H-War Content

Re: ANN: New Book Series on World War I

The current debate in the UK on the First World War is not polarised on Left vs Right lines. Gove's comments caused considerable annoyance in his own party, and the Conservative & Labour Parties have generally striven to maintain a non-partisan approach to the centenary. Likewise, historians of Left wing & Right wing views have found themselves on the same side, either pro- or anti- Britain's intervention in the war.

Re: CROSS-POSTED REVIEW: Michigan War Studies Review 2014-018

In this excellent review closes with this comment:

"William Thomas makes the web connecting railroads, American society, and the Civil War so obvious that one wonders how it escaped detailed attention until now."

Uh,  not entirely.   Chris Gabel is someone who has been long interested in these things and his work on Civil War railroads is freely available in two neat little publications that have been around for some time here:

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H-War Book Reviews

Author: 
Ho-Won Jeong
Reviewer: 
Stefan Eisen

Eisen on Jeong, 'International Negotiation: Process and Strategies'


Ho-Won Jeong. International Negotiation: Process and Strategies. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2016. 295 pp. $34.99 (paper), ISBN 978-1-107-65148-7; $99.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-107-02640-7.

Reviewed by Stefan Eisen (Air University, Air Force Negotiations Center)
Published on H-War (April, 2018)
Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air War College)

Author: 
Willem Remmelink, ed. and trans.
Reviewer: 
Nicholas Sambaluk

Sambaluk on Remmelink, 'The Invasion of the Dutch East Indies'


Willem Remmelink, ed. and trans. The Invasion of the Dutch East Indies. Leiden: Leiden University Press, 2016. 672 pp. $87.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-90-8728-237-0.

Reviewed by Nicholas Sambaluk (Air University)
Published on H-War (April, 2018)
Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air War College)

Author: 
William A. Taylor
Reviewer: 
Philip Shackelford

Shackelford on Taylor, 'Military Service and American Democracy: From World War II to the Iraq and Afghanistan Wars'


William A. Taylor. Military Service and American Democracy: From World War II to the Iraq and Afghanistan Wars. Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 2016. 336 pp. $34.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7006-2320-4.

Reviewed by Philip Shackelford (South Arkansas Community College)
Published on H-War (April, 2018)
Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air War College)

Author: 
Jessica L. Adler
Reviewer: 
Evan Sullivan

Sullivan on Adler, 'Burdens of War: Creating the United States Veterans Health System'


Jessica L. Adler. Burdens of War: Creating the United States Veterans Health System. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2017. x + 353 pp. $49.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4214-2287-9.

Reviewed by Evan Sullivan (State University of New York at Albany)
Published on H-War (April, 2018)
Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air War College)

Author: 
Ronit Y. Stahl
Reviewer: 
John Young

Young on Stahl, 'Enlisting Faith: How the Military Chaplaincy Shaped Religion and State in Modern America'


Ronit Y. Stahl. Enlisting Faith: How the Military Chaplaincy Shaped Religion and State in Modern America. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2017. 384 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-97215-5.

Reviewed by John Young (University of Alabama)
Published on H-War (April, 2018)
Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air War College)