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The Jordan Saunders Seminar in Constitutional History

*The Jordan Saunders Seminar in Constitutional History for advanced

graduate students and junior faculty September 19, 26, October 10 and 24,

2014*

 

 *SLAVERY AND THE LAWS OF WAR*

Sponsored by the Institute for Constitutional History

 

*INSTRUCTORS*

James Oakes is Distinguished Professor of History and Graduate School

Humanities Professor at the Graduate Center of the City University of New

York. His most recent books are* Freedom National: The Destruction of

Re: CALL FOR AUTHORS: The Social Science of War: An Encyclopedia

I am replying a little late to this post, and I am interested in contributing an article, but I would like a clarification on the introductory lines:

"The story of social science and war is a long one, going back to the Roman military in the late second century b.c.e., when soldiers became the empire's worst enemy, pillaging citizens and creating social turmoil. But it is a story that has not been amply told."

Heritage Lottery Fund awards grant for First World War in the Air Exhibition at the Royal Air Force Museum

The Royal Air Force Museum has just received some great news from the Heritage Lottery Fund! We are able to announce that our ‘First World War in the Air’ project has been awarded a grant of £898,558. This will enable the museum to enact its plans for a dynamic First World War exhibition in our Grahame White Factory.

You can read the offical announcemnt here - http://www.rafmuseum.org.uk/london/whats-going-on/news/heritage-lottery-fund-awards-grant-...

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H-War Book Reviews

Author: 
Jonathan A. Epstein
Reviewer: 
Nicholas Sambaluk

Sambaluk on Epstein, 'Belgium's Dilemma: The Formation of the Belgian Defense Policy, 1932-1940'

Jonathan A. Epstein. Belgium's Dilemma: The Formation of the Belgian Defense Policy, 1932-1940. History of Warfare Series. Leiden: Brill Academic Publishers, 2014. 288 pp. $160.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-90-04-25467-1.

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

Author: 
Michael Adas
Reviewer: 
Geoff Bil

Bil on Adas, 'Machines as the Measure of Men: Science, Technology, and Ideologies of Western Dominance. With a New Preface Edition'

Michael Adas. Machines as the Measure of Men: Science, Technology, and Ideologies of Western Dominance. With a New Preface Edition. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2015. 456 pp. $26.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8014-7980-9.

Reviewed by Geoff Bil (University of British Columbia) Published on H-War (September, 2018) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air War College)

Author: 
Angus McLaren
Reviewer: 
Brett Bebber

Bebber on McLaren, 'Playboys and Mayfair Men: Crime, Class, Masculinity, and Fascism in 1930s London'

Angus McLaren. Playboys and Mayfair Men: Crime, Class, Masculinity, and Fascism in 1930s London. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2017. 272 pp. $24.95 (digital), ISBN 978-1-4214-2348-7; $24.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4214-2347-0.

Reviewed by Brett Bebber (Old Dominion University) Published on H-War (September, 2018) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air War College)

Author: 
Torkel Brekke, Vladimir Tikhonov, eds.
Reviewer: 
John Fitzmorris

Fitzmorris on Brekke and Tikhonov and eds., 'Military Chaplaincy in an Era of Religious Pluralism: Military-Religious Nexus in Asia, Europe, and USA'

Torkel Brekke, Vladimir Tikhonov, eds. Military Chaplaincy in an Era of Religious Pluralism: Military-Religious Nexus in Asia, Europe, and USA. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2017. viii + 270 pp. $49.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-947074-7.

Reviewed by John Fitzmorris (University of Southern Mississippi) Published on H-War (September, 2018) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air War College)

Author: 
Robert M. Dunkerly, Irene B. Boland
Reviewer: 
Jon Ault

Ault on Dunkerly and Boland, 'Eutaw Springs: The Final Battle of the American Revolution's Southern Campaign'

Robert M. Dunkerly, Irene B. Boland. Eutaw Springs: The Final Battle of the American Revolution's Southern Campaign. Columbia: University of South Carolina Press, 2017. 168 pp. $21.99 (paper), ISBN 978-1-61117-758-9.

Reviewed by Jon Ault (Independent Scholar) Published on H-War (September, 2018) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air War College)