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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-...

ANN: Thavolia Glymph has won the George and Ann Richards Prize

On 2014-03-27 13:29, WILLIAM S. COSSEN wrote:

Thavolia Glymph has won the George and Ann Richards Prize for the best article published in The Journal of the Civil War Era in 2013.

Her article, “Rose’s War and the Gendered Politics of Slave Insurgency in the Civil War,” appeared in the December issue. The article was selected for the award by a two-person panel consisting of past Richards Prize winners. The prize earns the recipient a $1,000 award.

ANN: List Member new book: The Plan That Broke the World: The "Schlieffen Plan" and World War I

Date: Thursday, April 09, 2014 3:53 PM

Subject: ANN: List Member new book: The Plan That Broke the World: The "Schlieffen Plan" and World War I

Dear H-War members,

I've published a book which I believe might be of interest to you: The Plan That Broke the World: The "Schlieffen Plan" and World War I

Details may be found at: http://whatweretheythinking.williamdoneil.com/theplanthatbroketheworld/Index.htm

Thank you,

ANN: New book by Jan Vansina-Captivating: New Memoir of WWII Childhood

Subject: Univ of Wisc Press- Jan Vansina, "Captivating: New Memoir of WWII Childhood”

From: "DAWSON, RILEY L" <pubassistant@uwpress.wisc.edu>

Date: 2014-04-01 12:49

Greetings from the University of Wisconsin Press! We would like to call your attention to a new book by Jan Vansina, Captivating: New Memoir of WWII Childhood We hope that you will help us spread news of the book's publication. For more information or to request a review copy or author interview, please contact:

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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'

Michael Adas. Machines as the Measure of Men: Science, Technology, and Ideologies of Western Dominance. 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)