Reviews

Author: 
Nadia Schadlow
Reviewer: 
Douglas Peifer

Peifer on Schadlow, 'War and the Art of Governance: Consolidating Combat Success into Political Victory'


Nadia Schadlow. War and the Art of Governance: Consolidating Combat Success into Political Victory. Washington DC: Georgetown University Press, 2017. 344 pp. $32.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-62616-410-9; $64.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-62616-409-3.

Reviewed by Douglas Peifer (Air University, Air War College)
Published on H-War (August, 2017)
Commissioned by Margaret Sankey

Author: 
Mark Strecker
Reviewer: 
Bradley Cesario

Cesario on Strecker, 'Shanghaiing Sailors: A Maritime History of Forced Labor, 1849/1915'


Mark Strecker. Shanghaiing Sailors: A Maritime History of Forced Labor, 1849/1915. Jefferson: McFarland & Company, 2014. 260 pp. $39.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-7864-9451-4.

Reviewed by Bradley Cesario (Texas A&M University)
Published on H-War (August, 2017)
Commissioned by Margaret Sankey

Author: 
Jaap Jacobs, L. H. Roper, eds.
Reviewer: 
Greg Rogers

Rogers on Jacobs and Roper, 'The Worlds of the Seventeenth-Century Hudson Valley'


Jaap Jacobs, L. H. Roper, eds. The Worlds of the Seventeenth-Century Hudson Valley. An American Region: Studies in the Hudson Valley Series. Albany: State University of New York Press, 2014. 277 pp. $80.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4384-5097-1.

Reviewed by Greg Rogers (SUNY Cobleskill)
Published on H-War (August, 2017)
Commissioned by Margaret Sankey

Author: 
Martha Smith-Norris
Reviewer: 
Ryan Archibald

Archibald on Smith-Norris, 'Domination and Resistance: The United States and the Marshall Islands During the Cold War'


Martha Smith-Norris. Domination and Resistance: The United States and the Marshall Islands During the Cold War. University of Hawai'i Press, 2016. x + 249 pages. $62.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8248-4762-3.

Reviewed by Ryan Archibald (University of Washington)
Published on H-War (August, 2017)
Commissioned by Margaret Sankey

Author: 
Edward J. Klekowski, Libby Klekowski
Reviewer: 
Kevin Braam

Braam on Klekowski and Klekowski, 'Americans in Occupied Belgium, 1914/1918: Accounts of the War from Journalists, Tourists, Troops and Medical staff'


Edward J. Klekowski, Libby Klekowski. Americans in Occupied Belgium, 1914/1918: Accounts of the War from Journalists, Tourists, Troops and Medical staff. Jefferson: McFarland, 2014. 296 pp. $45.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-7864-7255-0.

Reviewed by Kevin Braam (U.S. Army)
Published on H-War (August, 2017)
Commissioned by Margaret Sankey

Author: 
Gerhard Paul Gross
Reviewer: 
Robert Kirchubel

Kirchubel on Gross, 'The Myth and Reality of German Warfare: Operational Thinking from Moltke the Elder to Heusinger'


Gerhard Paul Gross. The Myth and Reality of German Warfare: Operational Thinking from Moltke the Elder to Heusinger. Ed. David T. Zabecki. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 2016. 464 pp. $49.79 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8131-6837-1.

Reviewed by Robert Kirchubel (Purdue University)
Published on H-War (July, 2017)
Commissioned by Margaret Sankey

Farewell to German Operational and General Staff Excellence

Author: 
Douglas Egerton
Reviewer: 
Geoffrey Jensen

Jensen on Egerton, 'Thunder at the Gates: The Black Civil War Regiments that Redeemed America'


Douglas Egerton. Thunder at the Gates: The Black Civil War Regiments that Redeemed America. New York: Basic Books, 2016. 448 pp. $29.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-465-09664-0.

Reviewed by Geoffrey Jensen (Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, College of Security and Intelligence Studies)
Published on H-War (July, 2017)
Commissioned by Margaret Sankey

Author: 
Philip Levy
Reviewer: 
Lindsay Chervinsky

Chervinsky on Levy, 'George Washington Written Upon the Land: Nature, Memory, Myth, and Landscape'


Philip Levy. George Washington Written Upon the Land: Nature, Memory, Myth, and Landscape. Morgantown: West Virginia University Press, 2015. 224 pp. $22.99 (paper), ISBN 978-1-940425-90-0.

Reviewed by Lindsay Chervinsky (University of California, Davis)
Published on H-War (July, 2017)
Commissioned by Margaret Sankey

Author: 
John C. Fredriksen
Reviewer: 
Katrina Ponti

Ponti on Fredriksen, 'The War of 1812: U.S. War Department Correspondence, 1812-1815'


John C. Fredriksen. The War of 1812: U.S. War Department Correspondence, 1812-1815. Jefferson: McFarland & Company, 2016. 488 pp. $95.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-7864-9408-8.

Reviewed by Katrina Ponti (University of Rochester)
Published on H-War (July, 2017)
Commissioned by Margaret Sankey

Author: 
Suzanne Geissler
Reviewer: 
Scott Mobley

Mobley on Geissler, 'God and Sea Power: The Influence of Religion on Alfred Thayer Mahan'


Suzanne Geissler. God and Sea Power: The Influence of Religion on Alfred Thayer Mahan. Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 2015. 280 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-61251-843-5.

Reviewed by Scott Mobley (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
Published on H-War (July, 2017)
Commissioned by Margaret Sankey

Author: 
G. W. L. Nicholson
Reviewer: 
Nicholas Sambaluk

Sambaluk on Nicholson, 'Canadian Expeditionary Force, 1914-1919: Official History of the Canadian Army in the First World War'


G. W. L. Nicholson. Canadian Expeditionary Force, 1914-1919: Official History of the Canadian Army in the First World War. Montreal: McGill-Queen's University Press, 2015. 676 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7735-4617-2.

Reviewed by Nicholas Sambaluk (Air University)
Published on H-War (July, 2017)
Commissioned by Margaret Sankey

Author: 
Bridget Ford
Reviewer: 
Megan L. Bever

Bever on Ford, 'Bonds of Union: Religion, Race, and Politics in a Civil War Borderland'


Bridget Ford. Bonds of Union: Religion, Race, and Politics in a Civil War Borderland. Civil War America Series. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2016. 424 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4696-2622-2.

Reviewed by Megan L. Bever (Missouri Southern State University)
Published on H-War (July, 2017)
Commissioned by Margaret Sankey

Author: 
Joel S. Kovarsky
Reviewer: 
Jordan Fansler

Fansler on Kovarsky, 'The True Geography of Our Country: Jefferson's Cartographic Vision'


Joel S. Kovarsky. The True Geography of Our Country: Jefferson's Cartographic Vision. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2014. 200 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8139-3558-4.

Reviewed by Jordan Fansler (University of New Hampshire)
Published on H-War (July, 2017)
Commissioned by Margaret Sankey

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