South Carolina Press, 2011. Maps. 248 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-57003-961-4.

Reviewed by Ricardo A. Herrera (School of Advanced Military Studies) Published on H-War (April, 2019) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air War College)