Reviews

Author: 
Brian Lavery
Reviewer: 
Perry Colvin

Colvin on Lavery, 'Churchill Warrior: How a Military Life Guided Winston's Finest Hours'


Brian Lavery. Churchill Warrior: How a Military Life Guided Winston's Finest Hours. Oxford: Casemate, 2017. 448 pp. $32.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-910860-22-9.

Reviewed by Perry Colvin (Auburn University)
Published on H-War (February, 2018)
Commissioned by Margaret Sankey

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=51006

Author: 
Ricardo A. Herrera
Reviewer: 
Kevin Vanzant

Vanzant on Herrera, 'For Liberty and the Republic: The American Citizen as Soldier, 1775-1861'


Ricardo A. Herrera. For Liberty and the Republic: The American Citizen as Soldier, 1775-1861. New York: New York University Press, 2015. 272 pp. $55.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4798-1994-2.

Reviewed by Kevin Vanzant (Tennessee State University)
Published on H-War (February, 2018)
Commissioned by Margaret Sankey

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=43906

Author: 
Christopher Phillips
Reviewer: 
Andy Forney

Forney on Phillips, 'The Rivers Ran Backward: The Civil War and the Remaking of the American Middle Border'


Christopher Phillips. The Rivers Ran Backward: The Civil War and the Remaking of the American Middle Border. New York: Oxford University Press, 2016. 528 pp. $36.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-518723-6.

Reviewed by Andy Forney (Texas Christian University / US Army)
Published on H-War (February, 2018)
Commissioned by Margaret Sankey

Author: 
Jason C. Parker
Reviewer: 
Samantha A. Taylor

Taylor on Parker, 'Hearts, Minds, Voices: US Cold War Public Diplomacy and the Formation of the Third World'


Jason C. Parker. Hearts, Minds, Voices: US Cold War Public Diplomacy and the Formation of the Third World. New York: Oxford University Press, 2016. Illustrations. 280 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-025184-0.

Reviewed by Samantha A. Taylor (University of Southern Mississippi)
Published on H-War (February, 2018)
Commissioned by Margaret Sankey

Author: 
Judith Van Buskirk
Reviewer: 
Geoffrey Jensen

Jensen on Van Buskirk, 'Standing in their Own Light: African American Patriots in the American Revolution'


Judith Van Buskirk. Standing in their Own Light: African American Patriots in the American Revolution. Norman: University of Oklahoma, 2017. 312 pp. $34.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8061-5635-4.

Reviewed by Geoffrey Jensen (Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, College of Security and Intelligence Studies)
Published on H-War (February, 2018)
Commissioned by Margaret Sankey

Author: 
Christopher Baxter, Michael L. Dockrill, Keith Hamilton, eds.
Reviewer: 
Geoff Bil

Bil on Baxter and Dockrill and Hamilton, 'Britain in Global Politics Volume I: From Gladstone to Churchill'


Christopher Baxter, Michael L. Dockrill, Keith Hamilton, eds. Britain in Global Politics Volume I: From Gladstone to Churchill. Security, Conflict, and Cooperation in the Contemporary World Series. Houndmills: Palgrave Macmillan, 2014. 312 pp. $100.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-230-36044-0.

Reviewed by Geoff Bil (University of British Columbia)
Published on H-War (February, 2018)
Commissioned by Margaret Sankey

Author: 
Stanley Weintraub
Reviewer: 
Shane Reilly

Reilly on Weintraub, 'A Christmas Far from Home: An Epic Tale of Courage and Survival during the Korean War'


Stanley Weintraub. A Christmas Far from Home: An Epic Tale of Courage and Survival during the Korean War. Boston: Da Capo Press, 2014. Maps. 304 pp. $26.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-306-82232-2.

Reviewed by Shane Reilly (Army Heritage and Education Center)
Published on H-War (February, 2018)
Commissioned by Margaret Sankey

Author: 
William Hogeland
Reviewer: 
Ryan W. Booth

Booth on Hogeland, 'Autumn of the Black Snake: The Creation of the U.S. Army and the Invasion that Opened the West'


William Hogeland. Autumn of the Black Snake: The Creation of the U.S. Army and the Invasion that Opened the West. New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2017. 464 pp. $28.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-374-90177-6.

