H-War Content

Author: 
Arthur M. Eckstein
Reviewer: 
Joseph Frechette

Frechette on Eckstein, 'Rome Enters the Greek East: From Anarchy to Hierarchy in the Hellenistic Mediterranean, 230-170 BC'


Arthur M. Eckstein. Rome Enters the Greek East: From Anarchy to Hierarchy in the Hellenistic Mediterranean, 230-170 BC. Malden: Blackwell Publishers, 2008. xi + 439 pp. $119.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4051-6072-8.

Reviewed by Joseph Frechette
Published on H-War (March, 2009)
Commissioned by Brian G.H. Ditcham

Rome’s Imperial Moment in the East?

Author: 
Wayne H. Bowen, José E. Alvarez
Reviewer: 
Judith Keene

Keene on Bowen and Alvarez, 'A Military History of Modern Spain: From the Napoleonic Era to the International War on Terror'


Wayne H. Bowen, José E. Alvarez. A Military History of Modern Spain: From the Napoleonic Era to the International War on Terror. Westport: Praeger, 2007. viii + 222 pp. $49.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-275-99357-3.

Reviewed by Judith Keene (University of Sydney)
Published on H-War (March, 2009)
Commissioned by Janet G. Valentine

Author: 
Hannes Möhring
Reviewer: 
Timothy May

May on Möhring, 'Saladin: The Sultan and His Times, 1138-1193'


Hannes Möhring. Saladin: The Sultan and His Times, 1138-1193. Translated by David S. Bachrach. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2008. xxiii + 113 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8018-8991-2; $20.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8018-8992-9.

Reviewed by Timothy May
Published on H-War (March, 2009)
Commissioned by Brian G.H. Ditcham

Assessing Saladin

Author: 
David Milne
Reviewer: 
Richard Verrone

Verrone on Milne, 'America's Rasputin: Walt Rostow and the Vietnam War'


David Milne. America's Rasputin: Walt Rostow and the Vietnam War. New York: Hill and Wang, 2008. 336 pp. $26.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-374-10386-6.

Reviewed by Richard Verrone (Texas Tech University)
Published on H-War (March, 2009)
Commissioned by Janet G. Valentine

JFK's and LBJ’s True Believer

Author: 
Douglas T. Stuart
Reviewer: 
Diane Putney

Putney on Stuart, 'Creating the National Security State: A History of the Law That Transformed America.'


Douglas T. Stuart. Creating the National Security State: A History of the Law That Transformed America. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2008. 358 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-691-13371-3.

Reviewed by Diane Putney (Historical Office, Office of the Secretary of Defense)
Published on H-War (March, 2009)
Commissioned by Janet G. Valentine

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