Reviews

Author: 
Christopher J. Fettweis
Reviewer: 
Samantha A. Taylor

Taylor on Fettweis, 'Psychology of a Superpower: Security and Dominance in U.S. Foreign Policy'

Christopher J. Fettweis. Psychology of a Superpower: Security and Dominance in U.S. Foreign Policy. New York: Columbia University Press, 2018. vii + 269 pp. $30.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-231-18771-8.

Reviewed by Samantha A. Taylor (United States Army War College) Published on H-War (June, 2019) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air University)

Author: 
Mark Hewitson
Reviewer: 
Gavin Wiens

Wiens on Hewitson, 'The People's Wars: Histories of Violence in the German Lands, 1820-1888'

Mark Hewitson. The People's Wars: Histories of Violence in the German Lands, 1820-1888. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2017. xii + 567 pp. $130.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-956426-2.

Reviewed by Gavin Wiens (University of Toronto) Published on H-War (June, 2019) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air University)

Author: 
Carter Malkasian
Reviewer: 
James Bradford

Bradford on Malkasian, 'War Comes to Garmser: Thirty Years of Conflict on the Afghan Frontier'

Carter Malkasian. War Comes to Garmser: Thirty Years of Conflict on the Afghan Frontier. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press, 2016. 360 pp. $21.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-19-939001-4.

Reviewed by James Bradford (Babson College) Published on H-War (June, 2019) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air University)

Author: 
Margaret D. Sankey
Reviewer: 
Heather M. Stur

Stur on Sankey, 'Women and War in the 21st Century: A Country-by-Country Guide'

Margaret D. Sankey. Women and War in the 21st Century: A Country-by-Country Guide. Santa Barbara: ABC-CLIO, 2018. xxxiii + 319 pp. $61.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4408-5765-2; $61.00 (e-book), ISBN 978-1-4408-5766-9.

Reviewed by Heather M. Stur (University of Southern Mississippi) Published on H-War (June, 2019) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Lizzie Oliver
Reviewer: 
Rong (Aries) Li

Li on Oliver, 'Prisoners of the Sumatra Railway: Narratives of History and Memory'

Lizzie Oliver. Prisoners of the Sumatra Railway: Narratives of History and Memory. War, Culture and Society Series. London: Bloomsbury Academic, 2017. Illustrations. 192 pp. $102.60 (e-book), ISBN 978-1-350-02414-4; $114.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-350-02412-0.

Reviewed by Rong (Aries) Li (Rutgers University) Published on H-War (June, 2019) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air University)

Author: 
Amita Das, Aditya Das
Reviewer: 
Greg Mole

Mole on Das and Das, 'Defending British India against Napoleon: The Foreign Policy of Governor-General Lord Minto, 1807-13'

Amita Das, Aditya Das. Defending British India against Napoleon: The Foreign Policy of Governor-General Lord Minto, 1807-13. Rochester: Boydell Press, 2016. 288 pp. $120.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-78327-129-0.

Reviewed by Greg Mole (University of Memphis) Published on H-War (June, 2019) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air University)

Author: 
Ernesto Bassi
Reviewer: 
Jamie Goodall

Goodall on Bassi, 'An Aqueous Territory: Sailor Geographies and New Granada's Transimperial Greater Caribbean World'

Ernesto Bassi. An Aqueous Territory: Sailor Geographies and New Granada's Transimperial Greater Caribbean World. Durham: Duke University Press, 2017. 360 pp. $28.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8223-6240-1; $104.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8223-6220-3.

Reviewed by Jamie Goodall (Stevenson University) Published on H-War (June, 2019) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air University)

Author: 
Roy Adkins, Lesley Adkins
Reviewer: 
Jon Ault

Ault on Adkins and Adkins, 'Gibraltar: The Greatest Siege in British History'

Roy Adkins, Lesley Adkins. Gibraltar: The Greatest Siege in British History. New York: Viking, 2018. xxvi + 449 pp. Illustrations. $30.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7352-2162-8.

Reviewed by Jon Ault (Independent Scholar) Published on H-War (June, 2019) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air University)

Author: 
John A. Wood
Reviewer: 
Martin Clemis

Clemis on Wood, 'Veteran Narratives and the Collective Memory of the Vietnam War'

John A. Wood. Veteran Narratives and the Collective Memory of the Vietnam War. Athens: Ohio University Press, 2016. 200 pp. $22.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8214-2223-6.

Reviewed by Martin Clemis (Temple University) Published on H-War (June, 2019) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air University)

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=52089

Author: 
James Hinton
Reviewer: 
Tina M. Peabody

Peabody on Hinton, 'Seven Lives from Mass Observation: Britain in the Late Twentieth Century'

James Hinton. Seven Lives from Mass Observation: Britain in the Late Twentieth Century. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2016. 190 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-878713-6.

Reviewed by Tina M. Peabody (University at Albany, SUNY) Published on H-War (June, 2019) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air University)

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=53209

Author: 
Kelly O'Neill
Reviewer: 
Mara Kozelsky

Kozelsky on O'Neill, 'Claiming Crimea: A History of Catherine the Great's Southern Empire'

Kelly O'Neill. Claiming Crimea: A History of Catherine the Great's Southern Empire. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2017. 384 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-300-21829-9.

Reviewed by Mara Kozelsky (University of South Alabama) Published on H-War (June, 2019) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air University)

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=53219

Author: 
Sean M. Judge
Reviewer: 
Lewis Bernstein

Bernstein on Judge, 'The Turn of the Tide in the Pacific War: Strategic Initiative, Intelligence, and Command, 1941-1943'

Sean M. Judge. The Turn of the Tide in the Pacific War: Strategic Initiative, Intelligence, and Command, 1941-1943. Edited by Jonathan M. House. Modern War Studies Series. Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 2018. 296 pp. $34.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7006-2598-7.

Reviewed by Lewis Bernstein (Independent Scholar) Published on H-War (June, 2019) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air University)

Author: 
John Haldon
Reviewer: 
Joseph Frechette

Frechette on Haldon, 'The Empire That Would Not Die: The Paradox of Eastern Roman Survival, 640-740'

John Haldon. The Empire That Would Not Die: The Paradox of Eastern Roman Survival, 640-740. Carl Newell Jackson Lectures Series. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2016. 432 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-08877-1.

Reviewed by Joseph Frechette (University of Maryland) Published on H-War (June, 2019) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air University)

Author: 
John Andreas Olsen, ed.
Reviewer: 
Michael Weaver

Weaver on Olsen, 'Airpower Applied: U.S., NATO, and Israeli Combat Experience'

John Andreas Olsen, ed. Airpower Applied: U.S., NATO, and Israeli Combat Experience. History of Military Aviation Series. Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 2017. xviii + 413 pp. $49.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-68247-075-6.

Reviewed by Michael Weaver (Air University, Air Command and Staff College) Published on H-War (May, 2019) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air University)

Author: 
Ian Barnes
Reviewer: 
Catherine Gibson

Gibson on Barnes, 'Restless Empire: A Historical Atlas of Russia'

Ian Barnes. Restless Empire: A Historical Atlas of Russia. Cambridge: Belknap Press, 2015. xvii + 222 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-50467-7.

Reviewed by Catherine Gibson (European University Institute) Published on H-War (May, 2019) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air University)

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=53296

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