Reviewed by Ryan W. Booth (Washington State University)
Published on H-War (February, 2018)
Commissioned by Margaret Sankey

Author: 
David Smith
Reviewer: 
Ricardo Herrera

Herrera on Smith, 'William Howe and the American War of Independence'


David Smith. William Howe and the American War of Independence. Bloomsbury Studies in Military History Series. New York: Bloomsbury Publishing, 2015. 208 pp. $112.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4725-8535-6.

Reviewed by Ricardo Herrera (School of Advanced Military Studies)
Published on H-War (February, 2018)
Commissioned by Margaret Sankey

Author: 
Micah S. Muscolino
Reviewer: 
Sravani Biswas

Biswas on Muscolino, 'The Ecology of War in China: Henan Province, the Yellow River, and Beyond, 1938-1950.'


Micah S. Muscolino. The Ecology of War in China: Henan Province, the Yellow River, and Beyond, 1938-1950. Studies in Environment and History Series. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2014. 314 pp. $88.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-107-07156-8.

Reviewed by Sravani Biswas (Syracuse University)
Published on H-War (January, 2018)
Commissioned by Margaret Sankey

Author: 
Kenneth D. Alford
Reviewer: 
Benjamin M. Schneider

Schneider on Alford, 'American Crimes and the Liberation of Paris: Robbery, Rape and Murder by Renegade GIs, 1944-1947'


Kenneth D. Alford. American Crimes and the Liberation of Paris: Robbery, Rape and Murder by Renegade GIs, 1944-1947. Jeffersonville: McFarland, 2015. 240 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4766-1943-9.

Reviewed by Benjamin M. Schneider (George Mason University)
Published on H-War (January, 2018)
Commissioned by Margaret Sankey

Author: 
Nikolas Gardner
Reviewer: 
Steven Wagner

Wagner on Gardner, 'The Siege of Kut-al-Amara: At War in Mesopotamia, 1915-1916'


Nikolas Gardner. The Siege of Kut-al-Amara: At War in Mesopotamia, 1915-1916. Twentieth-Century Battles Series. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2014. 224 pp. $28.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-253-01384-2.

Reviewed by Steven Wagner (Brunel University London)
Published on H-War (January, 2018)
Commissioned by Margaret Sankey

Author: 
Paul E. Pedisich
Reviewer: 
James Risk

Risk on Pedisich, 'Congress Buys a Navy: Politics, Economics, and the Rise of American Naval Power, 1881-1921'


Paul E. Pedisich. Congress Buys a Navy: Politics, Economics, and the Rise of American Naval Power, 1881-1921. Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 2016. 304 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-68247-077-0.

Reviewed by James Risk (University of South Carolina)
Published on H-War (January, 2018)
Commissioned by Margaret Sankey

Author: 
David T. Gleeson, Simon Lewis, eds.
Reviewer: 
Andrew Lang

Lang on Gleeson and Lewis, 'The Civil War as Global Conflict: Transnational Meanings of the American Civil War'


David T. Gleeson, Simon Lewis, eds. The Civil War as Global Conflict: Transnational Meanings of the American Civil War. The Carolina Lowcountry and the Atlantic World Series. Columbia: University of South Carolina Press, 2014. viii + 308 pp. $49.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-61117-325-3.

Reviewed by Andrew Lang (Mississippi State University)
Published on H-War (January, 2018)
Commissioned by Margaret Sankey

Author: 
James Carson
Reviewer: 
Mark Eickhoff

Eickhoff on Carson, 'Against the Grain: Colonel Henry M. Lazelle and the U.S. Army'


James Carson. Against the Grain: Colonel Henry M. Lazelle and the U.S. Army. North Texas Military Biography and Memoir Series. Denton: University of North Texas Press, 2015. 432 pp. $32.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-57441-611-4.

Reviewed by Mark Eickhoff (University of Indianapolis)
Published on H-War (January, 2018)
Commissioned by Margaret Sankey

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