H-War Content

Re: Warrior and Soldier, what’s the difference?

Thanks for the recommendation, John. Except when Ricks is referring to George Marshal (and maybe Ike and Ridgeway), _The Generals_ is anything but hagiographic - he rips Army generalship a new one, or at least damns with faint praise, on every page.

Rob Kirchubel

PS: Self promotion is completely acceptable, and indeed expected!

Author: 
Andrew L. Oros
Reviewer: 
Isaac Meyer

Meyer on Oros, 'Japan's Security Renaissance: New Policies and Politics for the Twenty-First Century'

Andrew L. Oros. Japan's Security Renaissance: New Policies and Politics for the Twenty-First Century. New York: Columbia University Press, 2017. 320 pp. $90.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-231-17260-8; $30.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-231-17261-5.

Reviewed by Isaac Meyer (Independent Scholar) Published on H-War (August, 2018) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air War College)

Author: 
Eric Hinderaker
Reviewer: 
Abigail Chandler

Chandler on Hinderaker, 'Boston's Massacre'

Eric Hinderaker. Boston's Massacre. Belknap Press: An Imprint of Harvard University Press, 2017. 384 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-04833-1.

Reviewed by Abigail Chandler (University of Massachusetts Lowell) Published on H-War (August, 2018) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air War College)

Author: 
Michael Berry, Chiho Sawada, eds.
Reviewer: 
Thomas Arnold

Arnold on Berry and Sawada, 'Divided Lenses: Screen Memories of War in East Asia'

Michael Berry, Chiho Sawada, eds. Divided Lenses: Screen Memories of War in East Asia. Honolulu: University of Hawai'i Press, 2016. viii + 331 pp. $58.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8248-5151-4.

Reviewed by Thomas Arnold (San Diego Mesa College) Published on H-War (August, 2018) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air War College)

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H-War Book Reviews

Author: 
Delia Malia Caparoso Konzett
Reviewer: 
Samantha Cabusora

Cabusora on Konzett, 'Hollywood's Hawaii: Race, Nation, and War'

Delia Malia Caparoso Konzett. Hollywood's Hawaii: Race, Nation, and War. War Culture Series. New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 2017. 264 pp. $27.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8135-8743-1; $99.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8135-8744-8.

Reviewed by Samantha Cabusora (University of Wisconsin-Madison) Published on H-War (September, 2018) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air War College)

Author: 
Kelly D. Mezurek
Reviewer: 
Dawn Wiley

Wiley on Mezurek, 'For Their Own Cause: The 27th United States Colored Troops'

Kelly D. Mezurek. For Their Own Cause: The 27th United States Colored Troops. Kent: Kent State University, 2016. 368 pp. $37.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-60635-289-2.

Reviewed by Dawn Wiley (University of Alabama) Published on H-War (September, 2018) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air War College)

Author: 
Paul Fox
Reviewer: 
Robert Mueller-Stahl

Mueller-Stahl on Fox, 'The Image of the Soldier in German Culture, 1871-1933'

Paul Fox. The Image of the Soldier in German Culture, 1871-1933. A Modern History of Politics and Violence Series. London: Bloomsbury Academic, 2018. Illustrations. xii + 225 pp. $114.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4742-2614-1.

Reviewed by Robert Mueller-Stahl (University of Wisconsin-Madison) Published on H-War (September, 2018) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air War College)

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)