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: 
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)