H-War Content

Author: 
Stanley Weintraub
Reviewer: 
Shane Reilly

Reilly on Weintraub, 'A Christmas Far from Home: An Epic Tale of Courage and Survival during the Korean War'


Stanley Weintraub. A Christmas Far from Home: An Epic Tale of Courage and Survival during the Korean War. Boston: Da Capo Press, 2014. Maps. 304 pp. $26.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-306-82232-2.

Reviewed by Shane Reilly (Army Heritage and Education Center)
Published on H-War (February, 2018)
Commissioned by Margaret Sankey

Author: 
William Hogeland
Reviewer: 
Ryan W. Booth

Booth on Hogeland, 'Autumn of the Black Snake: The Creation of the U.S. Army and the Invasion that Opened the West'


William Hogeland. Autumn of the Black Snake: The Creation of the U.S. Army and the Invasion that Opened the West. New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2017. 464 pp. $28.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-374-90177-6.

Reviewed by Ryan W. Booth (Washington State University)
Published on H-War (February, 2018)
Commissioned by Margaret Sankey

Author: 
David Smith
Reviewer: 
Ricardo Herrera

Herrera on Smith, 'William Howe and the American War of Independence'


David Smith. William Howe and the American War of Independence. Bloomsbury Studies in Military History Series. New York: Bloomsbury Publishing, 2015. 208 pp. $112.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4725-8535-6.

Reviewed by Ricardo Herrera (School of Advanced Military Studies)
Published on H-War (February, 2018)
Commissioned by Margaret Sankey

CROSS-POSTED REVIEW: H-Net Review [H-Diplo]: Selden on Grygiel and Mitchell, 'The Unquiet Frontier: Rising Rivals, Vulnerable Allies, and the Crisis of American Power'

Jakub J. Grygiel, A. Wess Mitchell.  The Unquiet Frontier: Rising
Rivals, Vulnerable Allies, and the Crisis of American Power.
Princeton  Princeton University Press, 2016.  240 pp/.  $29.95
(cloth), ISBN 978-0-691-16375-8.

Reviewed by Zachary Selden (University of Florida)
Published on H-Diplo (November, 2016)
Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

Pages

H-War Book Reviews

Author: 
Brian Lavery
Reviewer: 
Perry Colvin

Colvin on Lavery, 'Churchill Warrior: How a Military Life Guided Winston's Finest Hours'


Brian Lavery. Churchill Warrior: How a Military Life Guided Winston's Finest Hours. Oxford: Casemate, 2017. 448 pp. $32.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-910860-22-9.

Reviewed by Perry Colvin (Auburn University)
Published on H-War (February, 2018)
Commissioned by Margaret Sankey

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=51006

Author: 
Ricardo A. Herrera
Reviewer: 
Kevin Vanzant

Vanzant on Herrera, 'For Liberty and the Republic: The American Citizen as Soldier, 1775-1861'


Ricardo A. Herrera. For Liberty and the Republic: The American Citizen as Soldier, 1775-1861. New York: New York University Press, 2015. 272 pp. $55.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4798-1994-2.

Reviewed by Kevin Vanzant (Tennessee State University)
Published on H-War (February, 2018)
Commissioned by Margaret Sankey

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=43906

Author: 
Christopher Phillips
Reviewer: 
Andy Forney

Forney on Phillips, 'The Rivers Ran Backward: The Civil War and the Remaking of the American Middle Border'


Christopher Phillips. The Rivers Ran Backward: The Civil War and the Remaking of the American Middle Border. New York: Oxford University Press, 2016. 528 pp. $36.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-518723-6.

Reviewed by Andy Forney (Texas Christian University / US Army)
Published on H-War (February, 2018)
Commissioned by Margaret Sankey

Author: 
Jason C. Parker
Reviewer: 
Samantha A. Taylor

Taylor on Parker, 'Hearts, Minds, Voices: US Cold War Public Diplomacy and the Formation of the Third World'


Jason C. Parker. Hearts, Minds, Voices: US Cold War Public Diplomacy and the Formation of the Third World. New York: Oxford University Press, 2016. Illustrations. 280 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-025184-0.

Reviewed by Samantha A. Taylor (University of Southern Mississippi)
Published on H-War (February, 2018)
Commissioned by Margaret Sankey

Author: 
Judith Van Buskirk
Reviewer: 
Geoffrey Jensen

Jensen on Van Buskirk, 'Standing in their Own Light: African American Patriots in the American Revolution'


Judith Van Buskirk. Standing in their Own Light: African American Patriots in the American Revolution. Norman: University of Oklahoma, 2017. 312 pp. $34.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8061-5635-4.

Reviewed by Geoffrey Jensen (Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, College of Security and Intelligence Studies)
Published on H-War (February, 2018)
Commissioned by Margaret Sankey