Reading back through various archived postings here at H-War, it seems to be the consensus that Military Professionalism and the Warrior Ethos are to be dichotomized against each other. In my opinion, this is a needless and counterproductive dichotomy. An army that wants to win its battles, campaigns, and wars must have both Military Professionalism and the Warrior Ethos in balanced measure. Military Professionalism and the Warrior Ethos must work togeth
This seminar series will host postgraduate researchers in the fields of International History and International Relations. It will take place across the Universities of Leeds and York.
The mixed legacy of heroic sacrifice and bitter division of the American Civil War continues to permeate popular culture and political discourse. As a growing minority in the 1860s, making up about ten percent of the United States population concentrated in the north, Catholics were embedded in this conflict. Their relatively unknown story was recently and expertly addressed by historian William B. Kurtz in his book Excommunicated from the Union: How the Civil War Created a Separate Catholic America.
Rebecca Brannon. From Revolution to Reunion: The Reintegration of
the South Carolina Loyalists. Columbia University of South Carolina
Press, 2016. Illustrations. 232 pp. $49.99 (cloth), ISBN
Reviewed by Jason Stroud (University of North Carolina-Greensboro)
Published on H-Early-America (May, 2018)
Commissioned by Joshua J. Jeffers
Malcolm M. Craig. America, Britain and Pakistan's Nuclear Weapons
Programme, 1974-1980: A Dream of Nightmare Proportions. Basingstoke
Palgrave Macmillan, 2017. 319 pp. $109.00 (cloth), ISBN
Reviewed by Jayita Sarkar (Boston University)
Published on H-Diplo (April, 2018)
Commissioned by Seth Offenbach
Tod Hoffman. Al Qaeda Declares War: The African Embassy Bombings and
America's Search for Justice. Lebanon Fore Edge, 2014.
Illustrations. 252 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-61168-546-6;
$24.99 (e-book), ISBN 978-1-61168-565-7.
Reviewed by Marsha R. Robinson (Miami University of Ohio)
Published on H-FedHist (June, 2018)
Commissioned by Caryn E. Neumann
New in MiWSR
I work with undergraduate students from disadvantaged backgrounds to prepare them for graduate school through the McNair Scholars Program (more info here: https://www2.ed.gov/programs/triomcnair/index.html)