Reviews

Author: 
Marvin Pokrant
Reviewer: 
Joseph Carignan

Carignan on Pokrant, 'New Principles of War: Enduring Truths with Timeless Examples'

Marvin Pokrant. New Principles of War: Enduring Truths with Timeless Examples. Lincoln: Potomac Books, An imprint of the University of Nebraska Press, 2021. 376 pp. $27.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-64012-222-2.

Reviewed by Joseph Carignan (Air University, Air War College) Published on H-War (January, 2023) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air University)

Author: 
Mark Wilde-Ramsing, Linda F. Carnes-McNaughton
Reviewer: 
Jess Cragg

Cragg on Wilde-Ramsing and Carnes-McNaughton, 'Blackbeard's Sunken Prize: The 300-Year Voyage of Queen Anne's Revenge'

Mark Wilde-Ramsing, Linda F. Carnes-McNaughton. Blackbeard's Sunken Prize: The 300-Year Voyage of Queen Anne's Revenge. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2018. 224 pp. $28.00 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4696-4052-5

Author: 
Susan Jeffords, Fahed Yahya Al-Sumait, eds.
Reviewer: 
Reagan Fancher

Fancher on Jeffords and Al-Sumait, 'Covering bin Laden: Global Media and the World's Most Wanted Man'

Susan Jeffords, Fahed Yahya Al-Sumait, eds. Covering bin Laden: Global Media and the World's Most Wanted Man. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2015. 304 pp. $30.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-252-08040-1

Author: 
John Beeler, ed.
Reviewer: 
Bradley Cesario

Cesario on Beeler, 'The Milne Papers: The Papers of Admiral of the Fleet Sir Alexander Milne, Bt., K.C.B. (1806-1896), vol. 2, The Royal Navy and the Outbreak of the American Civil War, 1860-1862'

John Beeler, ed. The Milne Papers: The Papers of Admiral of the Fleet Sir Alexander Milne, Bt., K.C.B. (1806-1896), vol. 2, The Royal Navy and the Outbreak of the American Civil War, 1860-1862. Publications of the Navy Records Society Series. London: Routledge, 2016. 760 pp. $160.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4094-4686-6; $54.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-911423-91-1. 

Author: 
Jason Crouthamel
Reviewer: 
Elizabeth Stice

Stice on Crouthamel, 'Trauma, Religion and Spirituality in Germany during the First World War'

Jason Crouthamel. Trauma, Religion and Spirituality in Germany during the First World War. London: Bloomsbury Academic, 2021. Illustrations. 272 pp. $115.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-350-08370-7

Author: 
Ralph Moffat
Reviewer: 
Brian R. Price

Price on Moffat, 'Medieval Arms and Armour: A Sourcebook'

Ralph Moffat. Medieval Arms and Armour: A Sourcebook. Woodbridge, Suffolk: Boydell & Brewer, 2022. 352 pp. $90.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-78327-676-9.

Reviewed by Brian R. Price (Air University) Published on H-War (January, 2023) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air University)

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Author: 
Robert E. Cray
Reviewer: 
Kathryn Angelica

Angelica on Cray, 'A Notable Bully: Colonel Billy Wilson, Masculinity, and the Pursuit of Violence in the Civil War Era (Interpreting the Civil War: Text and Contexts)'

Robert E. Cray. A Notable Bully: Colonel Billy Wilson, Masculinity, and the Pursuit of Violence in the Civil War Era (Interpreting the Civil War: Text and Contexts). Kent: Kent State University Press, 2021. xi + 308 pp. $55.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-60635-424-7

Author: 
Jeremy Hicks
Reviewer: 
Patrick McColgan

McColgan on Hicks, 'Victory Banner Over the Reichstag: Film, Document and Ritual in Russia's Contested Memory of World War II'

Jeremy Hicks. Victory Banner Over the Reichstag: Film, Document and Ritual in Russia's Contested Memory of World War II. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 2020. 296 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8229-4650-2.

Reviewed by Patrick McColgan (San Diego State University) Published on H-War (January, 2023) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air University)

Author: 
Stephen P. Halbrook
Reviewer: 
Christina Chatzitheodorou

Chatzitheodorou on Halbrook, 'Gun Control in Nazi Occupied-France: Tyranny and Resistance'

Stephen P. Halbrook. Gun Control in Nazi Occupied-France: Tyranny and Resistance. Oakland: Independent Institute, 2018. 256 pp. $28.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-59813-307-3

Reviewed by Christina Chatzitheodorou (University of Glasgow) Published on H-War (January, 2023) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air University)

Author: 
Jason Warner, Ryan O'Farrell, Héni Nsaibia, Ryan Cummings
Reviewer: 
Michael Cserkits

Cserkits on Warner and O'Farrell and Nsaibia and Cummings, 'The Islamic State in Africa: The Emergence, Evolution, and Future of the Next Jihadist Battlefront'

Jason Warner, Ryan O'Farrell, Héni Nsaibia, Ryan Cummings. The Islamic State in Africa: The Emergence, Evolution, and Future of the Next Jihadist Battlefront. London: Hurst Publishers, 2021. 288 pp. (e-book), ISBN 978-1-78738-757-7; BPS 35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-78738-390-6.

Reviewed by Michael Cserkits (University of Vienna) Published on H-War (January, 2023) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air University)

Author: 
Arthur H. Mitchell, ed.
Reviewer: 
Marvin Dominguez

Dominguez on Mitchell, 'Fighting Irish in the American Civil War and the Invasion of Mexico: Essays'

Arthur H. Mitchell, ed. Fighting Irish in the American Civil War and the Invasion of Mexico: Essays. Jefferson: McFarland, 2017. 272 pp. $35.00 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4766-6480-4; $35.00 (e-book), ISBN 978-1-4766-2726-7.

Reviewed by Marvin Dominguez (University of New Mexico) Published on H-War (January, 2023) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air University)

Author: 
William Alan Blair
Reviewer: 
Keith D. Dickson

Dickson on Blair, 'The Record of Murders and Outrages: Racial Violence and the Fight over Truth at the Dawn of Reconstruction (Civil War America)'

William Alan Blair. The Record of Murders and Outrages: Racial Violence and the Fight over Truth at the Dawn of Reconstruction (Civil War America). Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2021. 184 pp.

Author: 
Mike Conway
Reviewer: 
Megan Threlkeld

Threlkeld on Conway, 'Contested Ground: The Tunnel and the Struggle over Television News in Cold War America'

Mike Conway. Contested Ground: The Tunnel and the Struggle over Television News in Cold War America. Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press, 2019. 280 pp. $90.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-62534-450-2.

Reviewed by Megan Threlkeld (Denison) Published on H-War (December, 2022) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air University)

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